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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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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 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 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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