Welcome to Level 1
In this video, Nick discusses what he will cover in level 1. He also discusses the importance of stressing the home base position.

Warm Up

Level 1.1
In this video, Nick breaks down his most used Level 1 warm up – Counting Your Shuffles.

Basics

Level 1.2
In this video, Nick breaks down how to find Home Base – the first position of his tap program.

Level 1.3
In this video, Nick breaks down the way he teaches shuffles to his level 1 students. He calls them Elevator Shuffles.

Level 1.4
In this video, Nick breaks down the way he teaches flaps to his level 1 students. He calls them Elevator Flaps.

Level 1.5
In this video, Nick breaks down the paradiddle. He also discusses looking for the crease across your toes.

Level 1.6
In this video, Nick breaks down the basic pull-back – one of the most important skills to master in level 1.

Across the Floor

Level 1.7
In this video, Nick breaks down an across the floor exercise consisting of 4 slow flaps and 8 fast flaps.

Level 1.8
In this video, Nick introduces another across the floor exercise he uses in level 1 – Flap-Flap-Flap-Hop.

Level 1.9
In this video, Nick breaks down an across the floor exercise – Step-Shuffle-Hop-Step-Step.

Level 1.10
In this video, Nick breaks down how he leads pull-backs across the floor in level 1.

8 Count Drill

Level 1.11
In this video, Nick breaks down an eight count drill he uses in level 1 – Flap-Flap-Shuffle-Ball-Change, Shuffle-Hop-Step, Shuffle-Hop-Step.

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