Capoeira Angola Preto Velho Oakland

Dive into the archives.

  • Maior e Deus – Ladainha Video and Lyrics

    This is the first ladainha I learned.  I’ve since had it corrected for me by Mestre Cobra Mansa in a workshop not so long ago.  It is relatively short, but very meaningful. If you know of any other ladainha videos with lyrics please post links to them in the comments area. LADAINHA Iê Maior é [...]

  • Basic Berimbau Variations

    On many occasions new capoeira angola students ask for a reference to the 8 berimbau variations that we practice. The order may change from school to school, but these include the ones that are generally taught. This will be the first in a series of instruction videos to help beginners to learn Capoeira music. Thanks [...]

  • A Video from GCAIG Vienna

    Youtube is full of great Capoeira Angola games.  Although watching videos is no substitute for good instruction, it’s still an excellent learning resource.  This game features  Prof. “Kenneth” from GCAIG Vienna and Mestre Pernalonga.

  • Tuesday Class

    Class starts at the normal time today.  The Black New World will be open at 7:30pm.  It’s also a new month, which means it’s time to show some gratitude.

  • Heat

    For those of you used to freezing in our winter classes and rodas, worry no more.  The propane tanks have been refueled.

  • New Year’s Day Roda – 2010

    Our New Year’s day roda started off on a good note with Capoeiristas from New York, Boston, Philly, and of course, Oakland.


This is the archive for January, 2010.



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