Benefits of regular Capoeira practicing

Benefits of regular Capoeira practicing
Capoeira is not just a martial arts, it's a great mix of dance, acrobatic moves, music AND martial arts. In addition to offering practitioners a means of learning self Defence and fight against bullying, it provides a healthy way to release pent-up aggression and frustration in an environment where positive thinking and acting is promoted. Below, we'll try to give some examples of the benefits that Capoeira can have on both kids and adults:

1. Physical & Health Education

  • Valuable self-defense skills
  • Cardio-vascular fitness
  • Acrobatic moves learning such as cartwheel and handstand
  • Complete body training
  • Improves motor coordination
  • Increases flexibility through stretching and breathing exercises
  • Improves stamina
  • Weight management

2. 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

3. 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

4. Music Education

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

Capoeira has just started to be taught here in Australia. It's very different from anything you've seen before, but definitely worth to try!

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