capoeira

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capoeira

a movement discipline combining martial art and dance, which originated among African slaves in 19th-century Brazil
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The 23-year-old from Cherrybank has appeared in C4 soap Brookside and fronts his own martial arts team Flashkick in demonstrations of the Brazilian artistic discipline Capoeria.
Jean-Paul has appeared in C4 soap Brookside and fronts his own martial arts team Flashkick in demonstrations of the Brazilian artistic discipline Capoeria.
Modern, floor barre, improvisation, hip-hop, capoeria, Simonson technique.
We were taken to a show of capoeria, a fighting-dance ritual, brought by slaves from Angola.
To add to the atmosphere, guests will be able to enjoy a cool, refreshing Budweiser plus enjoy a whole night of great entertainment including: Resident DJ from the Jazz Cafe, London; Brazilian Capoeria martial arts experts giving special performances; A football 'play room', complete with Sony Playstations and table football and live Brazilian music will ensure the celebrations go on well into the night
En sorpresivos ataques al estilo guerrillero, los capoeiras solian enfrentar a los portugueses y gracias a los movimientos rapidos y las navajas atadas a los pies (practica erradicada de la capoeria moderna) pudieron ganar batallas a los blancos con todo y sus armas de fuego.
Based on the Marvel comic book hero, the film offered Snipes ample opportunity to display his fighting prowess (an eclectic mix of Asian, French, African and the dancelike Brazilian Capoeria martial-arts styles) and strike cooler-than-you poses in physique-enhancing, rubberized armor and wraparound shades (some of which he wore to the interview).
Snipes, a trained martial artist and a student of Capoeria, the African/ Brazilian martial art, makes his debut as a producer with Blade, which is based on the Marvel comic book character.
Jimi McAvoy, who lives in Peterlee, County Durham, is a Capoeria master of 17 years standing.
Hip-hop is an incredibly physical form, and Corps est Graphique managed to combine bizarre costumes and cutting edge mixed media backdrops, with a number of styles, including African dance and capoeria.
Their routines fuse bhangra with the Brazilian martial art of Capoeria.