•  W. Rego about M Cobrinha Verde

    Cobrinha Verde (Rafael Alves França), an excellent capoeirista, but practically out of form - «I already feel very haggard», he says. Today he dedicates to teaching capoeira in his Academy. He is the author of the third capoeira booklet assigned by a capoeirista, of which this essay cites.

    [The kicks of M] Cobrinha Verde (Rafael Alves França):
    Banda traçada
    Encruzilhada
    Tesoura torcida
    Balão de bainha de calça
    Cabeçada
    Rabo de arraia
    Quixim (queixinho)

    The Sport Centre of Capoeira Angola Dois de Julho was founded by Mestre Cobrinha Verde (Rafael Alves França), student of the famous capoeirista Besouro (Manuel Henrique). Its headquarters is situated in Alto de Santa Cruz (Casa Brito) w/n, in Nordeste de Amaralina neighborhood, with shows on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 20.30 and on Sundays at 8.30.

    R. Dois de Julho, Alto de Santa Cruz, Nordeste de Amaralina

    Centro Esportivo de Capoeira Angola Dois de Julho

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