“Capoeira é para homem, menino e mulher, só não aprende quem não quer.”
“Capoeira is for men, women and children; the only ones who don’t learn it are those who don’t wish to.”
- Mestre Pastinha
Welcome to my beginner’s guide to capoeira.
This guide is not the “end-all, be-all” of capoeira information. There is a ton of information about capoeira if you know where to look for it. I’m just trying to start you off in the right direction.
Capoeira For Beginners Series
Intro to Capoeira Music Series
I am by no means an expert on all things capoeira, so I encourage everyone to participate in this process by leaving comments or sending me emails. If you think that you can cover something I haven’t talked about, or expand upon something I already have, please let me know. There is always room for improvement and expansion.
Capoeira is a community, and because of that, I hope that we can all benefit from this guide.
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