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Only The Strongest

Oct 31, 2019

#62.  Our annual Halloween episode.  Spooky stories of impish tricksters, quilombos, graveyard capoeira, and the cursed rhythm that must never be spoken of.

Oct 24, 2019

#61. Short sections on women or racism in capoeira, long sections on family trees, and great illustrations.  A review of a classic capoeira book.

The Little Capoeira Book by Nestor Capoeira

The Capoeira Guidebook...

Oct 17, 2019

#60.  Our totally comprehensive, helpful, and professional guide to getting started in capoeira.  Sumos, mean girls, and cleansing rituals to getcha going.

Oct 10, 2019

#59. Ready?  You're walking down the street on the way to the studio when a homeless man with a homeless dog asks if you can spare anything and all you have are the clothes on your back and your favorite berimbau.  What do you do?  Give him your shirt and take class topless?  Play him some classic capoeira tunes about...

Oct 3, 2019

#58.  We squeeze a lifetime's worth of motor skill development into a single episode.  The stages of learning a movement, some wisdom from Mestre Acordeon, and how to sidestep an existential crisis.

Easy viewing for the psychomotor pyramid here.

Original paper...