Capoeira was invented in the early 16th century by African slaves in Brazil. The dance moves were incorporated to disguise the fact that they were learning to fight.
First of all I ain't a teacher. Second I'm in a real shitty mood. And third no law says I can't make it my business. So let the kid go.
Throughout the movie, Louis Stevens performs the capoeira "ginga" incorrectly: he keeps his arms low, never bringing them up fully to protect his face.
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