Archive | April, 2008

HOW TO MAKE A CAXIXI

This is a way I was taught on how to make a caxixi. I am by no means a professional, but at least this is one way, and you can develop/discover other ways from here. Or simply ask your Capoeira instructor how! [...more]

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MARTIAL ARTS CREED

Sifu Francis Fong, Guro Dan Inosanto, Ajarn Surachai “Chai” Sirisute. These are some beautiful writings inscripted on the walls of Guro Dan Inosanto’s Academy in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles. Guro Dan Inosanto is one of the most amazing, inspiring Martial Artists I have ever known. If you ever get the chance I would highly […] [...more]

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BAHIA- THE BAY OF ALL SAINTS

12th of Jan 2002 It is in your eyes beloved Bahia, The sandy scent of scarlet streets the cobble stoned winding curves caressing glinted glances of coloured heat [...more]

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Dias Gomes- Capoeira the artist, the athlete, the poet

This is a quote that was pinned up in Mestre Moraes’s Academy when I was visiting Bahia in 2001-2002. I thought it was particularly beautiful. [...more]

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AWARENESS and MALANDRAGEM

Awareness is something that needs constant maintenance. Sometimes I feel myself stopping in the middle of the day, ‘waking up’ and asking myself, what have I been doing today? and I find it really hard to remember. I never seem to be able to catch up with the world. Regardless of how much I try […] [...more]

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