Originally posted by tm11
i don't think it's that simple, or that easy either. every time i've seen real capoeira done, it was with 2 people practicing, and it's performed more like a dance (mind you, capoiera was a martial art formed by slaves who wanted to disguise it as dance). Most capoeira classes offered that I've heard of seem more like basic self defense classes and also focus a lot on teaching people to dance.
It doesn't seem like it'd be practical in a real fight, you have to first build up a rythm, and most of the moves rely on full-body motion, where you're flipping and doing handstands, it seems like the process of attacking or defending would be rather slow, and complicated to pull off.
Then again, I'm no expert on this matter.
haha, tommy please. I was joking, i know it's not nearly as simple as i said it was.
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