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THOUGHTS ON TRAINING

KICKS, KICKS, KICKS!!! I had two pretty important events happen to me recently that changed he way I trained. The first was going to the gym with my sister, who’s a beast and goes about 5 days a week for around 2 hours. It wasn’t so much the amount of time she trained as much […]

COME EARLY TO EVENTS. THE NEW META

This past weekend, I had the pleasures of going to Charlotte, North Carolina for an awesome Capoeira event. Contra Mestre Zumbi of Cordão de Ouro hosted an even called the Winter Games. What drew me to his event was the fact that I went to the Charlotte Batizado a few years back. Mestre Esquilo was […]

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 […]