Thursday, May 13, 2021
Chapeu de Couro Now we are going to demonstrate how to do a chapeu de couro which is a very effective capoeira usually if you use the momentum from the Ginga and you can get a lot out of it....
Rabo de Arraia Now we're going to do a rabo de arraia, which is pretty much a meia lua de compasso with our hands on the floor. In Capoeira Regional we do meia lua de compasso. In Capoeira Angola, people...
Bancao Which is a straight kick. You know you can always start straight from the Ginga position or you can always take an extra step forward and apply the bancao. You know it's a straight kick, so it can be...
Macaco We are going to go over the macaco, which is a movement that usually is considered a flip. The beauty of the macaco is that you are able to do it in a game, and still within a game....
The Au Au, it's the cartwheel in capoeira. So, usually in capoeira you go upside- down, and usually the au is not just to show that you have the ability to really go upside-down, go on your hands. Of course,...
Meia Lua de Compasso Now I'm going to demonstrate how to do Meia Lua de Compasso, which is one of the most complex kicks in Capoeira, and, usually, it's very tricky to do a do Meia Lua de Compasso, because...
S-Dobrado We're going to demonstrate how to do a S-dobrado which is another acrobatic in capoeira. And usually, you know, anyone trying a S-dobrado will need some practice, okay? Don't expect to get a S-dobrado on your first shot. You...
I'm going to demonstrate how to do a ponteira. Just keep it in mind that a ponteira is a very dangerous kick and I don't recommend that anyone with very little experience should be going out there doing a...
Pisao in Capoeira Now we're going to do a Benção which is another straight kick, and like most of the kicks in Capoeira, you always have to start with a good ginga. You always maintain a good distance and eye...
Martelo How to do the martelo, which is another kick in capoeira that usually, you know, is a little bit more like direct in terms of like attacking your partner, a ways. So with the ginga, we step back, with...

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