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 is executed from afar. Notion of attack does not become realized until close proximity is achieved. Thereafter, the torque generated by the player will take down the opponent.

Tesoura with Negativa

The player goes into a tesoura and traps the leg of his opponent. The torque generated will knock the opponent over.


Video shows Tesoura