The School of Madd Chadd

You guys, we are so, so close to winter break. (If you're already on break, we'll forgive you...but just this once.) The weeks leading up to Christmas and Hanukkah can be super stressful. With exams, holiday shopping and final Nutcracker performances to worry about, it's easy to lose sight of the truly important things—like preparing to wow your family with your sick new moves.

If grandpa out-danced you at Thanksgiving, now's your chance to make a comeback. But you can't expect to impress without the element of surprise. They'll assume you're going to perform your Nutcracker variation, or that tap number from your Rockette-inspired Christmas show. But this year, you'll be rockin' the robot—because Chadd Smith, aka Madd Chadd, aka the Dubstep Dad, aka "that awesome robot dancer from LXD and the Virgin America Safety Video," is finally letting us in on the tricks of his trade with his first-ever video tutorial.

All joking aside, Madd Chadd is the master of isolations, and watching him demonstrate the fundamentals of his art form is pretty inspiring. So whether or not your planning to #dancebattle it out this Christmas, we highly recommend pick up some new moves.

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