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Information about Master Ousado
Personal Data
Name: Jose M. C. da Costa (Master Ousado)
 
Nationality: British & Brazilian & Singapore PR
 
Mailing Address: 111 North Bridge, #27-01
Peninisula Plaza
Singapore 179098
 
Contact: Tel/Fax: +65 6525 0353
HP: +65 9452 1349
 
Email: ousado@adoclife.com
mrousado@hotmail.com

Appointment
Appointed as Regional Director for South East Asia by the International Capoeira Federation (FICA), to set up the National Capoeira Federation for the objective to promote and implant the International Capoeira Code for the respective countries in conjunction with a world effort to promote the recognition of Capoeira as a sport by the International Olympic Committee.

Achievements (Competitive Titles)
2008 Vice Champion (Open Category)
Vice Champion (Masters Category)
2nd World Ranking (Singapore) - Association
All three titles were won at the 1st World Championship of Capoeira, Sao Paolo, Brazil
 
1987 Bronze Medallist, Open Games, Santos, Brazil.
 
1982 Vice-Champion of Paulista League of Capoeira – Adult Light
 
1980 Champion of Paulista League of Capoeira – Adult Light (State)
Vice Champion of Capoeira (National)
 
1978 Champion of Paulista League of Capoeira – Adult Light (State)
Vice Champion of Capoeira (National)

Capoeira Certifications and Research Fellowship Work/Projects
1994 Research fellow and lecturer in tradition, theory and practice of musical instrument needed in Capoeira.
 
1992 Group of Capoeira Camara Merit Honor Certificate
 
1990 Certificate of Professional Competence – The Union of Artist and Show Business of São Paulo
Democratic Government of the São Paulo State - Sports and Tourism Secretary Certificate – Effective Participation in the 1st Meeting of Capoeira
Municipal City Hall of Jaú – Secretary of Sports and Tourism Certificate
 
1989 São Paulo University – Sports Practice Centre Certificate
Democratic Government of the São Paulo State - Sports and Tourism Secretary Certificate – Participation in the 10th Capoeira Graduation
 
1986 Democratic Government of the São Paulo State - Sports and Tourism Secretary Certificate – Publishing works of Capoeira in the great São Paulo Area
 
1985 Motriz Centre, Gymnastic and Leisure Enterprise Certificate
 
1982 Brazilian League of Pugilism Certificate
Association of Capoeira Amu Kengue Certificate

International Workshops
2008 Conducted workshop in Australia
 
2004-2007 Conducted workshops in Taiwan, Phillipines, London and Indonesia
2000-2001 Conducted workshop in Sweden, Morocco, Malaysia and Singapore.
 
 
1998-1999 Conducted international workshops in Austria, Finland and London (Queen Mary University).
 
1991 Coordinator of National Capoeira Workshop and Grading, London.
Appeared in “Big City Show” on channel “BBC One” (1991), London
 
1990-2001 Conducted classes of Capoeira at Danceworks (London).
 
1990 Conducted international workshops in USA, Canada, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, France, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Denmark.

Education
2006 The St. John Ambulance Association – Adult First Aid Examination
 
1977 Association Nova Luanda – Specialization in Capoeira
 
1976 Association Abolição – teacher training and human relationship course
Folklore and Capoeira course study of history and musical instruments
 
1972 Secondary School in Brazil
 
1971-1976 Association Abolição – Capoeira course basic to advance levels

Employment
2002 Master and Founder-Secretary of the Association of Capoeira Argola de Ouro (Singapore)
 
1990 Master and Founder-President of the London Association of Capoeira Argola de Ouro (London)
 
1982 University of Rio de Janeiro
Trainer at 7th Inner Olympic games
Secretary of Sport and Culture
Rosas Negras School of Samba - Director of Capoeira Team
 
1978-1990 Association of Capoeira Filhos de Luanda – Master, Founder-President
1978 Member of the Brazilian Capoeira Confederation
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