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Capoareira Mestres Pastinha and Jorge Amado

Posted by on Monday, January 18, 2016, In : Photography 



Capoareira Mestres Pastinha and Jorge Amado, 1961.

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Valdemar Santana

Posted by on Thursday, August 6, 2015, In : Photography 


Valdemar Santana holding Regional Capoeira Mestre Arthur Emidlo above his head with one hand in the early 1960s.

Santana was a champion in Gracie Jujitsu and Capoeira, studying with Helio Gracie in the former and Mestre Bimba in the later. Santana is famous for being one of the few men to defeat his former coach Helio Gracie who he beat twice in Vale Tudo (no holds barred) matches, both of which lasted more than three hours.

Source: en.wikipedia.org
Image Source: ejmas.com

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Ronda Rousey Wins at UFC 190

Posted by on Sunday, August 2, 2015, In : Video 


Ronda Rousey beat her opponent Bethe Correia on her home turf in just 34 seconds at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro to retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Ronda and her team decided to play brawler Correia at her own game and she went out aggressively from the start. The Brazilian made her mistake when she tried to clinch her opponent near the edge of the Octagon which failed and left her scrambling. Rousey had no hesitation and delivered the knockout blow winning her 12th straight ...
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Capoeira Demonstration

Posted by on Monday, July 27, 2015, In : Video 


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What I do Playing...

Posted by on Thursday, February 27, 2014, In : Proverbs & Quotes 


“What I do playing, you don’t even do when you’re mad”

~ Mestre Pastinha ~


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Capoeira Scissor Kick

Posted by on Friday, November 22, 2013, In : Gifs 

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Mitsuyo Maeda c.1910

Posted by on Monday, October 28, 2013, In : Photography 


This picture of Mitsuyo Maeda (1878 – 1941) was taken around 1910. Maeda was a Japanese judoka who is reported to have won around 2000 no holds barred fights and along with Antônio Soishiro Satake, he pioneered judo in Brazil, the United Kingdom, and other countries. So important was he to the development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he is often referred to as the Father of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
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Mestre Bimba & President Getulio Dorneles Vargas

Posted by on Thursday, October 24, 2013, In : Photography 


Mestre Bimba meeting the then president of Brazil, Getulio Dorneles Vargas, who is reported to have said to him;
“Capoeira is the only sport which is truly Brazilian”.

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Judo vs. Brazilian Jujutsu

Posted by on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Video 


A fight between Masahiko Kimura, Judo master and Heloi Gracie, the Brazilian Jujutsu legend from 1951

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Mestre Bimba in the News

Posted by on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : Photography 


This clipping from a Brazilian newspaper (c.1930) pictures Mestre Bimba, inventor of the Regional style of capoeira.
It states; “It is not easy to fight a capoeira player….he uses kicks and head-butts against an aggressor”.
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Mestre Pastinha and his Students

Posted by on Saturday, June 29, 2013, In : Photography 


Mestre Pastinha (left) with some of his students playing capoeira near the Pelourinho in 1963. This historical neighbourhood in  Salvador, Bahia, was named after the whipping post (Pelourinho means Pillory) situated in its central plaza, which was where African slaves once received punishment for infringements that would have included getting caught practicing fighting techniques.
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Mestre Bimba Teaching the Ginga

Posted by on Monday, June 3, 2013, In : Photography 


Mestre Bimba teaching a student how to do the most basic movement of capoeira, known as the ginga.
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Mestre Besouro Manganga

Posted by on Thursday, May 23, 2013, In : Art 


An old sketch of Mestre Besouro Manganga fighting against a group of Brazilian police.
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Mestre Jose Antonio do Nascimento

Posted by on Friday, May 10, 2013, In : Photography 


A rare photograph of legendary capoeira fighter Mestre Jose Antonio do Nascimento
(1842 - 1936), commonly known as Nascimento Grande (Great Birth).
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Capoeira Painting by Augustus Earle

Posted by on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Art 



Title
:  Negros Fighting

Datec1824

Artist:  Augustus Earle

Infomation:  This painting is an early rendition of an illegal capoeira fight in Rio de Janeiro.
It was painted by English born artist Augustus Earle during his three year spell in Brazil in the 1820s.

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Master Pastinha Demonstrating Capoeira c.1963

Posted by on Thursday, March 21, 2013, In : Photography 


Here, the great master is preparing to throw his opponent using body leverage.



Pastinha aims a kick at his opponent (he was around 74 years old when these pictures were taken).



This move is a counter attack from a defensive position
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Manduca da Praia Gang Fight

Posted by on Saturday, December 8, 2012, In : Art 


An engraving featuring Manduca da Praia and a group of capoeira fighters.


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Arthur Bento dos Santos & Manduca da Praia

Posted by on Friday, November 30, 2012, In : Photography 


Arthur Bento dos Santos & Manduca da Praia, taken in the 1940s (?)

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Capoeira Drawings by Kalixto

Posted by on Sunday, October 21, 2012, In : Art 


Title: Capoeira Drawings
Artist: Kalixto Cordeiro
Datec.
1906
Info:  A series of drawings that depict a couple of well-dressed Capoeira fighters in battle.
Note the use of the ‘navalha’ (barber’s razor) in the centre picture, a weapon synonymous
with the ‘o malandro’ (criminal/bad boy)
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Capoeira Slaves About to be Whipped

Posted by on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Art 



Name
:  Negroes Going to be Whipped
Artist:  Frederico Guilherme Briggs
Yearc.1832
Info:  This print by the young Brazilian artist was one of a set that depicted common people. Here, one of the unfortunate men that are being lead off to be whipped is carrying a sign that says Capoeira.

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Capoeira Angola

Posted by on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, In : Photography 


Capoeira Angola
being performed in 1930s Brazil

The Roots of Capoeira
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Mestre Bimba Performing the Ginga

Posted by on Monday, July 30, 2012, In : Photography 


Mestre Bimba performing the ginga in the early 1930s
(His opponent is Asclépios Ferrer)

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