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THE BIOGRAPHY OF MESTRE SUASSUNA 3/3

The final chapter. Thanks for all the kind words about this mini-series. This is part 3 of the 3 part series summarizing the amazing Biography of Mestre Suassuna by  M. Boca Rica. I want to thank M. Boca Rica again for writing this book and for distributing it. If you’re ever looking for Capoeira in Barcelona, […]

THE BIOGRAPHY OF MESTRE SUASSUNA 2/3

This is part 2 of the 3 part series summarizing the amazing book by  M. Boca Rica. The Biography of Mestre Suassuna. If you haven’t seen the first part, here is a link. I encourage you to see the first part before watching part 2. Look out for part three next week where we’ll look at […]

VIDEO: THE BIOGRAPHY OF MESTRE SUASSUNA

This summer I got a chance to read the new biography of Mestre Suassuna, written by M. Boca Rica. Here is 1/3 of my summary of this great work. Mestre Suassuna is one of the biggest living legends in Capoeira today. His style, students, music, and great personality have brought many to him. He is […]

THE MOST DANGEROUS KICKS IN CAPOEIRA

Whhhaaaaaappp!!!!! Let’s get straight into this! GANCHO Gancho, or a hook kick is a very difficult kick to defend against. It’s fast, hits hard, and comes from a weird angle. The kick starts up just like a forward push kick, but at the last minute switches directions and kicks the side of the head with […]

PHYSICS INSPIRES CAPOEIRA

Need some inspiration before the holidays? A body in motion tends to stay in motion, a body at rest tends to stay at rest. Let me say that again, if you move, it will be easier to move, but if you don’t summon the will to move in the first place, your body will fight […]

DOES CAPOEIRA NEED MARKETING?

The reason up until now that I haven’t talked about my own Capoeira classes is because I have not started them yet, and although I have experience teaching, where I currently live, in New Jersey, I haven’t started a school. UNTIL NOW THAT IS! Today was the first step because I secured a location and […]