Boca De Calça


The Boca de calça translates as 'pants mouth' in Portuguese.

Move Background

A takedown which is an unbalancing movement of capoeira similar to the baianada, but which is carried out from the front and executed by grabbing the opponent's pant legs or ankles and pulling.

Step by step guide

  • It consists in grabbing the ankles or the sides of the opponent's pants, to then unbalance him by pulling sharply.
  • You can grab it as you want, but it is advisable to catch it by crossing your hands (the right hand takes your right foot and the left hand your left foot) in order to protect yourself from a possible kick.

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