Meia Lua de frente - Half moon from front

By Yossi Sheriff

Video of Meia Lua de frente

The expertise in the video is the courtesy of ABADÁ-Capoeira expert practitioners.


Meia Lua de frente is a powerful capoeira kick done to the front from a variety of opening moves. The kick gets its name from the half circle drawn by the kicking keg.

Description of Meia Lua de frente

The leg moves in a big half circle from the outside to the centerline. The arms usually move in the opposite direction to balance the movement of the kicking leg. The kick can basically start with entrada or without any preparation, from ginga.

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