Capoeira 100: An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Movements and Techniques

May 4, 2021
Capoeira 100: An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Movements and Techniques

An illustrated guide to 100 essential techniques andmovements used in the Brazilian martial art of capoeira—withphotographs and no-nonsense tips for practitioners of all skilllevels Capoeira 100 is a step-by-step guide to one hundredtechniques and one hundred exercises for training in the art ofcapoeira. In Part One of the book, easy-to-follow instructions andphotographs guide you through defensive movements, groundwork,flying kicks, escapes, floreios, and acrobatics ofcapoeira, with pointers and hints on their application in the game.Divided into beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections, thereare suitable techniques for students of all levels. Part Two provides one hundred exercises, games, and trainingdrills to practice alone or with a partner. The exercises aredesigned to build timing, versatility, and conditioning, and are sovaried you can train one hundred times without ever repeating thesame exercise twice. Each drill has been tried and tested incapoeira classes by experienced instructors. Capoeira 100concludes with a glossary of 100 Portuguese terms used by Braziliancapoeira players, and a Q&A section of common questions. This unique training manual is ideal for capoeira students,freestyle martial artists, dancers, actors, fitness enthusiasts,and others who increasingly look to capoeira for its inspiring anddiverse techniques.