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Capoeira For Children  

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  • TutorVicky Hawkesford
  • Price-
  • Age6 - 12
  • LevelBeginners/Improvers

Sat 21 Apr, 11am - 12pm | 12 wk £80 | Beginners/Improvers Level | Ages 6 - 12yrs

Capoeira is an exciting Brazilian art form comprising martial arts, dance & acrobatics practiced to music.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for children aged 6 - 12 years open to beginners and improvers. The class is adapted to suit the needs of the participants and a fun way to learn new skills and techniques.

The course may be accessible for children with learning disabilities as we can provide a learning support worker however a certain amount of movement is required for this course and therefore less suitable for children with physical disabilities. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.

What will you learn on this course?
Capoeira is a fusion of Fitness, Acrobatics, Self-Defence, Dance and Music. It helps to develop:

  • confidence
  • self-discipline
  • respect
  • physical fitness
  • strength
  • stamina
  • flexibility
  • balance
  • coordination
  • self-esteem
  • creativity and learning

Do you need to bring anything?

Participants need to bring a water based drink to every session and wear suitable clothing that allows them to move freely such as tracksuit bottoms/leggings and a close fitting t-shirt/vest top with a warmer top to put on after the session. Children will need pumps or trainers.

Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs for this course.

Who teaches this course?
Vicky Hawkesford

Important Information

mac birmingham are making improvements to our systems in line with our enhanced Safeguarding Policy. We’re proud of our track record working with children and young people and want to make sure they experience high quality art in a secure environment.
For all learning and participation activities we require enrolment forms to be completed for children and young people under 18 years old and for supported adults.
These are to be completed and signed by parents/carers except young people aged 16-18 who are able to sign for themselves.
These must be handed in at the start of the session to the tutor, or your child will be unable to participate in their class.
Forms can be downloaded and completed in advance from our website via the link below. They can also be obtained in advance and on the day from Sales and Info.
Please leave plenty of time to complete.
This information will be kept securely and only used in the event of an emergency. It will be securely disposed of after their class
Thank you for your cooperation as we put in place this new system.
Please send any enquiries to

Participant Enrolment Form