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MUSIC IN CAPOEIRA

The music in capoeira is magical. I believe that through breathing one can not only absorb the air, but also the music that surrounds. The music becomes a part of you, it helps keep the heart beat in time, it pads your feet in every step, in every ginga…. [...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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CHAN’S DEMO VIDEO

hey everyone, Just thought I would post my demonstration video. It is just a compilation of things I have been working on for the past couple of years. I have been training lots of other styles of martial arts which has been hugely beneficial for my movement capabilities and ideology. However, Capoeira has and always […] [...more]

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CAPOEIRA COMBINATION- Ground Movement

Here is a small combination with a progression for people to have a look at. Just a few things to pay attention to in the first combination: 1. When I am swinging the left leg around I make sure I rotate it all the way until my bum is facing the partner. (this enables me […] [...more]

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SOUL CAPOEIRA DEMO REEL 2006

Soul Capoeira has been in Adelaide, South Australia since 2000. Some come for the acrobatics, some for the martial arts, some come for the brazilian music, whatever the case Soul Capoeira has always tried to give the community an authentic style of Capoeira. These are a few clippings from some rodas and demonstrations that we […] [...more]

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SOUL CAPOEIRA RAINBOW SERPENT 2006

RAINBOW SERPENT FESTIVAL Imagine, 7,000 people partying and frollicking around in the middle of arid bushland and in the midst of it all a capoeira roda. Combine it with a bit of doof doof music, beautiful vibe, wierd and interesting people and an array of visual delights and you have the rainbow serpent festival. Thousands […] [...more]

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ADAPTING THE GAME OF CAPOEIRA

One of the most beautiful attributes of capoeira is its ability to adapt. It is in the non-committing, loosely phrased, sneaky way of the brazilian culture that glues the game together. [...more]

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CINTURA DESPREZADA – BALANCA DURADA

MESTRE BIMBA’S ADVANCED SEQUENCES This is a clip of my mestre, mestre bamba and Instrutor Toinho doing the cintura desprezada. There are a few variations you will see around the place, but these are the standard ones that are taught in the academy. Cintura desprezada traditionally, [...more]

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SOUL CAPOEIRA AT RAINBOW SERPENT FESTIVAL 2008

The rainbow serpent festival is a big music festival out in the middle of nowhere, in beaufort, victoria, australia. Thousands of people come to see the weird mix of people and the doof doof music. Its a great festival with a really nice vibe. [...more]

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INSTRUTOR TOINHO

This is a video of one of the instructors from the Associacao de Capoeira Mestre Bimba. Toinho is currently teaching in Russia. I was fortunate enough to train a lot with Toinho whenever I went to Brazil. He was both a good instructor and a good teacher. His style is very beautiful, I would have […] [...more]

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