Welcome to the website for Oficina da Capoeira, Chichester.

There are classes for everyone - adults and children are welcome to the evening classes, and there is also a class for 4 to 10 year olds.

The first lesson is free, after that classes are £3 for the childrens' class, or £4 for children (under 18) and £6 for adults. No need to book, just turn up.

Monday classes:

16:30 to 17:30 (4 to 10 year olds) The Regis School of Music, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 1ER.

19:30 to 21:00 (for everyone) The Lodge, Graylingwell Park, Chichester, PO19 6YS.

Thursday classes:
19:30 to 21:00 (for everyone)
North Mundham Village Centre, School Lane, North Mundham, Chichester, PO19 6YS

New to capoeira? No worries! Complete beginners are welcome, whatever your fitness level or experience. You'll just need to wear to sports clothes to start - jogging bottoms, yoga pants, shorts etc are all fine; and a t shirt that's not to baggy.

Follow these links to find out a bit more about our teacher; Oficina da Capoiera, our capoeira school; and photos from some of our group's activities.

Monday, 28 March 2016

A big thank you for the berimbaus

A few months have passed since we successfully crowd funded some berimbaus for the group.

Unfortunately, just as I picked them up from Instrutor Lua in Cheltenham, my wrist started playing up, so I've not been able to string them. Finally though, my wrist was good enough (just) to get the berimbaus out and teach Au how to string hers.

A big thank you to everyone who shared our crowdfunding page, donated money and fundraised for them! Here they are:

Oficina da Capoeira's berimbaus.
A big thank you to everyone who helped us get them!

Au and Graduado Kung Fu practicing their berimbaus

As my wrist improves, I'm looking forward to more percussion time in class. The next project after our festival is an atabaque... : )

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