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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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More of Paulo Freire’s Philosophy of Education in Capoeira

I can’t recommend enough of Paulo Freire’s reading for all those keen to build a coherent linkage between their Capoeira practice and a progressive take on education. The discourse of freedom and/or emancipation is always present in the practice, ironically, … Continue reading

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INTERcutural versus MULTIcultural perspective: closing up the Month of the Black Consciousness

Lessons on how to build unity within diversity were left to us many times throughout the course of human history. In Brazil their were taught centuries ago, first, and foremost, by diverse African and Amerindian nations that together with exliled … Continue reading

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