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Only The Strongest

Sep 18, 2023

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We battle about whether two capoeiristas who are way better than any of us are actually any good. Bonzinho says yes, Azul says maybe, and Varal says no because he can only speak from a place of deep...

Sep 4, 2023

Our recap of a very special batizado.

Aug 14, 2023

Good friend of the podcast Fome joins us to talk about returning to capoeira after a decade away. He tells us that it's hard, it's ridiculous, it smells bad, and it's wonderful to be back.

Jul 31, 2023

A mailbag episode. We talk about some great emails we got recently, especially one from a listener who's decided not to host batizados anymore. Bonus - a meal that would save you after 3 months in the Sahara.

Jul 17, 2023

Today we don our mining helmets, switch on our headlamps, and dig through the book Capoeira and Candomblé: Conformity and Resistance through Afro-Brazilian Experience by Floyd Merrell. There's some great stuff in here about the similarities between the two Afro-Brazilian philosophies and their history, but it does take...