WHAT DO BULLS REACT TO? - -Movement WHAT IS THE MULETA? - -The red cape. -Also known as the cape of death.
How do most bullfighters get their start? They buy cheap tickets. Hide a cape under their coat or clothes. Jump into the ring and try and fight the bull. Hopefully they get noticed by a promoter.
What is the sombra and sol? Which is more expensive? The Sombra - -The shaded part of the arena. - -Seats cost more than those in the sun. The Sol - -The sunny part of the arena. - -Seats cost less since they are in the hot sun.
Who is the picador? The assistant on the horse. The first act of the bull fight Uses a spear to bleed the bull which slows him down.
What is la momenta de verdad? The moment of truth. The 3 rd and final act of the bull fight. When the matador kills the bull.
WHY IS THERE A WHITE CHALK LINE? This lets the matador know where the wall is. Helps him not to get pinned against the wall by the bull. HOW LONG IS THE BULL IN THE RING? Each fight lasts about 20-30 minutes.
Banderillas The second act of the bullfight. Short, decorated spears with barbed ends. Placed in the shoulder muscles of the bull by a bandaillero. Cause the bull to keep his head down.
Traje de luces Suit of lights. Worn by the matador.
Is it a sport or an art? According to Spanish culture and aficionados, it is an art. Origins of bullfighting started with the Moors, who were great horsemen.
What are the 3 acts? 1. 1.Picador 2. 2.Banderillas 3. 3.The Kill/Momenta de verdad
THE MATADOR -Is the bullfighter A GOOD MATADOR NEEDS: -Courage -Skill -Grace