Remember the show Soul Train from back in the 60’s and 70’s?
The original “Jerk” dance move comes from that era, but since then, it’s been modified and revamped for the 2010s.
It was created for freestyling and dance battling, but now, it’s a popular social dance too.
In recent years, the Jerk is often paired up with the Reject – a move that looks like you're skipping backwards in place.
Watch this video for a demonstration of the Jerk:
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If you’re more of a reader, keep scrolling and follow along with the steps below!
Keep in mind, this description is just a basic Jerk move – but there are lots of other arm motions and levels you can use to keep this one interesting.
Watch the video earlier in this article to get inspired. Good luck!