Contra Mestre Hiram Ribeiro is from Bahia, Brazil. He started capoeira when he was eight years old, at first training with Mestre Sombra. At 18, he moved to London, where he found his master, Mestre Israel, from Ginga de Quilombo. Hiram has over 23 years of experience teaching adults and children of all ages. He leads by example: training, dedication, and a passion for capoeira! Contra Mestre Hiram is the Founder and Director of Capoeira Club London.