Capoeira: Fusing Dance and Martial Arts

Overview

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance, and gravity-defying acrobatics makes capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Inside you'll find these features: The Back Story On the Radar goes back in time to find out how capoeira began. Show Me Learn some of the most popular moves with our step-by-step guide! Five-Minute Interview Learn how On the Radar expert Mark Obstfield got into capoeira.

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Overview

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance, and gravity-defying acrobatics makes capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Inside you'll find these features: The Back Story On the Radar goes back in time to find out how capoeira began. Show Me Learn some of the most popular moves with our step-by-step guide! Five-Minute Interview Learn how On the Radar expert Mark Obstfield got into capoeira.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761377665
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Series: On the Radar: Dance Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 860L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

The people

The Back Story Slave dance 4

Real-Life Story Starting out 8

Who's Who Pulling rank 12

Five-Minute Interview Mark "Ferradura" Obstfeld 20

The moves

Show Me The swing 18

Show Me The half-moon 26

Zone In The moves 28

Show Me The hammer 30

The Talk

The Lingo Fighting talk 6

All about: Musical combat 10

Big Debate Dance or fight? 14

Get the Gear Capoeira style 16

Feel It the heat 22

Read All about it Lights, camera, capoeira! 24

Fan Club Ger more info 32

Index 32

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