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Nestor Capoeira presents the second part of his trilogy exploring the popular martial art/dance from Brazil known as Capoeira. Part instruction manual, part philosophical treatise, this volume covers a broad range of topics crucial to the practice of Capoeira. Instruction is given in intermediate and advanced fighting skills, including in-depth analysis of Capoeira matches and nearly 100 black-and-white illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781556434044
ISBN-10: 1556434049
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nestor Capoeria

Nestor Capoeira was initiated by Mestre Leopoldina, a living legend. Later he joined the Senzala Group and in 1969 received the coveted "red-rope," Senzala's highest graduation. In 1990 he left Senzala and started to teach his personal approach to the Game at his own school. He has been a pioneer at teaching capoeira in Europe, and his books have been published in France, Denmark, Germany, and the United States. He has worked in film, theater, and television and currently teaches at the Planetario de Gavea in Rio de Janeiro.