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Capoeira Songs – meanings, interpretations

I thought that tracing the meanings and interpretations of capoeira songs would be an interesting project. There are so many old songs which have lost much of their original meanings through personal interpretations and agendas. This is definately a part of the ever evolving art of capoeira, but it would be great to find the […] [...more]

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AWESOME CAPOEIRA VIDEOS

check out these awesome capoeira videos. AWESOME CAPOEIRA GAMES: contra-mestre cueca and perna Escola de capoeira angola paris CAPOEIRA DOCUMENTARIES: AZULSERRA: RODA OF LIFE NICE TAKEDOWNS: NICE FLOREIOS: f you would like to learn more why not come visit us at our capoeira studio in adelaide? 38 currie street, basement, adelaide, south australia, australia. for […] [...more]

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SLUMS DRUMS AND CAPOEIRA

Slums drums and Capoeira follows the journey of a few kids that live in the slums of Rio, tracing a pathway to create a documentary about Capoeira. With many famous Capoeira Mestre‚Äôs interviewed along the way, the journey jumps backwards and forwards between Sao Salvador and Rio De Janeiro. The documentary also follows the journey […] [...more]

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Capoeira from a dance to a fight – The Jogo Duro

CAPOEIRA ETTIQUITE Is capoeira a dance or a fight? I get this question almost from every person new to capoeira, and fair enough. It is for most, seeing it for the first time, a little confusing. Even moreso for people who come from a martial arts background. It is so hard to know when to […] [...more]

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CAPOEIRA CHOREOGRAPHY FOR SHOWS

CAPOEIRA CHOREOGRAPHY Creating a Capoeira show is only limited by your imagination. Regardless your limitations, there is always a way of being able to do something that will make an impact. [...more]

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Nuba wrestling

African combat games can be categorized into the following: wrestling, hand fighting, kicking, headbutting and weaponary. So we are going to start of with Nubian Wrestling, a close range fighting system. Nubian wrestling is considered one of, if not the oldest martial arts recorded in history. [...more]

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CAPOEIRA- AN EVOLVING MARTIAL ART

Was Capoeira influenced by other martial arts? how was it developed? how has it evolved? and where will it go? These are questions that have not really been fully answered, and may never be. However, I have found it interesting to research the POSSIBILITIES of various influences that Capoeira may have been subjected to. [...more]

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Capoeira Acrobatics- Queda de Rins Combination

Queda De Rins Combination The Queda de Rins in capoeira is so versatile and can open up a whole new range of motion and movement in your game. It is important to try and practice quedas as I have found that it has given me a new outlook on creating and expressing within capoeira. [...more]

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Blisters in Capoeira

BLISTERS: So common and so painful Written by Instrutor Bruxa Difficulty to recover: Low Time Required: Depends on the severity of the injury A FEW HINTS: [...more]

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Intentions in Capoeira

Sensing Intention How do you know whether a person wants to harm you or not? When does the game turn from a game into a fight? Where do people’s true intentions lie? [...more]

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