Caio Terra Academy and the overall Caio Terra Association had a strong showing at the 11th American Cup Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament on the weekend of April 28th in San Jose. At the end of the day CTA athletes came home with 13 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 4 bronze medals, but more importantly everyone […]
When I started the Caio Terra Association, I never imagined we would be where we are today and I couldn’t be happier! This past weekend we held our 5th annual association camp with affiliates from all over the world from Suriname to Zurich. Each and every one of these camps are very special to me and I look forward to connecting with old friends while making new ones. This year was no exception.
In 2017 Professor Nathan Hallford decided to start his own academy. Jiu jitsu had changed his life in a very positive way and he wanted to share his experiences and knowledge with others. At the time he had no idea where it would be located, what days it would be open, or what it would be called. He did know he wanted a place where everyone would be welcomed and everyone would have fun. Later that year Sloth Jiu Jitsu was born
This year our annual CTA association camp will take place February 25th – March 3rd 2018! Start the camp off by attending the IBJJF San Francisco open and supporting our teammates as we go for our 5th straight team title! In addition to camp class taught by professor, their will be multiple training sessions a […]
These past two weeks have been extremely busy for me. I went from coaching the team in Lisbon, Portugal at the 2018 IBJJF European championships, to coaching the team in Brazil at ACB. In taking the time to reflect here are some of my thoughts.
In the spring of 2015 Adriano de Olivera, one of the head instructors of The Fighters Club, made the trip from the Canary Islands to San Jose to meet and train with Professor Caio Terra. His time with Professor really made a lasting impact on him at the end of 2017, the Fighters Club officially […]
In January of 2017 Piranha BJJ and MMA head instructor Youness El Oukili made the trip out to San Jose to meet and train with Professor Caio Terra. After a week with professor and meeting the other affiliates Youness was determined to join the Caio Terra Association. In December of that year, after an 11 […]
In the summer of 2017 Dominque Jackson, a life long martial artist from Oklahoma, made the trip out to San Jose, California to train with professor Caio Terra. Although the trip was intended to be part vacation, part training, it turned out to be more training then vacation and it left a lasting impression on […]
The last tournament of the calendar year for me is usually the IBJJF No Gi worlds, it’s something I always looked forward to. This year was different though, going in I promised myself and my family that no matter the outcome, this was my last No Gi Worlds. When you know something is your last…
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