Mestre Pedro Contemporânea

Background, Style, History and Affiliations

Mestre Pedro
Affiliated School or Organisation

Grupo Senzala Capoeira (Mestre)

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Mestre Pedro

Mestre Pedro started training capoeira at the age of 7 even though from the age of four he was brought along by his dad, Mestre Gato to capoeira events.

Arrived in the UK 16th of May 2000. He was based in Edinburgh for 6 years and he also regularly taught in Glasgow, Stirling and Dundee.Moved to Cambridge 2006 and today he supervises capoeira schools in many UK cities (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Northampton, Sheffield, Grantham Cambridge, Leicester and Wrexham) and helped his students to establish schools in the Basque country, Barcelona, Iran, Indonesia and China. In Indonesia there are schools based in 7 cities and over 300 students.

He was awarded the level of Mestre (Master) in July 2011 by Group Senzala one of the oldest Capoeira Groups in the World.

He has worked in Partnership with Capoeira 4 Refugees, a British

UK Charity that uses Capoeira as a tool to help children heal the wounds of war, violence and forced displacement in the Middle East with trips to Palestine and Jordan in 2015.

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