S-Dobrado

Level: Advanced | Style: Mixed Style

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Pronounced “Es do-bra-doo” it is similar to the macaco.

Move Background

The set up for S-dobrado is usually different from macaco. A common set up is to transition from esquiva baixa to negativa, swing the leg to the side and up for the s-dobrado. This setup is one of many ways to generate the power required for this movement. Although bute forcing S-dobrado is an option, most people opt to generate a lot of momentum and allow that to carry them over.

Step by step guide

  • The S-Dobrado is the generic name for a series of motions that takes a capoeirista from a low position to whip one leg across the floor in a half circle.
  • Then kick up his legs and invert onto his hands and then land back on his feet and stand.
  • The S refers to shape traced by the motion of the leg which leads the move.
  • It is used as a transitional move and there are many variations of the S-Dobrado.
  • A basic S-Dobrado can start from a Negativa, whip the straight leg around in a half circle to face the other direction, kick up into a Macaco.
  • Another variation involves going from Corta Capim, then kicking up into Macaco.
  • While inverted, the capoeirista can Au, or stop and do a Bananeira, or even sink down into a Queda De Rins.
  • It is a very versatile technique for a capoeirista.

Variations on Au

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Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Au

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Style: Contemporânea
Level: Advanced
Sub Type : Au

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Helicóptero

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Au

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Aú Fechado

Style: Angola
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Au

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Bico de Papagaio

Style: Contemporânea
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Au

Learn Capoeira Move Aú Giro Sem Mâo
Aú Giro Sem Mâo

Style: Contemporânea
Level: Advanced
Sub Type : Au

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Aú Batido

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Advanced
Sub Type : Au

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Aú Batendo

Style: Angola
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Au

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Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Au

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Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Au

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Aú de v

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Au


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Chapa de Costas

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Chapa

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Chapa Giratoria

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Chapa

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Parafuso

Style: Contemporânea
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Martelo

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Martelo Rotado

Style: Contemporânea
Level: Advanced
Sub Type : Martelo

Learn Capoeira Move Armada
Armada

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Beginner
Sub Type : Armada

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Chapa de Frente

Style: Mixed Style
Level: Intermediate
Sub Type : Chapa


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