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How To String Your Berimbau

Who ever said they’ve never broken a berimbau while stringing it, is a liar 😂 I’ve broken many berimbaus in my day.. enough so that I figured a video about how to string a berimbau would help me not break another one ☝️ Hope y’all enjoy,

How To Match The Perfect Capoeira Bateria

In this video we detail exactly how each of our capoeira bateria (Gunga, Médio, and Violas) are matched up and prepared before we ship them out. The key is to string up multiple vergas and tune them before even picking out the cabaças. Once we find 3 matching vergas (with distinct sounds for each berimbau) we choose the appropriate cabaças and finalize the set. Every bateria is hand selected just for you. 🙂

Eu Sou Capoeira

We are always happy to to share your videos and photos with our entire Capoeira Community! Here is our most recently submitted video. ENJOY!

About Us

Thanks for stopping by! We’d like to take a minute to introduce ourselves, talk about our journey, and how/why Capoeira Connection came to be. My name is Corey Goodman, but in the Capoeira world, my apelido (nickname) is Pena – it means “feather”. I started practicing Capoeira in 1994 at the age of 12 with Mestre Rodrigo Zerlotti who formed Capoeira Evolução in Austin, TX. When I started Capoeira, there weren’t very many accessible resources in the United States for anything Capoeira related.. especially not instruments.

Apanha Laranja No Chão // Jogo de Navalha

Used by many Capoeiristas and old Masters, this rhythm was used to take money in the roda, that is to say: at a certain moment, some spectators threw

Mestre Ananias in Minas Gerais

Roda de Capoeira with the presence of Mestre Ananias in Minas Gerais.

Capoeira : TEDx Salt Lake City

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Movement Tutorial : Aú de coluna

With Instructor Mussum

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