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brazilian+capoeira | Caption: Capoeira, a form of Afro-Brazilian-style dance mixed with ...

brazilian+capoeira | Caption: Capoeira, a form of Afro-Brazilian-style dance mixed with ...

Capoeira is a martial art developed by African slaves in Brazil around the year 1500's. Dance-like movements in capoeira and dotted heavily on kicks. The fight in capoeira is usually accompanied by music and called Jogo. Capoeira is often criticized because many people doubted its worth in real combat, compared to other martial arts such as karate or taekwondo.

Capoeira is a martial art developed by African slaves in Brazil around the year Dance-like movements in capoeira and dotted heavily on kicks. The fight in capoeira is usually accompanied by music and called Jogo.

looks pretty cool. Wish I could see what they are actually doing

Influence of African Culture in Americas- Capoeira (Martial Arts mixed with African dance) Mais

Capoeira comes to Kinshasa- BBC NEWS Capoeira's popularity is growing in an unlikely place: Kinshasa, the capital of the DR Congo. Tens of thousands of children beg on the streets each day, one man is offering them hope, teaching them discipline and providing them with a temporary family through free capoeira lessons.

Capoeira lessons for children of DRC

Dance teacher Yannick N'salambo Walters hopes that by giving free lessons in the discipline, he can offer the children hope and a temporary family. In Kinshasa, the capital of DR Congo, tens of thousands of children beg on the streets each day.

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