Learning to do a Ponte (backbend) is challenging for many capoeiristas. Flexibility is the most important part of performing a backbend. This article will teach you how to improve it.
In many ways, as you get to know your Capoeira group the more they become another family. They will see you in all the seasons of the year, your ups and your downs. In this way, this song is reflective of that.
This amazing performance will bring you back to the real roots of Brazilian culture, exposing how it survived through tough times and how all these arts has travelled across the seas to almost every country in the wold.
Meia Lua de Frente (trans – front half moon) was the first kick I was taught on my Capoeira journey and really takes that idea that Capoeira is an activity that is relatively easy to pick up but is actually very difficult to master.
Capoeira Regional is characterised by a moderate to fast paced game and, unlike Capoeira Angola, does not utilise chamadas. Mestre Bimba teach a student to attack, evade, counter attack and escape.