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Only The Strongest

Dec 17, 2018

We're going crab-style in Part 1, dissecting queda de quatro.  Using it as just a transitional move, why we get there in the first place, and butterfly stroking into a ponte.  

In Part 2 we talk about playing someone who's much more experienced and much higher ranked than you. Varal tries to make friends, Sucao has the...


Dec 10, 2018

Continuing where we left off last time with vingativa, we talk about a bunch of crazy counters that are mostly made up by Azul.  The tornado, the au de costa, the truck...we can imagine them all.  And Part 2 is an honest talk on the good and the bad with capoeira internet videos.  Are they inspiring?  Are they...


Dec 6, 2018

In Part 1 we try to discuss vingativa despite never even coming close to a good explanation on what vingativa actually is.  Apparently you have to consummate it, whatever it is.

Suc√£o hops in to bring us a theory on why too much fine art has damaged his iliofemoral ligament, and hence his armadas make his hip...


Dec 3, 2018

We're way out of our wheelhouse on this one, but fortunately Dr. Debora Ferreira, a professor of Portugese and Latin American Studies took the time to be our guide.  She sat down with Varal, Bonzinho, and Azul to chat about what's going on in Brazil these days, the dubious WhatsApp political ads, gang violence, police...