The Moonwalk, from Bill Bailey to Michael Jackson

This is one of the first ever moonwalks on film Bill Bailey tapping to a rather quiet instrumental version of the Larks’ hit “The World is Waiting for Sunrise” performed by the Paul Williams Quartet.

I know many of you have seen numerous moonwalking tips. Here, I provide my insight and a couple of reminders to make the moonwalking technique easier to learn. My right knee ligaments are torn so I apologize for not being at my best when shooting this, thanks. – Phillip Dang

This is the first in the newest HOW TO: series that I will be updating weekly.

In this tutorial you will learn 3 easy steps in under 5 minutes that will teach you the basic concepts of the moonwalk. I break it down and give you close ups so you can see each detail in the movement. There’s a recap at the end so you can really get it down and by the end of the video you should definitely be able to moonwalk!

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MoonWalk Facts:
– Was a tap dance move that was integrated into the hip-hop dance style “Popping”

– Michael Jackson first did the moonwalk at the award show Motown 25 in 1983!

– Michael Jackson learned the Moonwalk from Derek “Cooley” Jackson and Jeffrey Daniels

– The “Moonwalk” is also known as the “Backslide”