Jose Carlom Vincente, 1950 – 1988, student of Mestre Gato Preto, and Mestre Rio. He was the master of Mâo Branca.
His motto was:
“SER HONESTO ATE ABOUT FIM, E UMA VIRTUDE, SEM ONESTIDADE ATO ALGUM SERA VIRTUOSO.”
The real virtue is the ability to be honorable until the end. No action is great without honor.
Mestre Gigante was a soldier. On March 24, 1976, he founded an association called: “Capoeira Negrinhos de Sinha”.