How To Do Capoeira
Get ready to learn how to do Capoeira sport. Capoeira is a combination of martial arts, dance, and other acrobatic movements along with music. Slaves in Brazil started the sport about 500 years ago and today it is taught on college campuses all across the United States and other countries. If you want to learn how to do Capoeira sport, you must keep on reading to learn the basics.
To learn how to do Capoeira sport, you will need:
- Capoeira Instructor
- Medical Clearance and good health
- Brazilian Music
- Make sure that you get medical clearance from your doctor before you learn how to do Capoeira sport. Keep in mind that you will be sparring with an opponent in a playful manner. Begin by doing basic warm-up exercises, stretch your arms and legs for five minutes and jog in place for five minutes. Do ten push-ups and ten sit-ups and you are now ready to do Capoeira sport.
- Prepare to do the basic evading and footwork to learn how to do Capoeira sport. Stand up and shift your feet forward and backward and then side-to-side. Practice the evasion movements by moving around as though you are trying to protect yourself from your opponent with arms extended. Step back and do a kick with the right leg and then a kick with the left leg and repeat this routine several times to get better at evading and kicking.
- Sign-up for a Capoeira class to help you do Capoeira sport and a good place to start is at a local college or university and do not forget to use the internet to help you. Under the supervision of the instructor, prepare to perform a kicking technique or an evading technique against your partner. Challenge your partner and try to take him down with foot sweeps and circle kicks but do not get too physical. Stay tune-up for the acrobatics and the music and do handstands and cartwheels and avoid the back-flips to prevent an injury. You have now learned how to do basic Capoeira sport.