Bronx kids learn capoeira, Brazilian martial art

Capoeira is a martial art created by enslaved

Capoeira is a martial art created by enslaved Africans in Brazil more than 500 years ago.

BRONX - Many Bronx residents, especially children are participating in a Brazilian tradition known as capoeira.

It’s a martial art that was created by enslaved Africans in Brazil more than 500 years ago.

Parents News 12 spoke with say they want their children to get a better understanding of capoeira and the Brazilian culture.

They say it’s fun for the children while teaching them discipline. 

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