Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?

Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?

Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me? Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, says that Capoeira is for everyone. But are you for Capoeira? What he means by this is that you need to be willing to challenge yourself, learn […]

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts? Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, discusses the ranking and belt system of Capoeria. Capoeria’s belt system follow the colors of the Brazilian flag. He mentions that some schools enforce wearing shoes or not wearing […]

The Biggest Misconceptions of Capoeira

The Biggest Misconceptions of Capoeira

The Biggest Misconceptions of Capoeira The Biggest Misconceptions of Capoeira Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, talks about the benefits of Capoeira. He mentions strength, endurance and balance are all physical elements that can be improved through Capoeira. Although it can be physically challenging, one can learn lessons through the failures that can come with it. Ismail […]

Was Capoeira Developed to Hide the Practice of Martial Arts?

Was Capoeira Developed to Hide the Practice of Martial Arts?

Was Capoeira Developed to Hide the Practice of Martial Arts? Was Capoeira Developed to Hide the Practice of Martial Arts?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira talks about the details of Capoeira, which is a martial art formed from many different African cultures in Brazil. He mentions that there are different styles of Capoeira and describes […]

Can Capoeira Help Me Physically, Mentally, and Spiritually?

Can Capoeira Help Me Physically, Mentally, and Spiritually?

Can Capoeira Help Me Physically, Mentally, and Spiritually? Can Capoeira Help Me Physically, Mentally, and Spiritually?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, says that Capoeira is a great insipiration within his life. He explains that as a cultural art, it has helped him learn so much, and has expanded his ability to become a better human […]

How Can Capoeira Benefit My Child with ADD or ADHD?

How Can Capoeira Benefit My Child with ADD or ADHD?

How Can Capoeira Benefit My Child with ADD or ADHD? How Can Capoeira Benefit My Child with ADD or ADHD: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, shares a story about one of his young students. He says the student had adhd and was having trouble at school, until he started Capoeira. After two weeks of Capoeira, […]