At the age of 7. Hailing from a family with a rich martial arts background, Alexandre's passion for martial arts grew exponentially, leading him to explore the art of Aikido. We explore his early years, the influence of his martial art family background, and the impact of Aikido on his life. Furthermore, we delve into Alexandre's transition to the film industry,
The support and guidance from his family played a crucial role in Alexandre's martial art journey. With their wealth of experience and knowledge, they provided him with valuable insights and mentorship.
Aikido, which means "the way of harmony with the spirit," was developed in Japan by Morihei Ueshiba. Unlike many martial arts that focus on aggression and combat, Aikido emphasizes the use of an opponent's energy and movements to neutralize attacks. It is a martial art that seeks to achieve harmony and balance.
Alexandre dedicated himself to developing his skills in Aikido. He spent countless hours in the dojo, practicing techniques that blend strikes, throws, joint locks, and pins. Aikido training not only honed his physical abilities but also cultivated mental focus and discipline.
For Alexandre, Aikido is not just a martial art; it's a way of life. The principles he learned on the mat, such as respect, harmony, and self-discipline, have permeated every aspect of his life. Aikido has become a guiding philosophy that shapes his interactions with others and helps him navigate challenges with grace and resilience.
Through Aikido, Alexandre has learned valuable life lessons that extend beyond the confines of the dojo. He has learned the importance of patience, perseverance, and humility. Aikido has taught him that true strength lies not in overpowering others but in finding harmony within ourselves and with the world around us.
Alexandre's deep-rooted experience in Aikido has had a profound impact on his filmmaking style. The principles he learned in martial arts, such as discipline, focus, and respect for the body's movement, are reflected in the way he approaches his craft. From the use of fluid camera movements to capturing the essence of martial arts in his fight sequences, Alexandre's films carry a sense of grace and authenticity that sets them apart.