Contra-Mestre Pirata, started training in the art of Capoeira on June 24th 1997.

He then started teaching in 2004 under supervision of Mestrando Ajanã.

Many trips to Brazil have helped him perfect himself in the art and distinguish himself as a Capoeirista.

He received his Formado corda on June 2nd 2007 from Mestre Peninha.

He then moved on and started teaching his branch of ECB on September 13th 2008.

He then received his Instrutor corda on June 4th 2011, awarded his Professor corda on June 6th 2015 and was promoted to Contra-Mestre on June 17th 2017.

Contra-Mestre Pirata continually trains under the tutelage of Mestre Peninha and also teaches at the Montreal's Cultural and Brazilian Martial Arts Center.

Contra-Mestre Pirata has made appearences in various TV shows, interviews, stage and street performances for Capoeira.

His passion for the art makes him constantly train and look for more knowledge and ways to deepen and perfect himself in the art of Capoeira.