Watch their confidence soar.
Cultivate your child's inner strength
"Attalie has always been a quiet child, but Capoeira is helping her break out of her shell. We are noticing that it seems to be easier for her to greet people (especially adults) and interact with her peers since starting Capoeira. We hope she continues to grow and progress!" -Olivia O.
We know finding the right program for your child can be really overwhelming. You want it to be something they love and look forward to. Kids lose interest quickly and this can be discouraging for both of you. It's hard to build confidence when your child is disengaged. If your child is shy the challenge is even greater.
We took this to mind when we started our Capoeira Strong Start Program, our 8 week introductory program. We want your child to love coming to class, to love training capoeira, and to love their capoeira peers. And you want your child to find an activity that makes them self-assured, gets them physically active, and teaches them discipline in a social setting. We provide the latter...the former is why we created our 8 week Capoeira Strong Start Program.
Capoeira Strong Start fully immerses your child in capoeira and gives them the full capoeira experience. They will learn the basic moves, the music, and rhythm of the martial art. They will learn to "play" capoeira with each other. They will see if this is where they can flourish and let their confidence soar.
Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial Art that incorporates dance, music, and the Portuguese language. Students will learn songs in Portuguese, will learn how to play instruments, and they will learn the martial art aspect of Capoeira.
"I really wanted her to find a fun activity that would help her stay active and learn new skills. She gets bored and discouraged easily, I was thinking Capoeira would be diverse enough in the skills to learn to keep her engaged but start slow enough that she could easily build them. I knew from my past experience with Capoeira that it was taught in small steps, increasing at your own pace." - Bonnie R.
Not your average Martial Art
"I love the personal attention that Professor Mico gives each student. He makes each student feel special with things like a special capoeira nickname, small class sizes, and personal touches like knowing each child's personality and what works for them. We've taken classes at other sports centers in the area and the large class sizes, different teachers each time, and the lack of any personal interaction really make these classes far less effective.
Carter really disliked Martial Arts due to a bad experience at a prior class, he is absolutely in love with capoeira and cannot get enough.
Lastly, respect is incredibly important to me. Allied Capoeira teaches students how to be respectful to each other, to their teacher, and to themselves. In class, kids are encouraged to cheer for and support each other no matter what. Not only are the kids taught respect but the professors give the utmost respect to the students. They listen to the students, take the time to learn and respect what each student is comfortable with, and really adapt to what works best for them.
I am so thankful that we have found Professor Mico and Allied Capoeira. Carter has more energy, he is more engaged, and he has really blossomed since starting classes." -Christina E.
At Allied Capoeira League Gainesville we pride ourselves on the quality of our program . We are intentional about the environment we foster, which is secure, supportive, playful and authentic. Our goal is to always be a cut above everyone else and we make sure our parents and students hold us accountable to this standard. We want our values to align with yours so we center our program around health and wellness; self-control and discipline; and helping and supporting others. We look forward to meeting you.