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Only The Strongest

Dec 26, 2019

#70.  A discussion on the people, ideas, groups, locations, and other nouns that have influenced us.  We debate whether a capoeira career is determined more by early circumstances or later choices (can you choose your parents?).  Plus Azul wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Varal tries to take it back.

Dec 12, 2019

#68.  We weigh the pros and cons of capoeira tournaments.  Can tournaments encourage critical thinking?  Can capoeira exist under objective rules?   Can students be motivated towards gold medals?  Can OTS host its own tournament with prizes for Best Fanny Pack and Best AfterParty...

Dec 5, 2019

#67. An embarrassment of embarrassments, or whatever the collective noun for a bunch of embarrassing stories is.  Club dancing, failed flips, and a pity tip from a middle-aged woman.

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Nov 28, 2019

#66.  A nod to Thanksgiving and what we're grateful for in capoeira, including challenge, occurrence, social flexibility, and an academy awards speech.  Then a discussion on the ethics of giving and taking unsolicited criticism.