Capoeira

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Capoeira

  • Host University

    Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

  • Location

    Florianópolis, Brazil

  • Area of Study

    Dance, Music Performance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    18
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    The course will introduce students to the practice of Capoeira, and will cover:

    • Methodology, prescription, control and evaluation of capoeira as physical activity.
    • The historical trajectory of Capoeira.
    • Capoeira characteristics and norms.
    • Gymnastic fundamentals of Capoeira.
    • Instrumentation and chants.
    • Ways of playing Capoeira.
    • Capoeira Demonstration