Thoughts and Perspectives
Learning Capoeira - Answers from capoeiristas around the world
to the question, "what makes a good student of capoeira?"
Visiting Grupo Ondas - All about my visit to Tigri's group in Rhode Island
Thoughts of a Ronin Capoeirista - who is my mestre, anyway?
Angola vs. Regional - some of my thoughts on the divide between the styles
2004 - Visiting Grupo Esporão and Ginga Brasileira; re-adjusting to Hamilton Capoeira after training in Brazil
2003 - More performances, visiting Canto do Galo, the International Capoeira Angola Foundation,
and attending Capoeira Mandinga's summer camp. Working a lot on the back handspring and buying my first berimbau.
2002 - More gaming experience, my first time at a real capoeira event (Grupo Capoeira Brasil in
NY), our capoeira club's first performance, and getting the aú batido, headspring, and escorpião.
2001 - My first encounter with capoeira and humble beginnings: struggling with the aú and overthinking
in the roda.
Goals - My goals in capoeira and my progress in achieving
Frustrations - The elements of capoeira that frustrate me and
how I deal with them