Hello everyone! There are many different martial arts in the Olympic Games, and today we are going to learn about one in particular: boxing in Portuguese.
Introduction to Boxing in Portuguese
Is boxing a well known sport in your country? In Brazil, people really like to watch boxing matches. Boxing in Portuguese is translated to boxe or pugilismo. People who practice this sport are called boxeadores or pugilistas. If you don’t know any Brazilian boxers, check out some of the best and most famous Brazilian boxers: Éder Jofre, Maguila, Popó and Duda Yankovich.
Now it’s time to take a look at the vocabulary for the equipment and the moves of this sport.
Are you ready?!
Boxing in Portuguese vocabulary
Let’s learn some words. Try to say them out loud!
Now let’s see if you pronounced all the words properly with our video!
And you, friends? Do you practice any martial arts? Which ones?
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Here’s the vocabulary we’ve learned in this Dica. Pay close attention, because below this list you’ll have a exercise to complete and you’ll need to know this words!
|O boxeador / pugilista||The boxer / Fighter|
|O treinador||The coach / trainer|
|A luva||The boxing gloves|
|O calção||The boxing shorts|
|O protetor de cabeça||The boxing helmet|
|O protetor bucal||The mouth guard|
|Os sapatos de boxe||The boxing shoes|
|O juiz||The referee|
|O ringue||The ring|
|As cordas||The ropes|
|O direto||Right cross|
|A esquiva||The slip|
|O nocaute||The knockout|
Can you imagine learning all of this while watching a professional fight match in a bar with a Portuguese private teacher? With our immersion methodology we can teach you things in real life situations.
Exercise about boxing in Portuguese
All the words are fresh in your memory? I hope so. Answer this quiz with the vocabulary you’ve just learned. And don’t look at the vocabulary table, don’t cheat :P!
We’ll see you next time!