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Graduation Pre-test

Graduation Pre-Test

When: Friday, May 1st (ADULTS) Saturday, May 2nd (KIDS)
Time: 10:30am (kids)  6pm (adults)

May 2nd @ 10:30am (children) / May 1st starting @ 6pm (adults) are the dates of this years pre-tests for the annual "batizado" (capoeira graduation ceremony when students test for the next rank know as a "cordel" ).  

This pre-test is the necessary first part of the test required to advance to your next rank in Capoeira.  Students will be tested on all the requirements for their cordel.  This test is put in place to give students short-term goals and to help them prepare for their next cordel test at the end of September andthen the spectacular annual graduation ceremony on October 4th. 

Students will have a formal evaluation of their progress be able to better determine their strengths, and weaknesses, and receive the necessary guidance and help in ample time so they can feel fully prepared for their test later in the year.  The test fee is $25 due before the day of the test. (Please make sure to make payment before the test day as any payments received on the day of the test will be $30)

Are you new to Capoeira or just not quite sure what this graduation ceremony (also referred to as a "Batizado") is all about?  Just click here to read a bit about it or watch this video of our 2014 Graduation Ceremony.

Just a Reminder on a Few Upcoming Events

Percussion Workshop w/ guest Indio Jackson!
When: Friday, March 27th 
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Cost: $20 (Kids $10)
This is the 2nd workshop he has done here!  The first one was amazing....we were ALL playing like a real Brazilian band in the first 25 minutes! 

Capoeira Demo @ Relay for Life!
When: Saturday, April 11th
Where: Chain of Lakes Middle School (8700 Conroy Windermere Rd) by the stage.

The kids demo team will be performing their capoeira routine, maculele, and more.  All students are encouraged to come and participate in the demo!  Please wear red shirt and white pants uniform.  Thank you!

Have a great day, everyone!

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