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Fabio "Lobinho" Cunha


CONTRA MESTRE LOBINHO

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Fabio "Lobinho" Cunha


CONTRA MESTRE LOBINHO

 

Fabio Cosmo da Cunha, known in the capoeira world as "Contra Mestre Lobinho" began training in 1998 in Sao Paulo, Brazil under Mestre Coruja of the group Cordao de Ouro. Lobinho has been teaching in Ann Arbor, Michigan for 3 years. Around the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area, Lobinho has taught kids programs, adults and persons with disabilities. 

 As a young boy, he was a student of a non-profit in Brazil to help under priviliaged kids in the community. Coordinated by Mestre Coruja, and under his guidance had the opportunity to train and participate in many capoeira events. In 2006, he received his monitor cord and began participating in live performances, giving classes in social projects and private schools which he continues to do until today. Fabio has experience teaching ages as young as 2, all the way to 70 years old. In Brazil, Fabio also had a class for adults with special needs. He has had the opportunity to travel extensively with Mestre Suassuna and Mestre Coruja and doing so has received training from many other masters of capoeira. He participated in the first training of the miudinho sequences and the first intensive training series taught by Mestre Suassuna. He has also participated in specific trainings on takedowns, kicks and throws among others. In 2012 he received his Professor cord directly from Mestre Suassuna becoming among the few officially authorized to teach the miudinho sequences. Since then he has traveled to France, Mexico, Bolivia , South Korea and USA. In 2013, he received his Contra Mestre Cord from Mestre Suassuna and Mestre Coruja.