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Competitive Hip Hop



Hip Hop Dance Teams Forming Now!

During our inaugural year in 2006, we began to develop and grown a vibrant and dynamic Hip Hop dance program.  Each team, each season, has a unique routine that they learn and compete in local and out of town competitions.  All of our Hip Hop teams (Youth, Junior & Senior) have been invited to prestigious invite only competitions: The Dance Worlds & The Dance Summit. 

Our history speaks for itself ~

  • In our third year, our Senior Hip Hop team, the Saberz, earned an invitation to the 2009 Dance Worlds Competition in Orlando, Florida. They have since earned the invitation in 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,  2018 & 2019.
  • In 2017, 2018 & 2019, the Saberz received a Paid Bid to The Dance Worlds.
  • In 2016 & 2017 the Saberz placed 4th in the World, beating their 2013 placement of 8th in the World.
  • In 2015 & 2016, our Saberz placed 1st at the NDA All-Star Nationals competition hosted in Dallas, TX.
  • In 2017 our Lynx, Junior Hip Hop, & Tigerz, Youth Hip Hop, received Paid Bids to The Dance Summit.
  • Since 2015, the inaugural year of The Dance Summit, our Tigerz have earned an invitation to the invitation only competition. They were the only team in Missouri invited to this competition every year since 2015.
  • In 2015, the Saberz were National Champions at the World Spirit Federation (WSF) All-Star Cheer & Dance Nationals.
  • In 2019, the Tigerz placed 10th in the USA at The Summit competition.
  • In 2013, the Tigerz & Saberz were National Champions at WSF.
  • In 2012, the Lynx were National Champions at JamFest Dance Super Nationals.
  • In 2010 & 2011, the Lynx were National Champions at WSF.
  • In 2009, all three Hip Hop teams were National Champions at WSF.
  • During the 2007-2008 season, the Tigerz had an undefeated season.

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2016-2017 Dance Legendz Saberz || Senior Hip Hop


Dance Legendz Lynx || Junior Hip Hop


Dance Legndz Tigerz || Youth Hip Hop

  Our Hip Hop Coaches

 How did we develop the best Hip Hop Dance squads in the St. Louis Area?  It's simple. It's our leadership.


Fernando Brown, Hip Hop Head Coach & Choreographer 

Fernando is one of the charter members of the Cheer Legendz coaching staff and holds a degree in Music & Performing Arts.  Fernando is our Hip Hop Head Coach and Chief Dance Choreographer and, under his leadership, these teams have won multiple regional, national, and grand national titles (see also our Awards page for details). In 2006, Fernando was recognized by American Cheerleading Magazine as one of the top young coaches in the nation. In 2009 he earned a National Dance Association Innovative Choreography Award for the Saberz choreography. His coaching excellence extends beyond dance as he also coaches the Cheer Legendz Senior Level 5 Co-Ed Cheerleading squad that earned 10 invitations to the 2007 through 2017 Cheerleading World Competitions.  He truly is a Legend.


Shawn Brown, Hip Hop Coach

Shawn was born & raised in St. Charles, MO and attended Lindenwood University on a full ride scholarship where he majored in Education Studies. During his sophomore year of college, Shawn started competitive cheer and competed multiple years at NCA Collegiate Nationals on the Large Coed team. In 2015, his team won the National title at NCA Collegiate Nationals. Shawn joined the Missouri Army National Guard in 2013 and is still an active member while he coaches cheer & dance.  Shawn coached the Tigerz in 2016 and currently coaches all of the Hip Hop teams.

   Our Hip Hop Dance squads for girls and boys ages 6  to 18:

Kool Catz ~ Mini Hip Hop for ages 6 to 8

Lynx ~ Junior Hip Hop for ages 12 to 15

Saberz ~ Senior Hip Hop for ages 16 to 18