Category Archives: Education

Communicating New forms of Belonging in the Transnational Space of Capoeira

Last year I co-authored an article on Capoeira and Social-Media with Cristina Wulfhorst, a friend from Sydney. One of the main arguments is that the way non-Brazilian capoeiristas make use of social media (e.g. Urban Ritual in London, SCS Sommartrana … Continue reading

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Capoeira Kids Program in Aotearoa NZ

Mestre Brabo has just launched a Capoeira Angola program for kids in his Academia and Cultural Centre in Auckland (Aotearoa NZ). He pioneered teaching Capoeira in NZ almost 20 years ago and ever since has been committed to teach and … Continue reading

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If you don’t know this, you no nothing at all!

What would you do if someone kicked you a meia lua de frente? Depending on where or from whom did you learn different esquivas will come to your mind. Some might even think about a more combative approach with a … Continue reading

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