Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

  • Location

    Florianópolis, Brazil

  • Area of Study

    Dance, Music Performance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course will introduce students to the practice of Capoeira, and will cover:

    • Methodology, prescription, control and evaluation of capoeira as physical activity.
    • The historical trajectory of Capoeira.
    • Capoeira characteristics and norms.
    • Gymnastic fundamentals of Capoeira.
    • Instrumentation and chants.
    • Ways of playing Capoeira.
    • Capoeira Demonstration

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations