He moved to London in 2003 to continue the work of his teacher, Mestre Namorado and set up BRILHO, a charity dedicated to making capoeira accessible the children of all socioeconomic backgrounds across London. He is well known for his objective capoeira game and competition success; Professor Bombril is the first back to back two times European Champion and is always on the podium.
As the team leader, Edgar likes to provide structured classes that enable all levels to improve and constantly searches for ways to improve his teaching styles to continually inspire his students. With this he has coached several of his students to World and European champions and is driven by seeing his students develop new skills, become passionate and dedicated to capoeira.
Marcos developed a passion for the acrobatics in capoeira and prior to moving to London, he travelled around Brazil performing capoeira in numerous well known Brazilian shows.
After moving to London in 2011, Marcos joined our team and received his Professor belt in 2016. He enjoys assisting students to develop their acrobatic and musical skills.
Sereia is a great ambassador for capoeira and has performed in clubs, shows, theatre and TV, her most recent work includes Capoeira artist in Alicia Key’s video ‘Girl on Fire’ and media with the famous 3RUN team in India.
As a keen competitor, she is both World and European champion. Recently, she has founded JINGA JINGA® driven by her passion in helping people be successful with their fitness and wellbeing.
With her professional knowledge as a Physiotherapist, she feels capoeira is tremendously beneficial to physical fitness and mental wellbeing. With this she assists in running the charity, teaching classes and organising the numerous events and workshops throughout the year.
Graduada Amazona seeks to spread her passion to empower others to feel great through the medium of capoeira.
Initially as a small group of friends, he began assisting in classes at the local university. Serio later moved to a different city and continued to train there. He moved to London in 2009 and joined our team, receiving his graduado belt in 2014.
Since joining our team, he became European champion in the pairs category and is well known for his musical skills. You will always hear him playing music in class!
Capoeira, being an all-rounder sport, improves endurance, flexibility, agility, strength and reflexes,and it is this, along with the group’s sense of fun and camaraderie, is what she believes helps her
endure the stresses of working in a 24/7 medical profession.
Sake has been assisting with teaching classes and new students, and believes that good technique is important to future progression with any sport. She received her graduate belt in 2018, ten years
after receiving her first belt.