Tag Archive | "capoeira"

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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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]

ARTICLES, Chan's Blog Comments (8)

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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Salto Mortal- The backsault in Capoeira

Capoeira Acrobatics is spontaneous, agile and sometimes mysterious, I remember watching countless amounts of videos, searching the world for new tricks, different movements. The more I have experimented and tried different movements the more I have come to realise three things: [...more]

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RODA FEMININA

WOMEN IN CAPOEIRA This is a highlight reel from a big girls roda that took place in our academy the associacao de capoeira mestre bimba, in brazil. And yes, I do not like it when they separate girls to have an ‘all girls’ roda, but regardless of my beliefs, this was a truly amazing roda. […] [...more]

ACMB, SOUL CAPOEIRA Comments (2)

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