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The History of Jumpstyle
Transcript of The History of Jumpstyle
By Zakery Phillips
What is Jumpstyle?
Jumpstyle is a dance that consists of kicks, spins, jumping to the beat, and hand motions to keep balance.
This is Jumpstyle
Where does Jumpstyle come from?
In the 90's a dance called Jumpstyle was made in Belgium. Jumpstyle started on April 27th, 1996.
The First type of Jumpstyle was called "OldSchool" or Basis Jump and was later to be the simplest form of Jumpstyle. It consists of 5 basic steps that anyone can learn.
Any varieties of Jumpstyle?
There are a lot of different versions of Jumpstyle that anyone can learn.
One such style is called Hardjump. The difference is that it is a more complicated version because it includes 6 steps instead of 5 and is preformed to more aggresive beats.
Another version of Jumpstyle is called Freestyle.
Freestyle is the incorporation of all the jumpstyle and own personal flair. Their are no rules and this is one of the most popular forms of Jumpstyle.
How well known is this dance?
Jumpstyle is known all over the world! Over three billion people jump. There are even tournaments held for Jumpstyle. Germany was the first to hold an international tournament for it. This is what happened at the tournament that was held this year.
That is the history of Jumpstyle