capoeira

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cap·o·ei·ra

 (kăp′ō-ā′rə, kä′po͝o-ā′rä)
n.
A martial art of Brazilian origin that is based around a rhythmic, dancelike movement.

[Brazilian Portuguese, perhaps from capoeira, cultivated field that has reverted to forest or scrubland (perhaps in reference to the origins of the martial art in gatherings held by slaves and poor rural communities), from Tupí kopu̯era (influenced by Tupí kaa, scrubland) : ko, clearing, agricultural field cleared in a forest : pu̯era, that once was.]

capoeira

(ˌkæpʊˈeɪrə)
n
1. (Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a movement discipline combining martial art and dance, which originated among African slaves in 19th-century Brazil
2. (Dancing) a movement discipline combining martial art and dance, which originated among African slaves in 19th-century Brazil
[C20: from Portuguese]
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Mestre Bimba foi um dos grandes difusores da capoeira, atraves da criacao da capoeira regional (estilo mais competitivo e rapido derivado da capoeira tradicional), este novo estilo estruturou melhor a capoeira e atraiu a curiosidade de outros publicos, que ate o momento nao tinham acesso e interesse pela modalidade, essas mudancas alavancaram a divulgacao da capoeira, e diminuiram sua discriminacao por parte da sociedade (Fonseca, 2008).
of Foundation Affiliates Countries Abada-Capoeira 1988 338 48 Filhos de Bimba Escola 1986 18 10 de Capoeira Grupo Capoeira Brasil 1989 82 34 Grupo Cordao de Ouro 1967 162 34 Grupo Ginga Capoeira Regional 1972 92 22 Grupo Senzala 1965 116 40 Note.
A influencia de ideais ao mesmo tempo modernizadores e tradicionalistas traz uma cisao nesse universo: a partir de entao, a capoeira passa a ser pensada (e tambem praticada) atraves de duas modalidades distintas, a Capoeira de Angola e a Capoeira Regional.
La relacion de multiplicidad animal y sus efectos que discuto en este articulo corresponden exclusivamente al desarrollo de la capoeira Angola, aunque esto no quiere decir que dicha relacion no se evoque tambien en grupos de capoeira Regional.
Thus capoeira masters, including Pastinha and Mestre Bimba, the most famous name in Capoeira Regional, were able to emerge from years of teaching and practicing more or less underground and establish open academies.
A partir de entao, a capoeira sairia das ruas e integraria os centros de educacao fisica, sendo denominada Capoeira Regional.