The three step is a relatively easy bboy move, that is a bit tougher than a
This move requires a little bit more coordination and athleticism than the previous.
Push up position with your feet spread wider than shoulder-width apart.
No matter the side on which you decide to start, one leg will pass under the other to kick out in front of you.
As you do this, the leg that is over will hop underneath you, so that you're sitting on your heel.
To do this right, you have lift up the arm that is on the opposite side of the leg that passed under and kicked in front.
You should now be sitting on your heel, with the same side arm in the air for balance.
The other leg should be straight out in front of you, with the same side arm on the ground beside you (also for balance).
From here, you’ll switch your position, so that you’ll be in the exact same position on the other side.
To do that, you’ll have to hop off the leg that you’re sitting on.
As you hop, you will have to :
1) Pull in the leg that is out in front of you, 2) Kick out the leg that was bent under you, and 3) Switch your arm positions (so that the opposite arm is in the air, and the other arm is on the ground beside you).
A good exercise for the three step (and other downrock moves) is to practice switching back and forth, just like you’re doing in this step 2.
Alright, now that you’re in the opposite position that you were in after step 1, you can finish the move and go back to the modified push up position.
You do that by allowing the leg that is in front of you, to swing out to the side (to the left if your right leg is out, and to the right if your left leg is out), and trip the leg that’s under you.
As one leg is about trip the other, you will hop on the leg that's underneath you (to let the straight leg pass under it).
You can give yourself a lot more time to return your legs to the original position by putting all your weight on your arms (since you must put them down in front of you, before the hop).
This last step is the most difficult of the three, because you must put most of your weight on your hands, in order to give yourself the time to return your legs to the starting position.
That's a three step!
Practice this move on both sides.
Practice going into it and out of it from different moves.
Improvise with it, once you’ve mastered the basics.
Make it your own... and do something different with it.
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