Capoeira 100

Capoeira 100

An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Movements and Techniques

Book - 2006
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"Capoeira 100 is an illustrated guide to 100 essential techniques used in the art of capoeira. Each movement is accompanied by a series of color photographs that show how it is done, as well as helpful pointers and tips on how to apply the technique in the game of capoeira. The book is divided into sections for beginner, intermediate and advanced movements. Ground-work, kicks, escapes, ""floreios,"" flying kicks, and acrobatic movements are all covered. Capoeira 100 is unique among English-language capoeira books in that it is illustrated by full-color photographs, and it focuses 100% on technique. Sequences of movements, drills, games, and conditioning exercises give the reader a chance to practice capoeira workouts at least a hundred times without ever repeating the same routine twice. These exercises can be done alone, and many can be done with a partner to create the real conditions of the game. Rather than being theoretical, all the information and instruction in this book are geared toward functional use, so that students can train at their optimal pace. Specificity of movements and exercises are structured to help readers achieve steady improvement of capoeira skills. Addi
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Blue Snake Books, 2006
Characteristics: 302 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
ISBN: 9781583941768 (pbk.)
Call Number: 793.31981 TAYLOR
Alternative Title: Capoeira one hundred

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