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Only The Strongest

Jun 4, 2020

#93.  Following a weekend of protests and riots, we discuss where capoeira's place is in the context of the Black Lives Matter movement.  In capoeira, are we obligated to be politically informed and active?  Does being a capoeirista confer a special obligation, beyond simple citizenship? 

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May 28, 2020

#92.  Simultaneously our silliest and most somber episode.  We start with some bad news about Brazil, Bolsonaro, and the virus.  Then we clumsily lighten the mood by playing a round of capoeira-themed never have I ever.

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May 21, 2020

#91.  A breakdown of the good and bad of attending a zoom class.  Sucão trains in a closet, Bonzinho does a million pushups, Azul is a social butterfly, and Varal doesn't do his homework.


May 14, 2020

#90.  Another episode where we inflict answers onto questions that weren't asked of us.  Listen to our professional advice about kicking faster, easy floreios, and blindness.   Sucão plays host, Varal verbally abuses corta capim, Azul says it's only a floreio if you go upside down, and Bonzinho wrestles a blind...


May 7, 2020

#89.  The group wade through their likes and dislikes of the movie Besouro (The Assailant, if you prefer the American title).  We talk about how silence can be better than music, the out-of-order ending sequence, playing capoeira in sand, and how Bonzinho can't say cinematography.