Experts Campoera Indonesia
Capoeira growing rapidly in Indonesia, and even our country is the most have grupo (unity) throughout Asia. An instructor of Capoeira Grupo De Ouro Argola took time talking with me.
Capoeira is a culture and has several elements, namely sports, martial arts, music, dance, and philosophy. Interestingly, if you can not sing, at a certain level, you can not go up a level. Every capoerista (people who follow capoeira) also has a nickname
Besides capoeira, you also follow other sports?
Yes. I once took kempo, karate, thai boxing, and ju-jitsu.
Since when do you cultivate this profession?
If the open class, since 2004. But officially appointed as an instructor in 2007.
How long you can become an instructor?
About 7 years, just to get a belt instructor. A capoerista level could be higher if Brazil is well familiar with the culture, not of movements.
Aside from being a capoeira instructor, what do you do?
This profession is my full-time job. If you want to develop this sport, there must be total. I'm trying to lift Indonesian capoeira that seen in Brazil.
How much of your income, to dare to make capoeira as a profession?
Within a week, I teach 4 times. Approximately, Rp3-4 million a month. Not to mention if there is a show. Ha-ha-ha.
Why did you not choose a martial arts silat in fact native to Indonesia, but capoeira?
Hmm, difficult question to answer. Frankly, capoeira was my choice. In addition, the martial arts has no icon.
After 10 years you lived in Jakarta, besides jam, what impression of the city?
In terms of community, the spirit of Jakarta more reactive in every way so that it can absorb things faster.