Street-speak

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SOMe of the art forms that in­fuse the col­li­sion arts asia per­for­mances: Free run­ning — a form of ur­ban ac­ro­bat­ics with moves like “turn vaults” (vault­ing over a wall or plat­form while turn­ing your body 180° to jump down) and “wall spins” (run to a wall, jump, place both hands on the wall, and ver­ti­cally ro­tate 360°). also called park­our. trick­ing — a sport cum art form that aims to cre­ate an aes­thetic blend of flips, kicks, and twists, of­ten in­cor­po­rat­ing moves from mar­tial arts such as the taek­wondo 540 kick, wushu but­ter­fly twist and capoeira dou­ble leg move. b-boy­ing — of­ten called break­danc­ing, this is a street dance linked to hip-hop cul­ture, and in­cludes move­ments of one’s hands and shoul­ders, the head spin and stylish freeze poses.

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