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@RealJoeDee Half the people in the youtube comments rushed to tell us that. Even knowing it's a movie clip I LOL every time it comes up.
About 8-10 years ago, Capoeira became really trendy for a time, more as a dance-y hobby in time between roller derby and 'grammable low-effort Pilates/yoga than a self-defense method. There were local Besouros and a fancy capital-burning chain opening locations all over the place. At my dojo, we spent a little time learning a few basic Capoeira moves for fun at the time. They were definitely helpful if your goal is to become a more Supple Leopard, but of questionable utility toward any actual combatives. Every last one of the studios I saw folded well before five years out.
"the spikes were due to an administrative error and a dump of votes favouring Biden respectively"