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    6 Oct 2015

    New Zealand Kids Do This Exercise Called "Jump Jam" And It's Crazy

    Ooh eeh! Ooh ah aah! Ting tang! Walla walla bing bang!

    If you went to a New Zealand primary school in the '00s, chances are you did Jump Jam.

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    For those who don't know: Jump Jam is a mixture of dance and aerobics created for NZ kids to help promote exercise in schools.

    The "Kidz Aerobix" exercise was most likely the highlight of your day.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    Brett Fairweather was like your unofficial fitness crazy uncle.

    Jump Jam / Via youtube.com

    And the Jump Jam leaders were the coolest kids in school.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    You just wanted to be up the front with them!

    The dance moves were the sickest...

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    ...although they could get repetitive.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    Remember the great videos that taught you how to do each routine?

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    Brett was so into it!

    Never forget the incredible effects!

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    It was all quintessentially very kiwi.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    The highlight of this one was the big, deep, "Au e!" or "Hi!" you got to yell every so often.

    When Brett dressed up for the routines, he became the epitome of swag.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    Simple... but effective.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    The routines were always relevant to the time.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    The above was set to "Funky Town" and was clearly Shrek themed.

    The kids now get Camp Rock routines.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    Or the LMFAO classic; "Party Rock Anthem".

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    But let's not forget the "Witchdoctor" routine was the best!

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    If you didn't know all the words, you weren't doing it right.

    And don't you dare forget about the "Coconut Song"!

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    If you were lucky, your school might have gotten a visit from Brett himself!

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    But you had to be really good to get that privilege.

    Thanks for everything Brett.

    Jump Jam / Via Patrick Campbell / BuzzFeed

    We'll never forget the fabulous, fit, and fun times!

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