By Leo Ahonen
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Initially the guard of Afro-Brazilian slaves, the marginalized and the underclasses in Brazilian society, capoeira is now a mainstream recreation, taught in Brazilian colleges and practised through a number of social sessions all over the world. a few advocates now search Olympic attractiveness for Capoeira. This obvious switch within the which means and function of Capeoira has resulted in conflicts among traditionalists, who view capoeira as their history descended from the maroons, a weapon for use opposed to the injustice and repression; and reformers, who desire to see Capoeira increase as a world recreation.
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