Since the early 90s interest in the Afro-Brazilian martial art, Capoeira Angola grew worldwide prompting many Brazilian instructors, Mestres, to move to North America and Europe to shepherd the growth and to maintain its authenticity which includes the history of enslaved Africans, religious practices, and peaceful conflict resolution through movement. In 2015, Contra-Mestre Salim Rollins founded Capoeira Angola Center Kenya (CACK) with the vision of reconnecting Grand Mestre João Grande with Africa and expanding opportunities for at risk youth to learn the martial art. CACK and Internationality, a company which encourages young people of color to travel beyond tourism,...Read More
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Diana is the co-owner of Rawai Muay Thai gym in Khao Lak, Thailand. How she came to be in "the fight game" is a story best told in her own words. She says, "I am a middle age woman who took the road less traveled. Ended up with a life I could have never imagined."Read More
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