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The Lobo Chronicles, Part 6 – There and Back Again

The continued Capoeira adventures in my story. This is the part of my story where I meet my wife, and I’m publishing this on the day we’re getting married. If you wish to know more about Capoeira, read this.

Allow me to apologise – I omitted a very important part of the most recent chapter of this story, namely how I met someone most special during my time in Australia. I first met her when I was visiting one of the Capoeira subgroups out in the suburbs of Sydney, and I remembered her from that visit from the passion and joy that she just couldn’t contain during the class. Suitably enough, her Capoeira nickname was ‘Pipoca’ (which means Popcorn).
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The Lobo Chronicles, Part 5 – a Capoeira love story

The continued Capoeira adventures in my story. If you wish to know more about Capoeira, read this.

Capoeira has a very strong social nature, with groups developing very strong internal cultures – you will see a lot more events, dinners, post-workout drinks, demonstrations, workshops and collaborations with other groups than what you see in your standard martial art. I hadn’t been with my school for more than two weeks before I found myself throwing kicks and cartwheels before an audience! Although I was deeply nervous at most of the demonstrations, it was also quite the kick to show your stuff to others. And a lot more demos were to come further down the track in all kinds of locations – theme parks, schools, fashion nights, shopping centers etc along with a number of festivals in Sweden. Continue reading