The Big Apple – from the movie Keep Punching

In this video you can see the original clip p from the 1939 movie “Keep Punching” starring Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers. This is the famous “Big Apple” routine that is performed (or at least attempted) at many swing dances. In the clip you can see Frankie Manning, the lead dancer for the group,

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This is the original routine: everytime you see the Big Apple Routine performed around the world this is where everybody is getting the inspiration from.

Performed by: Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers

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The Big Apple routine full on counts

Patrick & Natasha from PatrickAndNatasha.com show the Big Apple full routine with the counts.

This is the full Big Apple routine inspired by the movie “Keep Punching”. (LINK to the Keep Punching wave)


Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Susie Q, Jump Charleston and Pecking

Patrick & Natasha from PatrickAndNatasha.com show the Big Apple routine part 14.

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: side step into lift the knee, Susie Q (1x8count) with a triple step at the end, Jump Charleston (1x8count) where the leader and follower change positions, Susie Q (1x8count) with a triple step at the end, Jump Charleston where the leader and follower change positions into pecking.

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

Youtube Channel:
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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Flying Charleston and Knee Slap

Patrick & Natasha from PatrickAndNatasha.com show the Big Apple routine part 13.

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Basic Charleston(1x8count), Flying Charleston (1x8count), Knee slap (2x8count),

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

Youtube Channel:
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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Boogie Back and Shorty George

Patrick & Natasha from PatrickAndNatasha.com show the Big Apple routine part 12

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Boogie Backs in place(1x8count) and Shorty George(3x8count).

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

Youtube Channel:
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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Trucking, Fall of the log, Hallelujha

Patrick and Natasha show the Big Apple routine part 11.

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Trucking (1x8count), Fall of the log, Halleluhja(Rocks) and from there Boogie Back’s in place.

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Transition step & Kick forward Charleston.

Patrick & Natasha show the Big Apple routine part 10

In this section of the Big Apple routine:

The first 8count consists of, kick ball change step, kick kick, triple step, kick kick.

The second 8count is, rock step, cross turn, rock step(on 7&8).

Kick forward Charleston, Cross step(on 7&8),

Slide back, Switch step and ending up in the position to start the Truckin

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Clap Sequence and Break Step into the lineup

Patrick and Natasha show the Big Apple routine part 9

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Clap sequence(3x8count), Break Step(same as the first break step in the routine) this is used to transition into the lineup.

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Knee Slap’s, Fall of the Log, Run Around and the London Bridge

Patrick and Natasha show the Big Apple routine part 8

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Knee Slaps(1x8count), Fall of the Log into arm lock (1x8count), Run Around (2x8count), line up into the London Bridge

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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Fish Tails, Boogie Front, Breeze Knees, Boogie Backs & Ride the Pony

Patrick & Natasha from show the Big Apple routine part 7

In this section of the Big Apple routine the steps are: Fish tails(1x8count), Boogie Front(1/2x8count), Breeze Knees(1/2x8count), Boogie Back (1x8count) & Ride the Pony(1x8count)


Teachers: Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet

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The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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