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CAPOEIRA GOT YOUR FEET SORE?

ALL THOSE ARMADAS ARE KILLING MY FEET! One of the most difficult things to go through when first you start doing capoeira is to deal with the pain of grinding your feet on the floor. Most people are used to prancing around in orthopedic shoes and have no idea how cold or hard the floor […]

WHAT IS THE GINGA?

THE FOUNDATION OF CAPOEIRA There is a 99% chance that during your first Capoeira class, your teacher showed you how to perform The Ginga. The Ginga is the first thing to learn in Capoeira because it is the foundation for all other movements. “Ginga” in Portuguese means swing. The Ginga therefore is the way you […]

I Can’t Even do a Cartwheel

Ever thought, “I can’t do Capoeira, I can’t even do a cartwheel”? This post is for you!   If you’re one of those people who’ve hesitated to do Capoeira because you think you’re not fit enough or you’re not this or that, then I have a few words for you.  When I first started Capoeira, […]