Arpão De Cabeça

Level: Intermediate | Style: Regional

Tutorials, Step By Step guide, Tips & Follow Along Video

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Arpão de Cabeça literally means 'head harpoon.'

Move Background

This is a headbutt that involved the capoeirista throwing his full body into the headbutt.

Step by step guide

  • While the cabeça can be seen as playful, this is its more violent cousin.
  • By usually ducking under a kick or punch, the player will spring forward with full force targeting the head, stomach, or groin.

Variations on Cabecada

Learn Capoeira Move Cabeçada
Cabeçada

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Cabecada

Learn Capoeira Move Escorumelo
Escorumelo

Style: Briga de rua (Street Fighting)
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Cabecada


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Chapa de Frente

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Chapa

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Carpado (Mortal)

Style: Contemporânea
Level: Advanced
Sub Type : Carpado

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Mariposa

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Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Folha Seca

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Esquiva

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Esquiva


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