Classic Vintage Lindy Hop Shapes


This long course will comprise of many popular lindy hop shapes from history that every aspiring master must know. Moves with famous names such as: Texas Tommy, Tuck Turns, Pass by’s and more will be covered in this course. I encourage you to master these shapes and begin recognizing how fundamental they are to basic jazz movement.


 How to do the Tuck Turn:

In this module students will gain practical wisdom for executing the classic tuck turn. Students will also apply the street smart swing method for leading and following this shape by leading different intensities of energy.


Classic Swiveling during a swing out:

• In this module Laurel Ryan will highlight simple techniques that explain the classic shape of swiveling during a swing out.

• Followers will learn from Laurel Ryan how to swivel while moving in a circle.


Classic Frankie Manning Moves:

In this module, students will learn some of Frankie Manning most popular movements intrinsic to the lindy hop dance.

• The mini dip

•  Frankie Hop (come to closed)

• Frankie point

• Frankie skates

• Frankie come around 6 count with two kicks



The sugar push:


In this module, students will learn the classic 6 count sugar push mechanics.

• Breaking down the sugar push



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Don’t forget the school membership includes access to the Creative Lindy Hop moves Archive, All lindy hop courses no matter what the level, and access to the other Teacher Training Courses.


See you in class!




Lindy hop moves by Jamin Jackson can be collected here at Street Smart Swing. Students are encouraged to utilize the techniques discovered with the classic lindy hop moves course to better help their creative input. The essence of lindy hop is preserved when a dancers understands the balancing act need to add classic lindy hop moves with new lindy hop moves. Jamin Jackson and his team strongly encourage students to take advantage of this course to empower them throughout their journey mastering classic lindy hop movement.