The Little Capoeira Book


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The book starts off by giving an in-depth history of the Brazilian art. The last half of the book deals with the movements and techniques of Capoeira such as: offensive and defensive movements, basic kicks, takedowns, advanced kicks and movements, head butts, hand strikes, and knee and elbow strikes. Each of the techniques and maneuvers are vividly depicted by drawings that are very easy to understand and learn from. There is also an explanation of both Angola and Regional versions of most of the techniques. This book gives a very good description of the history, game, and philosophy of Capoeira. The book contains diagrams showing various positions & movements & discusses attacking & defending strategies & the critical aspects of feinting. Over 100 photographs & illustrations are included.-175pgs

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Nestor Capoeira