Honoring Mestre Joao Grande

“Maior e Deus, Grande e Joao. A recent video popped up on my Facebook feed about one of the (if not the oldest) living Mestre of Capoeira, Mestre Joao Grande on an episode of Sesame street (playing the berimbau). Capoeira has always been an obscure martial art so seeing  it on a popular kids TV […]

Happy Birthday Mestre Joao Grande

A LIFE OF CAPOEIRA Mestre João Grande is a living legend, a living legend that lives in New York City. If you don’t know who Mestre João Grande is, he is one of the two most important students of Mestre Pastinha, the creator of our modern Capoeira Angola – a style of Capoeira tha tries […]