Vingativa translates as 'vindictive.'
Vingativa is a shoulder takedown and it is a very useful one. Its purpose is to knock the opponent off-balance from when they are i
Step by step guide
- A low takedown that involves stepping forward and trapping the back legs of an opponent that is in a side stance.
- The capoeirista also protects his face with his elbow.
- Once the lead leg of the capoeirista has trapped the leg of the opponent, he shifts the weight in his hips forward and up.
- If the contact is maintained with the legs the other player then he should be thrown up and away.