Instructor Jaca (Fiaz)
M Fiaz Tariq – Instructor FIAZ-JACA first started Capoeira in the summer of 2000 in Glasgow. Already trained in amateur boxing , mixed martial arts followed by breakdancing & then the Latin dances with Anastasia, she then introduced him to Capoeira at the dance house.
His first teacher was Instructor Dion from group Senzala, after his teacher left the group leaving no teacher in Glasgow & with only a few teachers coming & going, he went to Brazil in 2004 to learn the beautiful art of Capoeira & bring it back to Glasgow.
In 2006 he founded Glasgow Capoeira with instructor Anastasia bringing Capoeira back to Glasgow & teaching regular classes & working with active schools teaching kids in schools, Universities in & around Glasgow plus throughout Scotland in numerous projects & Organizing workshops with Masters & teachers throughout Europe & Brazil.
In 2011 he went under the direct supervision of Mestre Papa Leguas & work alongside Professor Medusa from CDO Edinburgh who then both went to Brazil in 2012 & then he returned to Brazil in 2013 to train specifically with Mestre Papa Leguas to learn his specific techniques & conditioning training.
Returning from Brazil highly motivated he started CDO-Glasgow & the first capoeira society in Glasgow within Glasgow University, G.U.C.C. Glasgow University Capoeira Club!
In December 2013 he returned to Brazil for the official opening of Mestre Papa Leguas’s Academy in his home town in January 2014 & there he was awarded his Blue cord (instructor level) by Mestre Papa Leguas & finally officially opened up Cordão De Ouro-Glasgow.