Kids Capoeira

 

Bring your kids, nephews, nieces, god-children, friends ages 5-13yrs to have fun learning the fundamentals of kid Axé Capoeira. In these classes children will begin to learn the basics of Axé Capoeira Martial Arts through games and exercises. Students will develop balance, motor skills, coordination, speed, strength and more. When ready, kids will begin to progress through the kid’s belt system. Kids will eventually be separated by age, attention and skill level.

Axé Capoeira has a long history of working with children, and have performed for and taught children in schools, community centers, and capoeira academies across the world.

The importance of Capoeira martial arts for children is not only in the historical and cultural aspect, but also in the physical qualities it helps develop; balance, motor coordination, speed, strength. It also helps to develop the potential of each child to learn in life, in school and have a positive influence in their life in general.

Axé Capoeira Atlanta encourages discipline, helps to teach and instill the value of loyalty, responsibility and self-confidence. In this way it helps in the positive formation of those who participate and become involved in the practice of Capoeira martial arts.

Involvement with Capoeira awakens the musical, physical, artistic and creative sides of the children who practice in this art form. Capoeira is one of he best ways for children to develop mind, body and strength. In addition to the benefits above, Capoeira martial arts helps to build a strong and positive character and personality through self-expression in a fun and playful environment.


Kid Capoeira Class Schedule

Wednesday

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Friday

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Saturday

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Axé Capoeira Atlanta teaches techniques familiar to traditional martial arts like, but not limited to, Karate or Kung Fu. Common capoeira martial arts techniques consist of the following:

  • kicks
  • sweeps
  • hand strikes
  • blocks
  • evasive movements

When ready, kids will begin to progress through the kid’s belt system. Kids will eventually be separated by age, attention and skill level.

Axé Capoeira has a long history of working with children, and have performed for and taught children in schools, community centers, and capoeira academies across the world.

The importance of Capoeira martial arts for children is not only in the historical and cultural aspect, but also in the physical qualities it helps develop; balance, motor coordination, speed, strength. It also helps to develop the potential of each child to learn in life, in school and have a positive influence in their life in general.

Axé Capoeira encourages discipline, helps to teach and instill the value of loyalty, responsibility and self-confidence. In this way it helps in the positive formation of those who participate and become involved in the practice of Capoeira martial arts.

Involvement with Capoeira awakens the musical, physical, artistic and creative sides of the children who practice in this art form. Capoeira is one of he best ways for children to develop mind, body and strength. In addition to the benefits above, Capoeira martial arts helps to build a strong and positive character and personality through self-expression in a fun and playful environment.

BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN

Physical & Health Education

  • Cardio-vascular fitness
  • Complete body training
  • Improves motor coordination
  • Increases flexibility through stretching and breathing exercises
  • Improves stamina
  • Weight management
  • Learn healthy eating habits

Social and Emotional Health

  • Increases self-esteem
  • Builds character
  • Improves anger management skills
  • Builds self-confidence
  • Teaches patience, self-discipline and respect
  • Builds a sense of community
  • Increases attention
  • Learn goal-setting skills

Multi-Cultural Education

  • Introduction to the Portuguese language
  • Exposure to new cultural ideas, foods and traditions
  • Brazilian history
  • Exposure to traditional dances, songs and music

Music Education

  • Learn to play musical instruments
  • Singing
  • Learning traditional musical rhythms
  • Dance skills

Contra-Mestre Barrãozinho (Marcus Aurelio, Lelo) The leader of Grupo Axé Capoeira HQ in Vancouver, BC Canada. Amazing capoerista, extremely talented, inspiring teacher and leader, world known capoeira MMA fighter, performer, stunt man, and all-around great person!! 

Adult/Teen Capoeira Classes

This class is great for those looking for something outside of their normal gym routine. Capoeira is a great form of fitness and martial arts training that works not only your whole body, but also your mind.

 Capoeira is an excellent exercise for the body, involving all of the muscle groups to began quickly developing a series of physical qualities. While participating in capoeira, one rapidly begins to notice a more toned body, faster reflexes and increased power.

Capoeira greatly improves and develops the cardiovascular system. You began to have more endurance and energy. 

But capoeira in not only good for the body. Capoeira works with one’s emotions, providing a physical outlet to improve overall health. Capoeira develops the mastery of one’s body and mind, as well as one’s creativity.

The fundamental principles taught in capoeira include movement dialogue, the body’s intelligence, the ability to react, balance, as well as the notions of space, time, rhythm, music and an understanding of the philosophy of capoeira history.

Our classes prepare each student to learn at their own pace. Should you wish to go further than just basics, you should then aspire to begin progressing through the different levels of Capoeira.

Adult/Teen Capoeira Classes

Friday
2:00 - 3:45 p.m. ~ Beginner/Mixed-Level Capoeira

Friday
7:00 - 8:45 p.m. ~ Beginner/Mixed-Level Kid Capoeira
Saturday
Coming soon

*Contact us to inquire about private Adult Sessions*


 

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