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Presenter: This is how to do a backspin!
Roxy: Hi, I'm Roxy, and I'm going to show you how to do a backspin.
First things first. Make sure you've got a smooth floor, and you might want to wear a slippery jacket.
So, we're going to start on the floor with your legs split, like this.
Next, you kick your bent leg in a circular motion, and at the same time you're going to lean back.
You want to make sure that you're very high on your back, in between your shoulder blades.
Keep practising that move until you can get enough speed to get a little spin.
Presenter: So, lie on your side and kick your leg all the way round to get spinning.
Roxy: The last thing you need to learn is the tuck. So, once you're on your back and you've done about half a spin, you're going to pull your knees into your chest and have your feet up to the ceiling.
Presenter: So, to backspin, kick your leg around, roll onto your shoulders, and tuck in your legs to spin like a record.
Roxy: After lots of practice, if you want to go faster, you need to kick your leg harder and push off of your right hand as you lean into it.
And that's how you do a backspin!
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