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Face Your Ego
Face Your Ego

Face Your Ego

    We all have an ego, and it only gets bigger the more you succeed.  Today you’re going to see what happens when your ego takes over, like it…

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The Day I Battled B-Boy Lamine, the 90s French King of Flow
The Day I Battled B Boy Lamine The 90s French King Of Flow

The Day I Battled B-Boy Lamine, the 90s French King of Flow

It's not everyday that you get to battle the people that you look up to, and it can be nerve-wracking. I had only ever seen Lamine in VHS tapes, and…

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Style vs. Power? An age-old tale in Breaking
Style Vs. Power An Age Old Tale In Breaking

Style vs. Power? An age-old tale in Breaking

In a battle of STYLE vs POWER - who wins?  Lately I’ve been digging in the crates - my VHS crates! And I found some footage that I thought had…

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What It Takes To Be A Great Breaking Teacher
What It Takes To Be A Great Breaking Teacher

What It Takes To Be A Great Breaking Teacher

“So many times, I asked to myself to be something that can encourage them to be better, and this is something, foreal, that made me be a better person” -…

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The Art of B-boy Storytelling
The Art Of B Boy Storytelling

The Art of B-boy Storytelling

Do you know how to beat a round that's packed with insane gravity-defying moves and world-class dynamics? Breaking with some incredible storytelling. In fact, good storytelling is just as hard,…

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Why A Winning Mentality Is A Warrior’s Mentality
Why A Winning Mentality Is A Warriors Mentality

Why A Winning Mentality Is A Warrior’s Mentality

I don’t battle for fun. I battle to win. This mentality got my crew hated by everyone in the country, but we didn’t care. We were out for the crown.…

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Ways to Use Breaking to Improve Your Mental Health
Ways To Use Breaking To Improve Your Mental Health

Ways to Use Breaking to Improve Your Mental Health

This week, I wanted to talk about mental health and the role breaking has to play in it. It's one of those things that never gets talked about, but I'm not…

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Lessons Learned from My Battle Against Boogie Brats
Lessons Learned From My Battle Against Boogie Brats

Lessons Learned from My Battle Against Boogie Brats

Who's the illest b-boy or b-girl you've ever battled? Sometimes, we want that easy win, but what'll carry you further in your path as a dancer, are those match-ups against…

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My Battle Against Hong 10 at Red Bull BC One
My Battle Against Hong 10 At Red Bull BC One

My Battle Against Hong 10 at Red Bull BC One

It was 2016, I had just started the Dojo a year earlier. And one day while I was at practice, I got an email from Red Bull, inviting me to…

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The Dynamic Duos of Breaking History
The Dynamic Duos Of Breaking History

The Dynamic Duos of Breaking History

Before the solo competition era of breaking, it was all about repping with your crew - K-mel and Megas for Boogie Brats, Swift Rock and Storm for Battle Squad, Ayumi…

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The Difference Between A Cypher Battle and a Big Stage Battle
The Difference Between A Cypher Battle And A Big Stage Battle

The Difference Between A Cypher Battle and a Big Stage Battle

I had no idea what to expect when I managed to hustle my way into the 1-on-1's at the UK B-Boy Champs in '03. I had gone from cyphers and…

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How to manage your money like a pro
How To Manage Your Money Like A Pro

How to manage your money like a pro

The time to save money is when you have it. And the opportunities for breakers to earn a living from breaking are only growing from here. But why bother saving…

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Lessons from 6 years of creating Hip Hop dance theatre
Lessons From 6 Years Of Creating Hip Hop Dance Theatre

Lessons from 6 years of creating Hip Hop dance theatre

Back in 2000, I had done my first solo Hip Hop dance performance in a black box theatre. You might not believe it, but Flow Mo crew actually started from…

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Boredom Breeds Creativity
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Boredom Breeds Creativity

I hope you're all doing ok thus far. I know in Finland, we've started to lift some of emergency restrictions, but not everything is open still. Which means that we're…

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Why I quit competing in 2020
Why I Quit Competing In 2020

Why I quit competing in 2020

My first battle was in '97, and I've been competing every single ever since. Finally after 23 years, after making it to UK Champs, Battle of the Year, Red Bull,…

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How to find the groove in footwork
How To Find The Groove In Footwork

How to find the groove in footwork

I see it a lot. Someone's got funky as tops, but as soon as they get down on the floor, it's like they're a different dancer. But why? The secret…

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Why “Breakdance Tutorials” Don’t Work, and What to Focus On Instead
Why Breakdance Tutorials Dont Work And What To Focus On Instead

Why “Breakdance Tutorials” Don’t Work, and What to Focus On Instead

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The Truth about Foundation for B-Boys and B-Girls
The Truth About Foundation For B Boys And B Girls

The Truth about Foundation for B-Boys and B-Girls

A pretty big question was fumbling around in my mind a lot lately. What is Foundation? Imagine you’re teaching a breaking class and one of your students asks. What would…

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Why the Complete B-Boy Solo Needs an Ill Go Down
Why The Complete B Boy Solo Needs An Ill Go Down

Why the Complete B-Boy Solo Needs an Ill Go Down

I hope you aren't making this mistake No matter how fresh their material was, I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Those b-boys and b-girls kept throwing the same go…

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The True Importance of Teaching
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The True Importance of Teaching

In the scene we have many approached to teaching. A lot breakers teach but with very different motives. Many people do it to get extra cash which is cool. But…

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The Beauty of Ground Power
The Beauty Of Ground Power

The Beauty of Ground Power

When continuous air flares came along in the game late 90’s and early 2000’s, the concept of what was knows as power (or dynamics earlier on in the old school…

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Six keys to longevity in breaking
Six Keys To Longevity In Breaking

Six keys to longevity in breaking

Time for New Years resolutions! Many people make promises to eat better, train more and take care of them selves. Here are our tips to keep going. How to stay…

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How to win Red Bull BC One
How To Win Red Bull BC One

How to win Red Bull BC One

As you probably know, the Red Bull BC One world finals will go down this weekend in Amsterdam. The line up is chosen and it's looking pretty sick. What will…

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Will you wait for your opponent to start the battle?
Will You Wait For Your Opponent To Start The Battle

Will you wait for your opponent to start the battle?

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The Worst I Ever Got Smoked
The Worst I Ever Got Smoked

The Worst I Ever Got Smoked

A little throwback story to 2003, the worst time I, Focus, ever got smoked. Early 2000’s I traveled and battled some with a Swedish crew called Beef Noodles. The leader…

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How to Pass Prelims and Never Look Back

If you’re tired of waiting for hours at the jam only to realize you didn’t make it past prelims, you’ve come to the right spot. Today you begin your journey to understand what’s been holding you back from shining and consistently making it past prelims. Once you join the course, I’ll be sending you a series of three videos where I show you how to:

  • train your mind to a champion level
  • understand exactly what the judges are looking for
  • structure your rounds with killer content
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How to Make It to the Top 32 and Beyond

In this FREE training series, learn how to train your mind, understand judging, and throw a killer round.

In this FREE training series, learn how to train your mind, understand judging, and throw a killer round.