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This is  training material for all dance teachers.

 

I aim to heighten the way Hip Hop is offered in class. We emphasize art, education and the roots of hip hop to restructure class as a place of information, not just choreography. My work is intended to give tools to dance teachers that are in need of new information. By applying technique, terms, and dance history from the realm of street dance, my students get to plant their feet in proper foundation. It's about taking Hip Hop beyond "combo-of-the-week".

 

 This material cover topics that can help teachers do the same. Information is given in a way that helps teachers build from any starting point.

 

  • Hip Hop, Breaking, Locking, Popping - Terminology, Technique, History,Modern Approach Vs. Foundational Style

  • Warm-ups & Across the Floor - What to focus on, how to build your own, purpose behind key exercises

  • Discipline - Approaching  student behavior in a style of movement that encourages students to be more wild ( Due to the freedom of movement, encouragement of self expression and frequent association with hip hop and their own social environment outside of class)

  • Structure - Utilizing class time effectively, a guide to the school year, games & exercises, educationfor each age group.

  • Creative Movement -  The basics of choreographing and freestyling. Keeping the "hip hop" in your movement when you create modern work and understanding the rules of  classic movement.

  • Specified objectives - Adapting movement and adjusting focus for boys only classes, special needs, beginners, college prep, auditions, & more.

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Workshop Videos

Each video in this series is jam packed with terms, technique, advice & concepts. Everything in the video is based dance education methods I crafted personally.  It serves to make hip hop make sense without re-imagining the dance culture it comes from. Every word used has its place in street dance history and no lesson is given with disregard for its source.

E-books

The ultimate companion to your school year! Hip Hop teachers around the world  commonly request  curriculums, advice and anything else they can get their hands on as a pocket guide to hip hop classes. These e-books cover a range of topics as in-depth explanations and tools for education.


The flagship e-book is the "Hip Hop Handbook".  This guide was the first e-book to be developed for the Essentials program and continues to be the best seller of all digital products year after year.
View a page of The Hip Hop Handbook

 

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Over at www.thecomixmethod.com you'll find a certification for Hip Hop dance teachers! This program is a gigantic course on Hip Hop history and the relationship between core techniques & dance education.  Furthermore, once you certify you'll have access to a library of videos and files for your continued Hip Hop education! Click the "Go Beyond" link and check the whole program out!

 

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The  Essentials Store
 

Shop here for all currently available products. Each video & e-book are available as digital downloads which will be sent via e-mail associated with the order usually within 24 hours of purchase. The products are dropbox downloads, however you do not need a dropbox account in order to access the link to the item. Service products include digital media that is customized to your order and you will be provided with further information on production time.

Dropbox links are sent to the e-mail associated with the initial purchase unless a request is made for an alternative e-mail. Links are not to be shared with other individuals and any request to access a folder containing a product will be denied unless confirmed to be  an alternative e-mail from the initial customer.

 

 

Videos: Class Content Series: Popping & Isolations

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Let's shed all the extra content of the workshop videos and get down to exactly what you want.. Class content! Each video workshop in this series will focus on a single subject of the primary teacher training videos, giving you a new set of steps, how they relate to each other, & what to do with them.

In the "Popping & Isolations" video, we work together to cover the most important elements of the popular concept of isolations, waving, popping & more. In it's pure form, and as a compliment to hip hop movement, popping is widely used in the world of street dance. Modern choreography, k-pop dancers, & all of the trendiest choreographers tap into popping and isolations to create powerful movement in presentations.. Making it arguably the most used techniuqe in the world of hip hop dance. The techniques behind effective popping are explored and broken down so that you can learn how to master this wildly popular style of movement. What's included:

Waving - effective lessons and visuals to create real, visually pleasing waves through the arms & body

Popping/hitting - Exercises for strengthening the look and feel of muscle contractions in your arms, core, & more.

Isolations - The most effective approach to separating body parts to create the visuals associated with popping.


Choreography - How to place the movement in both hip hop pieces & popping pieces. Music choice. Creativity and variations to consider.

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