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Only The Strongest

Feb 28, 2019

For our dirty thirty we go over queda de rins and how it should be used differently depending on whether you're taking a profile picture or playing in the roda.  

Then we double dip with a primer on feet (take care of your calluses, think about your moral character) and a discussion on why capoeira isn't on ESPN.  I...

Feb 21, 2019

We discuss why ML de frente is so great and so undervalued, with tips for doing it as disrespectfully as possible.  And what to do if you have ugly feet - flex that foot!

Then we run through a few questions from a listener.  Everything you wanted to know about training capoeira while pregnant but were too male to ask. ...

Feb 14, 2019

Welcome to the only capoeira podcast that has been split into warring factions over a single move.  Join us for an argument over tesoura de angola and the norms surrounding it.  

And Part 2 sees a comparatively thoughtful discussion on the reasons people quit training and what we can do about it.  Treat them with...

Feb 7, 2019

Time to wrap up the rest of the orchestra.  Pandeiro, agogo, and the reco-reco all star in Part 1. Why doesn't the pandeiro get nearly as much love as its siblings, the atabaque and berimbau?

For Part 2 Varal does a mini-recap of a local batizado and whines to the other three about his experience.  Is it just a bad...