2017 BCC of NEWARK BATIZADO REVIEW

2017 Batizado of Cordão de Ouro Capoeira, Newark, New Jersey This post is my overall review of the 2017 Cordão de Ouro Batizado at the Brazilian Cultural Center of Newark in New Jersey (my group… no bias). We had an awesome showing of students and teachers. I was really happy about being able to help […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A BATIZADO TRIP

HOW DO I GET READY?! GETTING READY So you saved up your money and are now ready to go to your first batizado. You’re getting excited because at this event you get to see another group, play their students, and learn new things. But it can be a little nerve-racking because you might not always […]

5 Ways to Make a Better Batizado

SOME BACKGROUND What I have seen at the majority of Batizados is that they are just not that creative and can at times feel like a chore. Most of the time they have rodas, workshops, the batizado, a dinner/food, and the obligatory maculele performance (not necessarily in that order). I can’t tell you how many […]