Last time around it was the adults, this time around it was the children who stole the show! Huge congrats to every one at Newera BJJ, Caio Terra Team Missouri for working hard, and putting it on the line. Win lose or draw, the courage and dedication to compete already makes you a winner. With […]
Yesterday was good, but today was even better!! Between yesterday and today I did not get stronger, but I did get better. I spent most of the night studying positions and preparing my technique for the no gi division today and once again set out to prove Technique Conquers All. I won a tough light […]
Today I led the team to battle at the IBJJF American Nationals. It was great to compete with so many of my students and training partners and I am excited about the future of our association. In the brown belt division Manuel Diaz in his first competition with his new belt, submitted everyone to take […]
Huge congrats to Samir Chantre for winning the open for the second year in a row. Past 3 years some one from the team has won. Below is his interview were he talks about the team, Samir embodies what we are all about technique over everything, quality over quantity!
This past weekend was the Vegas open. I fought at feather weight and got a submission in the only match I played, and closed out my bracket with Samir Chantre. All the traveling that I have been doing in the last couple of years started hitting my body. So I decided to stay out of […]
Today, I am deeply humbled. I am the first Rooster Weight to ever appear on the cover of Gracie Magazine. I want to thank my fans, students, team, training partners, family and Gracie Magazine for making this possible. 2012 has been amazing. I won Pan Ams for the second year in a row and although […]
We have not updated the site in awhile but the association is growing. We are pleased to announce our newest affiliate in Perryville Missouri, New Era BJJ (http://www.newerabjj.com/). Adam Casillas, head instructor and owner of the New Era Academy, Caio Terra Team, has trained in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for about 2 years. He also is a […]
This year CTBJJA held our first mundial camp as a team. Every one from the camp had stellar performances, taking home four silvers and three gold medals! In the juvenile division, Alexis Mitchell was crowned champion, and Joshua Vasques took home second place. In the adult divisions at purple belt, Jordan Landry and Manny Diaz […]