Preventing Pulled GroinsMost breakdancers have pulled their groins during their career at least once. Pulled groins occur most commonly when breakdancers execute power moves. So what is it and how and why does it happen?What is it?A pulled groin is a tear in the muscle. The tear can vary from very small to completely severed requiring surgery to re-attach the muscle. Most likely in Breakdancing you will have a small tear that will hurt but not require surgery. If you tore the muscle, you have to let it heal. The best way to let it heal is to get blood in there by doing rehabilitation exercises and… Read entire story.
Shoulder StrengthStrong shoulders make strong bboys. If you want to be on your hands and make it look easy get comfortable being upside down. Handstands are the basics you need to master. To get to the next level start training like a gymnast and introduce rings to your workout. This article gives you a peek at how I maintain my shoulder strength to stay injury free and keep performing after 20 years of Breakdancing.The BasicsYou get stronger when you expose your body to physical stress. Your body responds by getting stronger and/or growing more muscle. The physical stress has to be sufficient enough to force your body to adapt. The key is intensity whether… Read entire story.
This past weekend the Pro Breaking Tour made its way to my home state of Florida making Shaolin Production’s Temple Rock Vol. 4. The 32nd official stop of the 2017 tour! DAY ONE The jam kicked off with a cypher night at the community spot DGEBK (DJing, Graffitti, Emceeing, Breaking, and Knowledge) Studios. No battles or any formal schedule, just good music and vibes. Day One was dedicated to Mex, having all the proceeds go to the MEX ONE-Legacy Fund. The man himself, Daniel aka “Beanie”, made a special appearance joined by the rest of Mex’s Family. Beanie even got down and bugged out in the cyphers with his cousins! I had the honor of … Read entire story.
Freestyle Session 20th Year Anniversary was an amazing weekend, but the highlight for us was the dedication to David MexOne Alvarado. Family gathered together to dedicate our music, dance, and art to Mex. The Alvarado Family along with Unique Styles Crew, The Squadron, and Fusik shared a special moment together on stage with the international community all around. Freestyle Session was always one of Mex’s favorite events, and it was only right that Cros One provided the opportunity to make this dedication happen. Cros we are truly grateful for bringing us all together. We would also like to thank Daniel Zhu and the entire Stance team for not only doing an amazing job at capturing the full event, but capturing these amazing … Read entire story.
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Last Sunday UDEF Pro Breaking Tour hit the big apple for its 7th stop of the year. Make your Marks took place in Queens N.Y. While the weather did not collaborate, it did not stop some of the best bboys in northern USA from representing. Bboys like Heat Rock(Boston), Ekcite(RepStyles), Loose Lee(Dynamic Rockers), Tata(Beast Coast) and all the way from Seoul Korea, DOL (MBCrew). All photos by: Kien Quan As the battles went on, many of the top competitors started to separated themselves until the finals where it became a USA Vs Korea Final. Two of the best young bboys from their respective countries, Tata Beast Coast Crew Vs DOL MBCrew. Two very different styles and approach to the dance… Read entire story.
The 6th stop in the UDEF 2015 ProBreakTour took place in the windy city of Chicago, IL. 3 vs 3 squads from across the nation made it out to represent at this years Heartz and Mindz Jam. Aside from the 3 vs 3 battles, Heartz and Mindz included 3 expo battles featuring: Black Attack vs Airtime Atlas – Omen vs Monk and what you can consider the “main event” expo of the night Nick Abat representing Style Elements out of California vs 5 Crew Dynasty’s own Invertebrate representing New York City. East vs West Battle: NICK ABAT – Style Elements VS INVERTEBRATE – 5Crew Dynasty Pictures by IG users: @Sabrinaeva… Read entire story.