Sunday, 19 August 2012

Ginga Gif

            One of the advantages of a blog is I can now post animations and similar stuff that I could not place in the book.
            Here is a nice gif of someone performing the Capoeira movement “Ginga”. If he had a partner they would literally be dancing circles around each other.

            A few posts ago I discussed how a possible counter to the low knife attack Styers and Cassidy show would be to remove the targeted leg out of reach and then bring it back in a snap kick. Ginga is the method I would personally use for this. As soon as my rear foot touches the ground I am used to bringing it back into a kick very rapidly.
            Some more novel applications of Ginga are included in the book.