Kids Classes

Feeling confident in their ability to control their bodies whilst beaming with joy from learning new and vibrant skills. That’s how Capoeira CDO Perth students walk out the door after their capoeira classes week after week.

If you are looking for a holistic and exciting activity for your children that will encourage them to   explore the joys of being active, and, interactive, then these classes are for you!

 

Through a variety of interactive, fun, and engaging activities, children explore many facets of the Capoeira experience, including moving, kicking, dodging, acrobatics, singing & playing percussive instruments.

Our Capoeira classes cater for the students’ cognitive and physical development and are designed to enhance social skills, boost confidence, nurture resilience and inspire a passion for movement and music all while learning the foundations and rich culture of Capoeira.

Capoeira is an excellent activity for boys and girls. It is a great combination of physical and creative arts. My daughter can’t wait to get to her weekly capoeira lessons at CDO Perth. The sport appeals to her acrobatic sense of adventure and love of music and dance.” Diane Blaine; mum of Zinnia Blaine

As with other martial arts, Capoeira has its own grading system through cordões (cords). New students will receive the cordão cinza claro (light grey cord) as a symbol that they have made a start on their Capoeira journey.

The first cord that is officially given is dependent upon the students’ age. The younger kids (Capoeira Sprouts) are given the light green with the grey tip and the older kids (Capoeira Seedlings) are given the light green cords. The students can receive these at our annual Capoeira & Brazilian Festival held in the second semester.

BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN

  • Capoeira helps develop balance, coordination, general fitness, flexibility, sense of rhythm and body awareness.
  • Children benefit from increased self-esteem and become more confident.
  • Children develop a sense of identity as an individual, as a member of a nurturing community and as a member of a global society.
  • Capoeira helps to build children's personalities through self-expression in a fun and playful way.
  • The cultural aspect enriches children and allows them to experience different aspects of the world, being the Brazilian culture, and loving and accepting our multicultural country.

CAPOEIRA SEEDS (3 TO 5 YEARS OLD)

Our Capoeira Seeds classes are designed specifically for 3-year-olds up to 5-year-olds and are designed with play completely in mind.

Capoeira is intrinsically playful, however, play based learning is key part of developing our young ones’ bodies and minds.

The focus of the class is to build a love for movement, music, language and social interaction through games and stories. The stories told integrate movement skills, language skills, music skills and cultural appreciation in a fun, interactive and inclusive manner.

At age 5 we begin the students on a leadership and transition program. The students who have mastered particular skills will be given the opportunity to lead exercises and games for their peers. As they get closer to turning 6, they will be at times allowed to participate in the Capoeira Sprouts class on special transition days so that they may meet the other students and begin to experience what it will be like in the older class.

The students will develop skills that are inline with their school curriculum and will have the potential to do beyond them, giving them a sense of achievement through their practice.

Caregivers and siblings are invited to join in the roda (the circle in which Capoeira is played) at the end of each class.

Sign up for a FREE INTRO CLASS  so your children can experience Capoeira and see if we are a good fit for them before committing to enrolling in a membership.

Ready to sign up? Enrol your little seed in our Capoeira classes today.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR 2020

Mondays

Capoeira Seeds
4 pm - 4:45 pm

(FULL)

Wednesdays

Capoeira Seeds
4 pm - 4:45 pm

(4 SPOTS LEFT)

Saturdays

Capoeira Seeds
8:30 am - 9:15 am

(4 SPOTS LEFT)

CAPOEIRA SPROUTS (6 TO 8 YEARS OLD)

Our Capoeira Sprouts classes are designed specifically for 6-year-olds up to 8-year-olds and are designed with the multiple intelligences in mind.

Capoeira is a holistic practice and due to this, it allows student to develop their multiple intelligences. The students will go beyond developing their physicality but will develop their cultural, linguistic and socio-emotional selves.

From ages 6 to 7, the students will develop individual and sequence based skills based on a spiral curriculum. They will also develop their music and language through our instrumentation and singing practices. This is an age where their bodies may rapidly change with the demands of their ages, so we are mindful of this and foster strength, flexibility, balance and agility through our drills sequences and games.

At age 8, we encourage them to build their leadership. At this age we begin the students on a leadership and transition program. The students who have mastered particular skills will be given the opportunity to lead exercises and games for their peers. As they get closer to turning 9, they will be at times allowed to participate in the Capoeira Seedlings class on special transition days so that they may meet the other students and begin to experience what it will be like in the older class.

The students will develop skills that are inline with their school curriculum and will have the potential to do beyond them, giving them a sense of achievement through their practice.

Caregivers and siblings are invited to join in the roda (the circle in which Capoeira is played) at the end of each class.

Sign up for a FREE INTRO CLASS  so your children can experience Capoeira and see if we are a good fit for them before committing to enrolling in a membership.

Ready to sign up? Enrol your little sprout in our Capoeira classes today.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR 2020

Mondays

Capoeira Sprouts
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

(FULL)

Wednesdays

Capoeira Sprouts
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

(2 SPOTS LEFT)

Saturdays

Capoeira Sprouts
9:15 am - 10 am

(2 SPOTS LEFT)

CAPOEIRA SEEDLINGS (9 TO 11 YEARS OLD)

Our Capoeira Seedlings classes are designed specifically for 9-year-olds up to 11-year-olds. 12-year-olds and above are able to attend the Adults Capoeira Essentials classes.

As kids are nearing their final years of primary school, part of our focus are giving the students the skills they need to maintain their well-being and integrity.

As Capoeira is intrinsically play based, the drills and games played in this class address more complex physio cognitive abilities than the Seeds or Sprouts class. One of the major focusses is on developing the major pillars of physical, social and emotional fitness.

The students will experience drills and games that develop their strength, flexibility, balance, rhythm and music ability. Though musicality the students will learn/develop Brazilian Portuguese and give them a greater understanding and use of their senses through Capoeira.

At age 11, we encourage them to build their leadership. At this age we begin the students on a leadership and transition program. The students that have mastered particular skills will be given the opportunity to lead exercises and games for their peers. As they get closer to turning 12,  they will be at times allowed to participate in the Adults class on special transition days so that they may meet the adults, and other aounger adult students and begin to experience what it will be like in the Capoeira Essential class.

The students will develop skills that are inline with their school curriculum and will have the potential to do beyond them, giving them a sense of achievement through their practice.

Sign up for a FREE INTRO CLASS  so your children can experience Capoeira and see if we are a good fit for them before committing to enrolling in a membership.

Ready to sign up? Enrol your growing seedling in our Capoeira classes today!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR 2020

Mondays

Capoeira Seedlings
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

(2 SPOTS LEFT)

Wednesdays

Capoeira Seedlings
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

(5 SPOTS LEFT)

Saturdays

Capoeira Seedlings
10 am - 10:45 am

(8 SPOTS LEFT)

CAPOEIRA SAPLINGS

Our Capoeira Saplings is a class for advanced kids through invitation only.

The students that demonstrate exceptional ability in Capoeira are chosen to participate in this elite group. All students are given the opportunity to be invited to this group and through hard work and training can develop the necessary skills and ability to enter the advanced Saplings group.

Within this group will also be chosen the Capoeira CDO Perth performing team which will be composed of the Saplings that have developed advanced techniques and training and will perform their amazing skill in several of the years’ scheduled public performances. The performing team shall also be entered in some state and potentially national and international competitions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

Mondays

Capoeira Saplings
6:15 pm - 7 pm

Timetable