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Capoeira: Brazil's Martial Art
Capoeira DVDs * Capoeira Videos

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Capoeira DVDs and videos for capoeira instruction, techniques and history and rodas: the afro-brazilian dance / martial art, practiced to the rhythm of the berimbau. DVD lessons in both capoeira angola and capoeira regional.

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100% Capoeira -D

100% Capoeira (DVD)
Grupo Senzala

The Senzala group is one of the most representative groups of Capoeira. This DVD presents you a pedagogic part including different techniques, and a demonstration part showing the Angola style and the Regional style through a mix of the richest Rodas. --DVD description
 

Basic Techniques of Capoeira-D

Basic Techniques of Capoeira (DVD)
Grupo Capoeira Brasil & Mestre Paulinho Sabia

Master Paulinho Sabia and his group, Capoeira Brasil present the basic techniques of Capoeira : strikes, escapes, moving, acrobatics, etc. Nothing is forgotten. The techniques are explained in a dojo, and also shown in location, in the Rodas. --DVD description


Capoeira 100% Regional-D

Capoeira 100% Regional (DVD)
Grupo Senzala
 

Capoeira 100% Spectacular-D

Capoeira 100% Spectacular (DVD)
Grupo Senzala


Rodas de Capoeira-D

Rodas de Capoeira (DVD)
Grupo Senzala

IN 4 LANGUAGES- See the masters and teachers of the Capoeira Brasil group in a festival of kicks, acrobatics, balance, and feints, in which speed and strength mix with grace and lightness in order to enlighten the Roda, the place of fears and feats. --video description


Capoeira 3 DVD Box Set

Capoeira 3DVD Box Set (DVD)
The Senzala Group

IN 4 LANGUAGES- This box set brings you to a fantastic journey to Capoeira. First stop, Brazil with the Senzala group. You will discover the most spectacular style of this discipline: the Regional. Second stop with a pedagogic pause, which will help you to get the basic techniques of capoeira. The journey will end with the essential Capoeira Rodas performed by the CAPOEIRA BRASIL group. --video description


Masters Of Capoeira, Volume 1: Mestre Acordeon Hosts Mestre Nestor Capoeira

Masters Of Capoeira, Volume 1:
Mestre Acordeon Hosts Mestre Nestor Capoeira (DVD)

Unlike many capoeira videos, Masters of Capoeira, explores some of the less discussed topics in capoeira like women in capoeira, contemporary Capoeira, the symbolism of the chamada. All this helps address the philosophical side of capoeira and deepen our understanding of this emerging martial art into mainstream culture. Plus, the DVD has cutaways to amazing montages of capoeira games with living legendary Mestres. Whether you're breaking into the world of capoeira or are interested in going deeper into the philosophy and roots, this DVD is a great asset to a thriving capoeirista career. --an Amazon reviewer


Capoeira! Brazilian Style Fighting

Capoeira! Brazilian Style Fighting (DVD)
Capoeira! Brazilian Style Fighting (Video)
with Eduardo and Carnauba Ferreira

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art created in the 1500's by African slaves. The slaves were not allowed to practice any fighting techniques that they had learned in Africa. To overcome this restriction, the slaves practiced the fighting moves and techniques disguising them as dances. The techniques presented here are very unique and deceptive. Developed by the leaders of the New York Branch, the moves bring together their comprehensive knowledge of traditional Capoeira techniques and other martial arts. The New York City Branch incorporates boxing, the African martial art of Batuque and Brazilian jiu jitsu in its Capoeira. This video features beginning movements and many advanced moves including techniques and fighting applications. --video description
 

Capoeira 2

Capoeira 2 (DVD)

On this second video, Brazilian Capoeira Master Eduardo Ferreira focuses on detailed instruction of intermediate movements of Capoeira. He presents the history, music and more on the instruments of Capoeira. Additionally, Professor Eduardo presents more in-depth information on stretching, techniques and footwork. Professor Eduardo’s branch of Capoeira, Raizes do Brazil, brings together the exciting and deadly moves of Capoeira and other martial arts. This branch incorporates boxing, the African martial art of Batuque and Brazilian jiujutsu. This video emphasizes detailed instruction on the moves of Capoeira and is a must for anyone interested in this martial art. 60 min.  --video description
 

Capoeira 3

Capoeira 3 (DVD)

On this Third video, Brazilian Capoeira Master Eduardo Ferreira focuses on detailed instruction of additional Intermediate movements of Capoeira. He presents an introduction to combination techniques. Also, step-by-step instruction on how to perform the exciting acrobatic movements of Capoeira. Fighting techniques, escapes and takedowns are fully explained. He presents more on the rhythms, music and instruments of Capoeira. Professor Eduardo presents additional in-depth information on stretching, introduction to advanced techniques and footwork. Professor Eduardo's branch of Capoeira, Raizes do Brazil, brings together the exciting and deadly moves of Capoeira and other martial arts. This branch incorporates boxing, the African martial art of Batuque and Brazilian jiujutsu. This video emphasizes detailed instruction on the moves of Capoeira and is a must for anyone interested in this martial art. 50 min. --video description
 

ADVANCED CAPOEIRA - D

Advanced Capoeira (DVD)
Advanced Capoeira (VHS)
with Mestre Sergipe

Master Sergipe and his students show the advanced techniques of Capoeira that have given it the fast growing reputation it rightfully deserves as the fighting art for the new millennium. Easy to follow movements make it easy for anyone to do these advanced techniques with practice. Self defense applications never before shown demonstrate how lethal an art Capoeira can actually be. --video description


Jogo De Capoeira: The Game Of Capoeira (VHS)

The documentary Jogo de Capoeira takes an introspective look at the historical, physical, and mental aspects of the game itself by focusing upon the Mestres and students of the Capoeira Arts Cafe Capoeira School in Berkeley, CA. Jogo de Capoeira offers not only a unique chance to witness the power and beauty of the art form, but an opportunity to see how the multi-dimensional game of Capoeira has affected the minds and bodies of those who make the art form a part of their lives. After you experience the energetic atmosphere created within the Capoeira School of Mestre Acordeon and Mestre Ra, it will become easy to see how truely magical Capoeira really is. --video description
 

Only the Strong

Only The Strong (DVD)
1993 action movie with capoeira sequences

Upon returning home to Miami, a former Green Beret (Mark Dacascos) is employed by his local high school to rehabilitate some of its worst students by teaching them the art of capoeira (a form of martial arts from Brazil, using dance-like moves). But his work brings him into conflict with a local drug lord (Paco Christian Prieto), whose operations are threatened by Dacascos' interference... --an Amazon reviewer
 

Capoeira Magazines

Planet Capoeira

Planet Capoeira (Magazine)
 

Also See:

Grupo De Capoeira Angola Pelourinho

Capoeira CDs
 

Capoeira (Sport in the Global Society, 45)

Capoeira Books

Capoeira Index & Links

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