As they move their feet, the beating sound of the drums and chants rise like incense to fill the room.

The battle of wits has begun as they move ever so gracefully in search for convergence in a joyful ebb and flow of motion.

CAPOEIRA TAKEDOWNS

This move takes great shrewdness, proficiency and experience. Used against a spinning kick, one grabs the hem of the opponent’s pants to knock him down.

Boca Decalca De Costa

TThis move is used initiate fights when the opponent is directly behind him. Whilst jumping back, the player bends and grabs hold of the opponent’s ankles.


Video shows Boca de Calca