Song of the Week: Beira Mar

We are excited to announce that we are “officially” blogging again! This is a great way for us to connect with you regularly and share exciting news, updates, capoeira songs, and important happenings.

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October 19, 2023

What Set Us Apart?

Maculele-Capoeira is one of the most trusted names in martial arts today. Our values, commitment to excellence and dedication to capoeira have set us apart as a leader in Georgia. 45 years of experience: Mestre Fran is a Grão Mestre in capoeira with over 45 years of experience teaching kids & adults. Mestra Sara is…

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September 27, 2023

The Importance of Capoeira for Preschoolers

Capoeira is not just for adults and teenagers. It can also provide numerous benefits for preschoolers, ages 4-5. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of capoeira for this age group and why it’s a great activity for young children to participate in. In conclusion, capoeira provides numerous benefits for preschoolers, ages 4-5. From…

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September 10, 2023

Zen Advice for Parents

Our children do some pretty crazy things that we will never understand…  I’m pretty sure it happens to you too. At least 5 times every day. The ZEN buddhists have a surprising philosophy when it comes to things we don’t understand. And a famous guy called John Lennon sang something similar: Let it be. Oftentimes…

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September 8, 2023

Picture Day

Dear parents and students We have teamed up, yet again, with the awesome Jonny from Antbird Media ( for our annual Picture Day.  What a great opportunity for you and your kids to create lasting memories! Thursday, September 14 Starting at 5:15pmFull uniform required! Bring your belt if you have one! Afterwards, you will receive your…

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September 5, 2023

2023 Best of Decatur Award

We are very proud to be voted the BEST OF DECATUR We are excited to share with you all that Capoeira Maculelê Decatur received best of 2023 Decatur award. This award makes us a 17x Award Winning Capoeira School! We are so grateful and humbled to have been given this award. Our family works hard to…

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August 20, 2023

Choosing the Right Martial Arts Program for Your Child: It’s More Than Just Price

👋 Hey there, amazing moms and dads! As parents, we always want the best for our children, and when it comes to their activities, we’re no different. If you’re on the hunt for a martial arts program for your child, you’re in the right place. But hold on, before you base your decision solely on…

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August 19, 2023

End bad behavior in the classroom

One of the things that I hear a lot from parents is that their kids are acting up in school. They have outbursts during class or simply don’t listen to their teachers. That affects their grades – and their parents’ peace of mind. If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone. And you’ll be happy to…

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August 15, 2023

Your Child Will Do Better in School with Capoeira

Hey parents, Did you know that capoeira training benefits kids by helping them improve fitness and focus, develop patience and self-control, and have fun with their friends. If your son or daughter is looking to stay focused while having fun, they should try our capoeira classes. They are FUN and your child will learn a…

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August 6, 2023

Review From Our Parent

This is an awesome place run by wonderful people. Both of my kids have been attending for years! They benefit physically, emotionally, and the teachers also discuss having good discipline both in the studio and at home. They learn Capoeira, Portuguese music and instruments, and over time also builds their confidence and self esteem. They…

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August 6, 2023