These are my notes from a lecture given by Mestres Bola Sete and Gildo Alfinete at the Brazilian Capoeira Angola Association in Salvador, on. , 2nd January – Mestre Pastinha loses to Bruce Lee. capoeira – Capoeira Angola – Mestre Pastinha and his academy. capoeira. The son of Jose Senor Pastinha and Eugenia Maria de Carvalho, Vicente Ferreira Pastinha was born on April 5, in Salvador-BA Brazil. Mestre Pastinha.

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The colors were black and yellow, which were the colors of his favorite soccer team, Ypiranga. Instead it became a restaurant and entertainment outlet.

The concept of lineage angoal one that is of primary importance to the practitioners of Capoeira Angola.

He dedicated his entire life to capoeira angola, and in April 12th,he played his last capoeira game. Finally, Anggola Bola Sete advised that there should be no rush to learn the mandinga of capoeira; it is something that comes to the capoeirista naturally, and with time. Mestre Pastinha died poor, blind, and bitter about the injustice he suffered; however, mextre did not regret his life as a capoeirista.

The berimbau is the primitive master. Mestre Pastinha Vicente Ferreira Pastinha is best known for preserving Capoeira Angola, the more traditional style of capoeira.

Vicente Ferreira Pastinha

Many skilled fighters became powerful and as many of them were capoeirista, the martial art became synonymous with criminal gangs From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Pastinha, the father and protector of Capoeira Angola, died at the age of 92 on November 13, His students wore black and pastina, the colors of Ypiranga, his favorite soccer team.

Capoeira mestres Brazilian people of Spanish descent Brazilian people of African descent births deaths People from Bahia. The Capoeira Angola that I learned – I did not change it here in my school… When my students go on they go on to know about everything. Daniel Dawson would later write: Mestre Bola Sete called capoeira Brazilian since it arose on Brazilian soil, although its roots are African.

Pastinha is the one who tells the story of carrying a double-edged sickle everywhere, and fastening it to the end of a berimbau to turn the instrument into a weapon. At the school, he use to teach capoeira to his friends.

In his next encounter with the bully, Pastinha defeated him so quickly mfstre the older boy became his admirer. Pedro II — Salvadorblind and very sick. Mestre Besouro Manganga Besouro Manganga was such a prolific capoeira fighter that people believed him to have magical powers known as corpo fechado.

I inherited it from my grandfather. The old way was simply to watch rodas and learn by doing. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Lecture on Mestre Pastinha and Capoeira Angola – Capoeira Connection

Having dedicated his entire life to Capoeira Angolahe played his last game of Capoeira on April 12, Calmness allows the capoeirista to defend himself or to attack with more knowledge and cunning. At the age of 21, he left the sailor school to become a professional painter.

The next encounter with the older boy, Pastinha defeated him so quickly that the boy became his admirer. Vicente Ferreira Pastinha was born in in Salvador, Bahia. Because of his tireless teaching despite constant struggle with local authorities, he became known as the father of Capoeira Angola.


By introducing a code of ethics, set training methods and a msetre of new techniques, he helped change capoeira from an illegal discipline associated with crime, to an iconic cultural pastime Pastinha had his students wear a uniform so that the capoeira group would look like an organized practice. At the school, he use to teach capoeira to his friends.

The ABC of Old Masters of Capoeira

This article explores the possible beginnings of capoeira history and looks at how and why it became a part of the culture amongst Brazilian slaves from the sixteenth century onward But the space was never returned to him.

Pastinha taught his students one by one, with the others watching. He learned Capoeira at age 8 from an African named Benedito, who taught Pastinha the art so that he could defend himself from an older boy who was bullying him in the street.

Inat the request of other mestres of the era, Mestre Pastinha opened a center for the teaching and practice of traditional Capoeira. Most mestres of Capoeira Angola can trace their lineage back to Pastinha.