• Kids Capoeira – January 2015

    *UPDATE 12/30/2014* Bringing in a new addition to the IBF class schedule for 2015.  Capoeira for Kids will begin this January!  Stay tuned for details. Kids Capoeira classes have been officially added: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm.  These have been added to our Class Schedule... Read More

  • Bringing it to you

    One of the top reasons to participate in the annual graduation event is the talent pool of guest instructors IBF provides to bring in a wide range of experience.  For capoeira student, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of their presence especially those who have traveled from far.  From locally in the bay area and as far away to Winnipeg, this year we were fortunate to have instruction on Friday and Saturday from: Mestre Índio - Viva... Read More

  • Announcing Our New Location

    We are very pleased to announce that we have re-located to a new address in the next town over.  Please take note of the new address of 409A Old County Rd, Belmont, CA 94002.  All the essentials are moved in and classes have commenced.   Thank you for your patience during the work in progress to beautify the school. (Tip:  If you use GPS navigation to find the school, make sure you indicate the city as Belmont.  Otherwise, you may be lead down the wrong... Read More

  • Get in touch with your roots

    The event's first round of instruction started tonight with our special guest Treinel Daniel - FICA Oakland, California teaching a Capoeira Angola seminar.  We are grateful for him to share his knowledge of the  history, approach, and philosophy.  The class began with a fruitful Q&A discussion bringing up topics for awareness and then progressed into movements and partner sequences.  In the span of the 2 hour seminar, this was just scratching the surface of the tip... Read More

  • It Has Begun

    Beautiful day to be in the San Francisco Bay Area today and a beautiful day to have a roda outside.  With the help of our friends from neighboring capoeira schools in the bay area, we launched a great beginning to the upcoming weekend event.  Good strong energy, positive vibes, and fun games.  It was perfect.  Thank you to everyone who came out.  Check out some of the captured stills below.  Will try to post some video soon. What's next?  Check out the class... Read More

  • Opening Roda

    Come join us this Wednesday (9/17) as we open the event with a RODA outside in Downtown San Carlos! 6:30-8pm. Play some fun games, sing some beautiful songs, and hang out for a bite to eat afterward. Make it happen.   Address is: 759 Laurel St. San Carlos, CA Tips: Look for the small park-like area tucked away in between the businesses. Street parking is available along Laurel St. Also within walking distance from the Caltrain-San Carlos... Read More

  • Get Ready for Batizado Week

    THIS WEEK: 9/17-9/21 (photo credits to CBLA) As the final preparations are being made, CBSF-Peninsula is very excited to host capoeiristas near and far for their batizado, troca de cordas, and cd release event. Opening with a roda on Wednesday in downtown San Carlos followed by a series of classes from guest instructors from Thursday-Saturday. Check out the lineup on the event page. Mother nature is also helping out with bringing in the warm weather for the hosted BBQ... Read More

  • Cobrinha Jiu Jitsu @ Alliance SF

    Today, our special guest Professor Cobrinha taught an amazing seminar at our very own Alliance BJJ, San Francisco.  Thank you Professor Cobrinha and all the guests and students for participating.  Osssss!   ... and not without some Capoeira at the end!! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//";... Read More

  • Updated Class Schedule + Capoeira for kids

    Check out the updated class schedule effective Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Here's the quick summary: Capoeira classes for kids has been added to the program: Mon/Wed/Fri. Some of the Mon/Wed/Fri adult evening classes have shifted by 10-15 min. Friday Jiu Jitsu noon class has been removed. Please refer to the Schedule page for more... Read More

  • Vamos nessa Mestre Rã!

    Capoeira community, friends, and family.  Let's bring together our support and send Mestre Rã the healing energy and well wishes.   With 5 more days left before the surgery date,  let's make a big final push to get him as much of the funding for his surgery as possible.  Every little bit counts! Please share the word. "Cassio Martinho, or Mestre Rã as he is known in world of capoeira, needs our help for a vital surgery on his spine.  The surgery is delicate, and... Read More