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How To Do The New School Smurf

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How To Do The New School Smurf

Charise Roberts
October 26, 2021
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This version of the Smurf blew up in the 90s at clubs and parties.

It’s a great Hip Hop move that you can add your own swag to!

Watch the move demonstrated here:

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If you’re more of a reader, keep scrolling and follow along with the steps below!


How to do the New School Smurf

  1. Start by putting on a song with an easy-to-follow beat. Then, start bouncing to the beat by bending your knees and bouncing up and down.
  2. Now let’s add in the arm movement. You’re going to create a motion almost like you’re swimming. Bring your right arm up by your shoulder, keeping your hand in a loose fist. Then bring your right arm forward in front of you, and as you do so, bring your left arm (hand in a fist) behind you. Finally, bring your right arm back to its original position, drawing the arm back, while bringing the left arm out in front.
  3. Continuously practice the swimming motion for the arms while also bouncing with your legs.

All done!

This is just a basic version of the New School Smurf.

You can also try a different variation where you do a 2 Step instead of a bounce! Watch the video above to see how it’s done. :)

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