Capoeira Description

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture CAPOEIRA (kah-PWEH-dah) is an ambiguous, ambivalent movement form historically performed by African men and their creole descendants in Brazil. As just one of many expressions of what is...

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Capoeira Music

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture Music is integral to capoeira. It sets the tempo and style of game that is to be played within the roda. The music is composed of instruments and song. The tempos differ from very slow (Angola) to...

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Capoeira Basics

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture In Capoeira you don’t try to beat the shit out of your opponent. The other one is not your enemy, he is your friend, and both of you try to keep the game going. Therefore no bleeding noses...

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Capoeira History

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture From the 16th-19th centuries, Portugal shipped slaves into South America from western Africa. The South American country of Brazil was the most common destination for African captives...

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What is Capoeira

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture “Sorcery of slaves is the pursuit of liberty your principle is without method and your end is inconceivable to even the most sage of capoeiristas.” -Mestre...

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The Capoeira

The Capoeira | What is Capoeira | Capoeira Description | Capoeira History | Styles of Capoeira | Capoeira Basics | Capoeira Angola | The Game of Capoeira | Capoeira Music | Capoeira in Popular Culture Capoeira is a Brazilian fight-dance, game, and martial art created by enslaved Africans during the 17th Century Participants form a roda (circle) and take turns playing instruments,...

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