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YOUR MESTRE LIED TO YOU PART 1

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That's right. I said it. Your Mestre lied to you. In fact? Most of your Mestres don't even know enough about authentic Capoeira to even begin to lie to you. They wholeheartedly believe that a martial art that was designed and conceived to fight off slavers and slavery in Brazil [ the same Brazil which was the last major country on Earth to abolish slavery in the late 1800's almost the beginning of the 20th century, the same Brazil which didn't even make Capoeira legal until Mestre Bimba applied for his first permit to Dictator Vargas' government, which allowed Mestre …