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.

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This week's Capoeira Wiki-Word is:


Domínio do Corpo



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Domínio do Corpo literally translates to "mastery of the body."

It is often used to describe the result of a great deal of training and hard work to develop the muscle memory to do things in capoeira on instinct.

It's fair to say the mestres above know a thing or two about it. 

Bora treinar!