Physical Education KS2: The 'happy feet' technique in house dance

Turbo offers a breakdown of the technique called 'happy feet', used in house dance.

Turbo demonstrates the move slowly with clear directions, breaking down each of the four steps in the combination.

He also shows the body moving forward and back in relation to the feet.

The full combination is then performed at a very fast speed to the music a further four times.

This clip is from the BBC series, Street Dance Masterclass.

Teacher Notes

The movement should be taught very slowly, step by step.

It can then be rehearsed with speed gradually building up. It's a great 'show piece' to add to a street dance routine, that pupils can choreograph themselves.

Curriculum Notes

Exploring the art of street dance, this series will be relevant for teaching physical education and dance at primary level.

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