Synchronized walking – level 2

13-07-2023 15:00

You have probably heard of synchronized swimming in which the swimmers move in patterns in the water to music.

Well, there is a new sport similar to it in Japan. It is called “Collective Action” or “Shudankodo” in Japanese. It has become very popular thanks to a YouTube video which went viral last year.

Students at a famous university in Japan practiced three days a week for five months. They performed their “Shudankodo” at a stadium recently. It was an interesting sight. You should see the video of it!

Difficult words: pattern (organized and regular way), viral (extremely popular).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What type of movements do the students need to perform in order to play 'Shudankodo' successfully?


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