How To Do The CittiRokk

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How To Do The CittiRokk

Nilcia Lieuw-Renfurm
January 23, 2024
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The “CittiRokk” was popularized by dancer and TikToker Cityboyrio in 2018.

He started doing this specific set of grooves on TikTok and it took over the entire app within months!

He was inspired by Chris Tucker’s character in the popular movie Rush Hour, who dances in his car with Jackie Chan.

Watch the move demonstrated here:

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  1. Front Rock: start with a rock groove by rocking forward with your body. Bend from your waist and let your upper body go forward while your waist is going back. Practice rocking forward with the beat of an easy to follow song.
  2. Back Rock: instead of letting your upper body go forward, now lean it back. Practice each “rock” 4 times per 8 count.
  3. Now that you got the basic rock down, let’s add in the arms and one lean to the side.  Here’s how: Rock forward on 1, lean to the right side on 2, cross your arms at shoulder/face height on 3 and bring your torso back  to the center on 4. Make sure that as you move through each count, your hands are in fists, hovering close to the shoulders!
  4. Now try going in the opposite direction and bring your upper body to the front, left, and then center.
  5. Once you’ve got it down on both sides, let's add in the legs. When you cross your arms, pop your opposite  leg up at the same time. If you’re leaning left, bring your right foot and knee up. If you’re leaning right, bring the left leg up.
  6. Lastly, let's practice the full move going to the back instead of the front. Go: back, to the right, cross, center. Back, to the left, cross, center. Instead of leaning forward you lean back, but the directions are the same!

All done!

So now you can practice! Always drill on half tempo and then build up to go full speed.