Capoeira – Acrobatics – Cartwheel

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    This video will show the acrobatics of Capoeira, specifically the cartwheel.

    Roberto Tapia: Hi, my name is Roberto Tapia from Capoeira Sul da Bahia, Monitor Bucho. Today, I am going to show you how to practice Capoeira. Now I am going to tell you how to do Capoeira acrobatics. First I am going to show you how to do Cartwheels. In Portuguese they say a. So first, start with the Ginga. The difference between gymnastics, cartwheels and Capoeira cartwheel is that all the time you permanently, you need to keep looking at your partner. So you're here, position to do Ginga and base keep looking and now keep looking at your partner, put your hand, make sure to put all your hand on the floor, not only the fingers. All the hand and later going slow, straight this leg and later push, keep looking, later you come back. Other side, stop, base put all your palm on the floor, keep looking straight, lift your leg a little bit and now we are going to do at normal motion. One more time, now a little faster, one more time, keep looking. That's how you do a Cartwheel, a. Now I am going to show you how to do a Capoeira Macaco.