Music from the Bateria in Capoeira

The bateria is all the instruments that compose the capoeira. In the bateria usual depending on what school you go to, we have three berimbaus, sometimes two pandeiro, which is the tambourine, and we have a atabaque, which is the drum. And also along with the instruments, we have the clappi, which sets the rhythm for the capoeira, for the capoeiristas. And More...

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How to Become a Capoeira Master

Professor Tiba Vieira: I’m here with my Capoeira master, Master Jelon, and I’m having him telling us what it takes to be a Capoeria master. Master Jelon Vieira: Well, I started Capoeira when I was ten More...

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How to Be an Effective Capoeira Fighter

Mestre Jelon Vieira: If someone comes to me and says, “I want to become a Capoeira fighter.” Before he/she will learn how to fight Capoeira, they have to learn the art of capoeira, so they can use it More...

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What Is Capoeira Roda? in Capoeira

Capoeira. In English you would say the circle, he’s aware, Capoeira, lives. Where all of the action takes place, but also their heart will say it’s a small world, preparing you for the big world. You’ll More...

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Capoeira Angola & Capoeira Regional

Speaker 2: There are two styles of capoeira, angola and haguenau. I have who’s going to explain to us the difference between the two styles. Also, I will have him explaining a little bit of the style and More...

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How to Practice Capoeira Safety in Capoeira

I recommend that anyone before they start trying all of the kicks, all the flips, and even the ginga, to always make sure that you warm up before you start moving around so much. Once you have some experience in More...

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How to Do the Vingativa in Capoeira

Now we’re going to demonstrate how to do a vingativa. A vingativa is a takedown. Usually a vingativa can be applied when you work on your ginga, or even when your partner is doing a kick, you go in for a vingativa More...

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How to Do the Queda de Rins in Capoeira

There are many different ways to get into queda de rins. Here we’ll start with the very basic way, form of getting to queda de rins. Afterwards he’s going to go a little bit free style and then you’ll More...

How to Do the Gancho in Capoeira - Advanced Capoeira Kick
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How to Do the Gancho in Capoeira

The Gancho in Capoeira Now we’re going to do the gancho, which is a hook kick in Capoeira. So, usually, you know, when you apply it, you kick out the elbow, then you hook in your partner through the back, More...

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How to Do the Pisao in Capoeira

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 More...