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RED BULL PARANAUE GOOD FOR CAPOEIRA?

photo credit: Red Bull On March 3rd, the 2018 iteration of Red Bull paranaue is coming to Bahia once more! In 2017 this competition garnered a lot of controversy in the Capoeira community. For those unfamiliar, this event is a competition between Capoeiristas to see who is the most physically complete practitioner. The competition has …

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2 Thumbs and 1000+ page views

WHO HAS 2 THUMBS AND BLOGS’ GET 1000+ VIEWS! yes… this guy =) About one year ago I created a blog section for my website and started creating articles relating to Capoeira. This year long effort has been focused on bringing light to some questions that I had about Capoeira. What is the history of …

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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, …

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CAPOEIRA ON THE BEACH

TRY, LEARN, REPEAT TRY, LEARN, REPEAT Capoeira is a seductive martial art. The movement is respected, the feats are awed at, and the fun is felt by everyone in the area. I have mentioned this before, but I train on a concrete floor. For the vast majority of people, myself included, this means you have …

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