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A young Capoeira fighter is a skilled athlete who practices the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. They are typically agile and flexible, with a lean and toned physique.

Capoeira at Werdum Training Center
Join Werdum Training Center, where we are dedicated to teaching the art of Capoeira to individuals of all ages and skill levels. As one of the top Capoeira schools in the USA, we are proud to offer expert instruction in the martial art of Abada Capoeira.

Abada Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that blends self-defense, acrobatics, dance, and music into a unique and dynamic form of expression. Capoeira movements are characterized by their fluidity, athleticism, and agility, making it an excellent form of physical exercise that also helps to build strength, flexibility, and endurance.

Capoeira has a rich cultural history and has become increasingly popular in the USA in recent years. It is an art form that promotes teamwork, creativity, and cultural awareness, making it a great practice for individuals looking to expand their horizons and learn about other cultures.

At Werdum Training Center, we offer a variety of Capoeira classes for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Our experienced instructors are passionate about sharing their knowledge of Capoeira with others and helping students reach their full potential. We also offer workshops, events, and performances to further promote the art of Capoeira and its cultural significance.

Whether you are interested in Capoeira for fitness, self-defense, or cultural enrichment, Werdum Training Center is the place for you. Join us today and experience the transformative power of Capoeira firsthand.

Who is Mestre Camisa - the founding master of Abadá Capoeira?


Mestre Camisa, also known as José Tadeu Carneiro Cardoso, is a renowned Capoeira master from Salvador, Brazil. He is the founder and president of the Abada Capoeira group, one of the largest and most respected Capoeira organizations in the world. Mestre Camisa began practicing Capoeira at a young age under the guidance of Mestre Bimba, the creator of the modern Capoeira style known as Capoeira Regional. He later went on to study with other prominent Capoeira masters, including Mestre Pastinha and Mestre Canjiquinha.

In the 1970s, Mestre Camisa founded Abada Capoeira with the goal of preserving and promoting the art of Capoeira. Today, Abada Capoeira has branches in over 40 countries and is known for its high level of technical expertise, emphasis on tradition and culture, and commitment to social development projects. Mestre Camisa is widely respected in the Capoeira community for his contributions to the art form and his dedication to passing on his knowledge to future generations of Capoeiristas. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Order of Cultural Merit from the Brazilian government.

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