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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 […]

5 Coolest Martial Arts 2017

Hhhheeeeyyyyaaaaaa!!!!! In the 90’s there you couldn’t throw pair of nunchucks in hollywood without hitting a martial arts master who was staring in an action movie. Segal, Jackie Chan, Van Dam, etc. are some of the big stars in the day. They all kicked butt on the big screen and had people screaming and play […]

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CAPOEIRA

Kew word… Brief In case you have no freaking idea what Capoeira is, you should watch this video, otherwise feel free to watch the video anyways and proceed to the next paragraph. HISTORY It’s not completely clear when or where in Brazil Capoeira began. The history is pretty mysterious, but there is generally a communal […]

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: DOING SOMETHING

DO AND SAY SOMETHING Today, there is an ever growing number of men in pop culture who have been accused of sexual assault, something that didn’t really happen a few decades ago. Women today are blowing the lid on a lot of misconduct conducted by men today, yesterday, and decades before. Hollywood in particularly is […]