How to Do the Chapeu de Couro in Capoeira

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. Okay, so I’m going to have Professor demonstrating and then we are going to go over the details. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6942155912585676"; google_ad_slot More...

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How to Do the Ponteira in Capoeira

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 More...

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How to Do the S-Dobrado in Capoeira

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 More...

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How to Do the Meia Lua de Compasso in Capoeira

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 it requires you More...

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How to Do the Rabo de Arraia in Capoeira

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 do pretty much rabo More...

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How to Do the Au in Capoeira

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, you More...

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How to Do the Macaco in Capoeira

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. Once we come in to like acrobatics. More...

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How to Do the Martelo in Capoeira

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 your left More...

How to Do the Bancao in Capoeira - Capoeira's front kick
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How to Do the Bancao in Capoeira

The bancao in Capoeira. 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 More...

The Armada in traditional Capoeria
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How to Do the Armada in Capoeira

The Armada in Capoeira The Armada, which is a round kick. So usually, you can start with Armada, and always start with the Ginga. Keeping a good form, move across right there, back and forth. And if you can stay More...