Capoeira: Fusing Dance and Martial Arts

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Lerner Publications, Sep 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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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Contents

Slave Dance
4
Fighting Talk
6
Starting Out
8
Musical Combat
10
Pulling Rank
12
Dance Or Fight?
14
Capoeira Style
16
The Swing
18
The Heat
22
Lights Camera Capoeira
24
The HalfMoon
26
The Moves
28
The Hammer
30
Get More InfoIndex
32
Back Cover
34
Copyright

Mark Ferradura Obstfeld
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Liz Gogerly has written over eighty information books for children and young adults, including many books on fashion and art. Her titles include 21st Century Lives: Fashion Designers, and 21st Century Lives: Supermodels, biographies of Pablo Picasso, a 'dressing up' book and books on Graffiti Culture and Cool Brands.

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