We have regular classes in Derby city for children and adults and we provide workshops and demonstrations of capoeira and Brazilian percussion throughout the local area.

Click here to read more about capoeira.

Look out for our beginner’s class starting on Thursdays in January 2020.

Cordao de Ouro (“Belt of Gold”) is one of the largest associations of capoeira in the world with the headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  The group is governed my Mestre Suassuna.

Mestre Papa Leguas (“Master RoadRunner”) heads up groups in England, Scotland, Italy, Russian, The Ukraine, Japan, Create and Indonesia. In the video below Meste. Papa Leguas (red top) is playing Mestre Corisco.

Contra-Mestre Adam who supervises CDO Derby is one of Mestre Papa Leguas’ first students.  He started training in 2001 and began teaching in 2004.  He started teaching in Derby in 2009.  He has also dedicated over 15 years to learning and teaching Afro-Brazilian percussion.

For more information about the group, including booking us for workshops and demonstrations please browse the links above or contact Instructor Adam (a different Adam!) on 07959 592777.