The Windmill is the move most people think of when they contemplate break dancing. The famous move consists of balancing on your hands, head, and chest while spining your legs around and around in a circular motion.
This tutorial video is specifically designed to teach the hugely popular Euro dance, "Jumpstyle" to beginners who have little or no experience. It is recommended to wear shoes while you Jumpstyle and to stretch beforehand. Jumpstyle revolves around the music... You are supposed to jump with every step you take, as well as jump to the beat of the music.
This is a quick BBoy tutorial put together to show hand hopping techniques. You don't need one arm handstands to do hand hops. Remember to try at your own risk.
The Hang Glide Freeze is an important move for any B-boy or girl to learn because it develops the strength needed for more advanced freezes, and often is used to transition into power moves. Watch this video to learn how to pull it off.
Whether you like the name "worm" or "dolphin", the moves the same— a cool and trendy breakdance-style dance move where you lay on the ground and act like a slippery worm (or dolphin). This dance tutorial covers the "froward worm" move, with David Norseworthy from the Fresh Dance Workshop.
The coffee grinder, aka the helicopter, is a tough breakdance move to master. If you're determined to beef up your coffee grinder skills, follow this breakdancing tutorial to learn the move properly. This should be the first move you learn.
This video will demonstrate all of the necessary steps needed to master 4 corners. Learn the right moves in these step-by-step tutorials that are designed to help anyone, both professional and amature, to pick it up fast and get right on the dance floor.
This video teaches you how to do the popular dance, "the jerk". First, you step on your left foot with your right foot up behind you then you jump and land on your right foot with your left foot up behind you. Then you jump on your left foot, jump on your right foot and jump up on your left foot. Then you jump on your right foot, jump on your left and land on your right foot. It's like a square. Then the creator of the video shows all of the steps in fast forward. Also there is a montage of p...
This video teaches the secrets to do a basic break dance drop in simple steps. First stand on your tip of your toes and jump to right side, come back and do the same with the other leg. Now again go back to left side by popping your right leg simultaneously. While popping your leg will be folded under your knee and drop to the ground with your hand support. Practice it again and again till you perfect it. Finally do the basic drop with some simple steps along with music. Do a breakdance drop.
This is a subtitled tutorial for BBoys looking to breakdance. The 1990 is a classic bboy move in breakdancing. Check out the step by step to get your moves on.
This guys got it. The windmill is the signature break move where you spin your legs over your head in a circle. Watch the stretch basics too. Lean on the shoulder, throw your legs and then drop the arm to create momentum. This will have you rolling from shoulder to shoulder. It is ALL legs. The legs move in a scissor. The higher the leg, the easier.
Just remember, for all powermoves, you have to get used to it. Train holding your body weight on the hand that you lift off with right hand for clockwise. You do not have to be able to balance a 1 handed handstand, just hold an L-kick or pike on that hand. This will strengthen the triceps. Also do not train flexibility by splits, you need all the muscles around ur legs and hands to be flexible. Just do flares and mills for flexibility.
Here's an approach to different concepts within liquid through one of the foundational concepts- the handflow. You can use the handflow as a gateway of learning many other liquid dance concepts. Note: Be sure to click on Chapter 2 (A continuation of using the handflow as a gateway to several liquid concepts) and Chapter 3 (Another section of exploring several liquid concepts through the handflow) to watch the full liquid dance tutorial.
Liquid dance is a gestural, interpretive dance form that involves fluid like movements. Usually the hands and arms are the primary focus of liquid dance. Liquid dance is commonly associated with rave culture. Watch this dance tutorial to learn how to do the liquid dance move: Rails.
Here is a video of basic glowchuck movements. This is a liquid dance prop dance instructional. Using glowsticks in liquid dance is integral especially for electronic parties and rave nights. It adds a textural element to dancing in crowds.
Liquid Pop Collective put this video out a few years ago; it is quite effective in breaking the style down into it's "learn-able" pieces. This video breaks down the popping techniques used in Liquid dancing.
Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "swipe" move. You have to practice these a lot in order to get good at this move. Watch this how to video and you will be breaking the swipe in no time.
Learn how to do the basic steps for break dancing. We start with showing you the float, glide, and slide technique.
This video was shot in de beautiful and modern city of Rotterdam, in the netherlands, starring the dutch break dancer Stefan Dirven accompained by the song "Freestyle - Crystal ball"
Looking for a show stopping powermove? Check out this video to learn the windmill. The windmill is a great breakdance move that will leave everyone in the audience speechless. If you need to learn the hang glide freeze, hop over to this video.
Today's innovation lies in the world of poppin' and lockin'. In fact, WonderHowTo's very own CTO, Bryan Crow, is no stranger to the realm of pop and lock-tastic (ask him, maybe he'll share some tips). But until Bryan posts some vids, we enjoy Korean extraordinaire Edo, as he gets awesomely inhuman for a chance to be the next big star at K-pop factory Cube Entertainment.
Footwork, both standing up and on the ground, is the bread and butter of your breakdancing routine. And you can always tell the difference between a breakdancing pro and a beginner/sloppy breakdancer by how smoothly he transitions between movements.
Isolations are basically isolating single body parts - the hands, one leg, even one knee - to perform a dance move focused on that one body part. This means you can perform an isolation by popping your knee or gliding your arm up and down, for example.
FLoorwork is half of the equation for really impressive break dancing. While your floorwork itself might be wicked cool, it's going to look unrehearsed and sloppy if you can't transition smoothly from dancing standing up to the floor.
This kid has an amazing sense of humor and big balls. It takes both to go on national television and breakdance on a gigantic prosthetic erection.
In the field of break dancing, there is either win or lose, no try. That's because the superior upper body strength and advanced hand-eye-leg coordination required by the dance style are extremely demanding, leaving only a select few who work hard and get really good.
This video shows you a basic drill to help improve your Russian kick technique. This is a great breakdancing move, also referred to as the V-kick. Put everyone else's breakdance moves to shame and learn this Russian kick!
Need some improvement for your breakdance moves, specifically your headspins? Then this guide will show you some great practice routines to beef up your headspinning. These drills should be done whenever you practicing. So should the neck stretches!
The knee float is one of the coolest ways to get up off the ground of the many ways conceived by breakdancers and martial artists around the world. This video will show you how to do one, breaking it down so that you can learn each step individually. With practice, you can make this move look sick.
The knee float is one of the most recognizable moves in both breakdancing and popping, and might be the slickest way to get up off your stomach ever conceived in dance or martial arts. It's hard to pull off smoothly, but this video will show you how to do a perfectly smooth knee float, and breaks it down real slow so anyone can learn it.
This video tutorial will give you all of the info you need to perform the Two Step, or better known as the Baby Swipe. Bboy goes into detail on each move, moving slowly, and commenting on each move, making it easy for anyone to understand.
Bboy shows you how to do the three step. With easy to follow instructions, he breaks down every step so you can see the movements and technique required to pull off each move, and it's repetitive enough that anyone can learn these moves easily.
This video shows you how to take the six step and combine it with the kneerock. Bboy takes a moment to show you how the six step and the kneerock work step-by-step. By the end of this video you'll be breakin' like a pro!
In this video you'll find demonstrations for toprock variations in breakdancing. Learn the steps, the style, and the moves that'll get you up on your feet and dancing like a pro in no time. Must by DJ Mar and DJ Pablo respectively.
In this dance tutorial, if you're interested in doing some break dance moves, this should help.
A super cool way to get from move to move while you are breakdancing is by freezing. Learn how to freeze in a stylish way and transition from move to move with this tutorial. Follow along and practice until you get it down pat. Pretty soon you will be a superstar and wowing audiences everywhere.
Moonwalking is one of the most recognized and popular dance moves that was made popular by Pop King Michael Jackson. It seems like a difficult dance that is hard to perform, but with the right teacher and practice can be done easily.
Check out this totally slick tutorial where the Breakdancing Ninja shows you the drills and strength excercises you need to do Breakdancing/Gymnastic Flares. Flares are essential to any good breaking routine. In this clip you will learn how to get started with the right workout so that your body is strong enough to handle the flares. Follow along and pretty soon you will be getting a standing ovation anytime you step it up!
In this clip, learn how to do an awesome set of breakdancing moves that will get everyone on their feet and clapping. This tutorial from the Breakdancing Ninja will walk you through handstands, step by step. First, you will start out with regular handstands and move on to the more difficult one-armed style. So, if you are ready to dance, check out this clip and start breaking!
If you want to learn how to Jerk or Reject dance first you have to skip backwards with your feet! Your first move will be to start off by jumping forward with your right foot and then come back with your right foot in the air. Next jump forward with your left leg and bend up your right leg. Then put your right leg down and your left leg up. Now repeat this same step over but with your other side. This is the simple easy jerk! Another way is to put your right leg up bent to the side and bring ...