Videos: How to do the Diski Dance


Start learning the soccer-based moves of South Africa’s diski dance and you’ll start feeling the rhythm of African football – and the energy and passion that’s in store for the world at the 2010 Fifa World Cup!

Diski Dance demonstration

The full workout:

Diski Dance lesson

The full sequence clarified. Remember, though: it’s about diski (South African township lingo for “soccer”), so you should feel free to add your own moves, and create your own routines.

Diski Dance move 1

Lift up the ball: a closer look at the opening move. The videos that follow focus on other selected moves – but not in full or exact sequence.

Diski Dance move 2

Use your head!

Diski Dance move 3

Table Mountain (in other words, make your back flat!)

Diski Dance move 4

Release, hold, kick the ball!

Diski Dance move 5

Skip over and pass the ball (and let someone else do some work. Phew!)