This feature is designed to spark your interest in researching the world of capoeira's vocabulary, history, and philosophy.

Our Capoeira Wiki-Word series invites you to research the word of the week and post your definition(s) and translations. At the end of each week, the entries will be reviewed and then summarized into a translation and a definition of the Capoeira Wiki-Word of the week.

Submit your entries in the comments section below!

This week's Capoeira Wiki-Word is:


A Sequencia do Mestre Bimba



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I was looking for other things to flesh this out, but this video is an excellent resource.  It's Mestre Itapoã, a lifelong student of Mestre Bimba and friend of our own Mestre Acordeon, talking about the sequencia.  It really doesn't get any better.