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19 Disco Moves That Could Beat Someone Up

The rules of Disco Fight Club.

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The ancient art of Disco Dancing is a popular tale — we all know of the Great John Travolta and the revered dance variety shows, Soul Train and Solid Gold. But a closer look at these sources shows us that our ancestors and embarrassing parents weren't just bell-bottom-boogieing to dance — they were also training in the Secret Art of Disco Fighting. Here, a combat guide. Let's get started with the basics...

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6. The Giddy-Down

This clever action is meant to trick your opponent; while he thinks you're about to move, you in fact stay in the same place, upper body completely static. Advanced: Maintaining an intense, Blue Steel-like stare into your attacker's eyes.

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15. The "Needs No Introduction"

Disco Fighting is also an intellectual form of combat, so one's entrance is everything. This step requires you to produce a lit cigarette out of nowhere, and to act as if that is totally normal.

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19. The "Scared Shitless"

Many use this knee-wobbling tactic to communicate sarcasm — "Oooh, I'm so scared." Keep in mind that this controversial move has been known to backfire given the perilous and violent nature of Disco Fighting; members of Disco Fight Club are often actually scared shitless.

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