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CLIP 12945

Incorporating Locking into Street Dance

Incorporating Locking into Street Dance
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Key Info
  • Incorporating Locking into Street Dance
  • Street Dance crew Lil Diamondz perform on the CBBC show Alesha’s Street Dance Stars. The performance incorporates many street dance styles such as Popping and Old School and Hype, with the music influencing the movement. Lil Diamondz give a performance showing versatility and focusing on Locking. There is precision timing in their sequence and good use of unison and pair work demonstrates the slap contact work, that goes alongside locking and popping as a genre. The group were the eventual winners of Alesha’s Street Dance Stars in 2011.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education

       Topic:

    Dance Activities

  • Keywords: Street Dance, Locking, Popping, old school, performance, dance, formations, transitions, style, Streetdancestars, alesha
Ideas for use in class
  • This can be used as a stimulus or reference when discussing how to evaluate a performance, especially for the Street style Locking. The group demonstrate precision timing, careful arm locks and wrist rolls, plus pair work contact. Teachers can use the clip to demonstrate locking and different actions, space, dynamics and relationships within a dance piece. They could ask groups to look at the performance and identify changes in levels, use of space, change in directions, costumes, music etc.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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