Pronounced “Ke-da gee heens” it translates as fall from four.
If you are familiar with crab walks, then you understand how queda de quatro works. The only parts of the body that touch the ground are the feet and the hands.
Step by step guide
- The queda de quatro is a capoeira position which consists of standing with your back on the ground on four supports: both hands and both legs (the buttocks cannot touch the ground ).
- This is a position adopted in the event of a fall and / or for a brief movement on the ground.
- The knees should be turned inward and the feet should be shoulder-width apart.