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Professor Caçapa, September, 2017
About the Class
In our classes students increase their flexibility, agility, balance, fitness, and self-confidence. They practice music, singing, and the beautiful movements of capoeira. Beginners are always welcome, and often experience an incredible transformation in their lives! Classes are taught in a safe, fun and friendly environment in English, Japanese, and Portuguese.
About the Kids Capoeira Class
What do I have to wear?
Wear comfortable pants and a sports T-shirt or Tank Top. Track pants or sweat pants are good, please no shorts.
Bantus Members: You must wear the white GBC uniform pants or colour capoeira pants, and GBC t-shirt every class.
The cord from your batizado must always be worn with the white Bantus uniform, but never with other pants.
What do I have to bring?
Bring a sweat towel and a bottle of water. Please don’t eat during the class, but come with enough energy to burn.
During winter, bring some indoor sports shoes and a tracksuit to warm up in.
- Drink Bottle
- Sweat Towel
- Indoor Shoes and warm-up gear in Winter
- Extra t-shirt in Summer
How much does it cost
First class free.
Kids and Adults: 0yen
Start-up package (please pay on your 2nd visit):
Kids: 4,000yen (4 classes)
Adults: 6,000yen (4 classes)
Membership (please pay on your 6th visit):
Kids: 3,500yen (includes 1 uniform t-shirt)
Adults: 5,000yen (includes 1 uniform t-shirt song book)
Member Monthly Fees:
Weekly (once a week)
Unlimited: (all classes)
Do I need to be a member?
The membership fee is ¥5,000 (¥3,500 Kids) per year starting in April. Membership is valid until the following March. Membership entitles you to special offers on Bantus Capoeira clothes and merchandise. You can become a member after 5 classes. You’ll also receive Sports Insurance, a Bantus Capoeira t-shirt, and capoeira lyrics book to help you learn the songs.
What does the class involve?
Classes usually consist of a combination of traditional martial arts, yoga, Capoeira and modern sports science exercises to warm up. Followed by singing, whole class, individual, and partner exercises. Classes sometimes finish with a roda of music and Capoeira, where students demonstrate the techniques they have learnt in that night’s class, and from previous classes.
How long does the class go for?
Please check the schedule
Members of other capoeira groups
Our classes are open to visitors from other capoeira groups. Please ask your instructor for permission first.
We welcome international visitors and tourists to train with us. Don’t forget to pack your uniform!