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Getting continuity in your Benguela game

One of the hardest things in a (Benguela) roda for beginning students is to keep moving. A lot of people don’t know what to do and as a result, they only ginga with a few movements here and there.

A while ago I worked on some classes to help my students overcome this very problem. Now I’d like to share my ideas with more people, hence this post!

General · Tips & Tricks

How to prepare a class

Teaching capoeira isn’t about showing of what you can. It is about preparation and making sure your students come in contact with all the necessary aspects of capoeira. Preparing a class takes time, even more for novice teachers. I’d like to share my method as a guide to help other teachers out there.