Capoeira Workshop Lesson Plan

Begin here to Join.

Macaco Nova Yolk is a member of G

Game is life practice

Capoeira offers opportunities for leadership and highlights the role of community.

Animal flow warm up

  1. Bear, rabbit,

  2. Cartwheel

Capoeira Defences

Capoeira movments are named in Portuguese

  1. Cocorinha

  2. Esquiva

  3. Au

  4. Role

  5. Negativa (Focus on timing of escape and eye contact)

Capoeira Kicks

  1. Meia lua de compasso

  2. Meia lua de frente

  3. Armada

Playing the Game

  • Making safe space

  • Making sacred space

  • Playing to the rythum

  • How to enter, play and leave the roda

  • Building the setting

  • Playing to the song