Watch NFL Player Rob Gronkowski Try His Hand At Ballet Lessons

This is pretty priceless.

The New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, a tight end coming in at 6-foot-6 and 265 pounds, is probably not who you'd expect to see in a ballet class.

But in GQ's recent video, Gronkowski, aka "Gronk," tries his hand at ballet lesson from Miami City Ballet's Principal Soloist Nathalia Arja, complete with pliés, arabesques, and beyond.

The Gronk quickly realizes how much of a workout ballet is, feeling his muscles working as he tries to emulate a "beautiful swan." 

After Arja walks him through some of the basics, Gronkowski says, "I'm ready to do this. You saw my kicks, let's go."

With that, the football player gives us a final solo performance that, if nothing else, is sure to make you smile. 


'I'm actually pretty good at it, I think!" Gronkowski tweeted afterwards. "And my shorts are on point #shortshorts."

Though ballet might not be for everyone, it never hurts to try something new. So whether that is ballet, football, or another sport, give it all your best try. 

And be sure to watch the full video below for more:


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