Capoeira



Syllabus



Capoeira

  1. SET
  2. BOW - Hands in prayer position
  3. GINGA
  4. FRONT KICK
  5. ROUND HOUSE KICK
  6. CRESCENT KICK
  7. SLIDIING KICK
  8. SCORPION KICK
  9. GROUND DEFENCE
  10. CARTWHEEL
  11. GINGA
  12. FRONT KICK
  13. ROUNDHOUSE KICK
  14. CRESCENT KICK
  15. SLIDING KICK
  16. SCORPION KICK
  17. GROUND DEFENCE
  18. CARTWHEEL
  19. GINGA
  20. SET
  21. BOW

Questions

1. Who developed Capoeira and where? (2 Marks)

African slaves in Brazil.

2. How was Capoeira developed? (2 Marks)

The slaves hid their martial arts practice within the moves of a dance, to keep their illegal training secret.

3. What is the main focus of Capoiera? (2 Marks)

Flowing and deceptive movement

4. What is the main difference between how Capoeira is usually practised today compared to how it was practised originally?

Historically practitioners would have used cutting weapons

Extra Info (2 Marks)

Move of the Week Videos

During the term that the Little Dragons are learning this form, you will find videos here to help you practice at home.