"It's my goal to make martial arts compulsory for girls in school. In China, you have to do two years of martial arts' training without which you cannot get a graduation degree." Akshay Kumar
Sunday, 16 May 2010 01:20

Drumming up a storm

By YIP YOKE This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Photo by ART CHENHappy and energised: The Brass percussion group from Skills Academy conveys energy and happiness.DRUM beats can somehow resonate with heart beats, following that, the rhythm channels energy, emotions…
Tuesday, 10 November 2009 02:03

Spicy Brazilian treat

.Two Capoeiristas doing a flip before the crowd at the Esplanade as part of the Brazilian Capoeira Festival.THE Esplanade in Action programme in George Town enjoyed one of its largest ever turnouts on Saturday night…
Sunday, 13 July 2008 17:14

Brazilian touch

Capoeira Penang is going on a tour of the parks and recreational grounds in Penang every Sunday to promote its unique Brazilian art. Come watch the exciting game of roda and experience the Brazilian way…
Tuesday, 03 June 2008 02:01

Capoeira Brazil

Teks Diyanah AnuarGERAKAN Capoeira tangkas dan unik. Rentak Capoeira gegar kotaCAPOEIRA atau seni mempertahankan diri Brazil mula mendapat tempat di kalangan masyarakat kota. Sejak diperkenalkan di Malaysia tidak lama dulu, ramai menyedari keunikan seni ini…
Tuesday, 22 January 2008 02:02

Penang retreat for Celebrity Fitness folk

MEMBERS of Celebrity Fitness Kuala Lumpur were treated to a dose of sun, sea and sand while practising their capoeira moves at the Penang Water Sports Recreation Centre recently. Carefree group: Members of the Celebrity…
Monday, 01 October 2007 04:54

Fitness through martial arts

By SABRY TAHIRAncient art incorporates music and dance Academia Bantus student Denise Chen (right) and instructor Quek Wei Kin demonstrating a regular capoeira attack and defence drill.EXECUTIVES, in their quest to stay fit and healthy,…
Thursday, 26 July 2007 13:00

Capoeira:Fight and dance

By : Karina Foo Had enough of martial arts that aim to maim? Here’s one that looks like a spawn of martial arts and breakdancing. KARINA FOO learns the basics of Capoeira. IN most martial-arts…
Thursday, 12 July 2007 01:48

Capoeira Show Enthrals Audience

By Ben Ng Bandar Seri Begawan - It had all the elements of mesmerising Brazilian and African beats combined with eastern martial art manoeuvres. The packed international Convention Centre, Berakas, was enthralled by Quek Wei…