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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O grupo Capoeira Brasil desenvolve um estilo que tem como base a Capoeira Regional de Mestre Bimba, usando todos os elementos desenvolvidos por ele e mais a evolucao dos movimentos da capoeira ao longo dos anos.
The idea of music as concealment was encouraged by two teachers of modern capoeira, Manuel dos Reis Machado, better known as Mestre Bimba, and Vicente Ferreira Pastinha (Mestre Pastinha), creators of Capoeira Regional (1932) and Capoeira Angola (1941), respectively, who believed that the music and the African dance movements were intended to deceive slave owners.
Capoeira Regional movements, a style developed by a Master, descendant of slaves, called "Master Bimba" (Mestre Bimba in Portuguese) (30), were selected and used with simple exercises adapted to lower the risk of falls.
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.
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. Tal relacion existe entre los grupos de Regional pero su enfasis se da principalmente en el desenvolvimiento de habilidades fisicas, y en el apreciamiento de movimientos acrobaticos.
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.
Le premier a avoir ouvert la capoeira au dialogue que lui proposait la culture nationale consensuelle est Mestre Bimba, retenu dans l'histoire comme le createur de la capoeira Regional. Cette derniere a ete creee par l'adaptation de formes deja existantes afin de cadrer avec les besoins de la culture consensuelle.
Under the direction of Sergio Bagundes (or "Instructor Macuiu," as he is called at the center), Arte Capoeira opened its doors in September to become the first center in New York City, dedicated to "capoeira regional," an acrobatic and contemporary form of capoeira.