Video compilations from my Capoeira website that ran from 1998-2003, featuring the students of Capoeira Mandinga in Berkeley, CA.
With the most important moral (OF ALL TIME) at the end.
Walking over from a bridge, going down to a bridge from standing, mashing the two together, it’s CRAZY.
Ricky Lawson II (age 31) talks about his journey in Capoeira and how he dealt with having torn each achilles tendon at separate times.
How to teach yourself a backflip from only knowing how to do a cartwheel. And along the way learning a macaco and a back handspring. Also how to improve the height on a standing backflip once you have it.
Larry talks about two simple but often overlooked things that will greatly improve your acrobatic training. Also a funny story about learning a butterfly twist.
It had to happen sooner or later.
Thourn Heng (Age 30, Tae Kwon Do/Boxing/Gymnastics Coach and Math Teacher) works out so much that it makes you tired just to hear about it.
Pablo Porras (Age 32, B-Boy & Martial Artist) talks about his daily martial arts training and why he continues to train so much. Also Sam and Larry do V-Ups for the hell of it.