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IT’S MY FIRST CAPOEIRA CLASS! PT3

HOW DO I GET GOOD? I was talking to a friend of mine about some of his and other people’s first time experiencing Capoeira. Many people’s first experience with Capoeira comes from a youtube video or maybe a live performance. In both cases, you will likely see people performing moves that seem to defy gravity […]

CAPOEIRA WITH NO MESTRE!?

Can you learn Capoeira with no Mestre? A controversial topic as Mestre Ferradura mentions in his video titled “Capoeira sem Mestre” or “Capoeira With No Master”. In our modern capoeira era where many people talk about the importance of respect for tradition and Mestres, Mestre Ferradura talks about the possibility of learning Capoeira without a […]

8 WEEK BRIDGE CHALLENGE PT.2

My thoracic what!? Thoracic spine, ok, but how!? After releasing my first post on using spinal waves to activate your spine, someone asked me how exactly are you supposed to activate your thoracic spine instead of your lumbar spine when doing a bridge/ponte. The bending in the bridge, or ponte, is primarily done in the […]