Super Mario 63/Controls

Button Function
up Jumps.
left or right Moves.
down Crouches.
Z Used to read signs and talk to people.
X Performs a spin attack..
C or Space Uses the F.L.U.D.D you have equipped. It's also used to launch Mario from cannons.
P Pauses the game. While paused, you can look at the Star Map, switch your F.L.U.D.D, and change the options.
Shift Quickly switches through your F.L.U.D.D nozzles.
- Zooms the camera outwards.
+ Zooms the camera inwards.
Double-tap left or right Moves left and right much faster.
down then up + left or right Does a backflip. The Left/Right Arrow you press is opposite of where Mario is facing.
up x2 Performs a double jump. It is slightly higher than a regular jump.
up x3 Performs a triple jump. It is higher than both a regular jump and a double jump.
down in midair. Dives forward.
Z in midair. Performs a stomp. Can be used to destroy crates and defeat enemies.
X in midair. Glides. Useful for making long jumps without the assistance of F.L.U.D.D.