Another month has passed and another round of belt upgrades have happened! CTA – Rockwall Blue Belt – Frank Chubbee Head Instructor Collin Grayson says Frank commutes an hour and a half each way to train and studies tirelessly at home on www.caioterra.com! Awesome dedication Frank! Pursue Martial Arts Donovan Badert – Purple Belt […]
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May was a busy month with the Caio Terra Association! Lot’s of hard work put in on the mats and our students performances reflected this. Congratulations to all of our competitors and coaches! Remember that it’s not about beating your opponents as much as it is about being the best you you can be!
We want to send out a huge congratulations to all of our CTA members who received belt upgrades in April!
On May 7th we at the Caio Terra Association competed under the Brasa CTA banner at the 2016 IBJJF Las Vegas Open. Our medalists are listed below. Congratulations to everyone who competed! #TechniqueConquersAll
In early 2013 Professor Mike Martin, the owner and head instructor at Strong Heart Academy made the decision to join the Caio Terra Association. Mike and Caio were friends for some time and Mike’s philosophy, that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not just a martial art, but a way of life, was in line with the values of CTA.
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” ~ Bob Marley Last year I started an association with a singular focus, to find like minded people to share my jiu jitsu and philosophy. I believed then as […]
Every month or two depending on how much time I have I plan on releasing a new technique. This months technique is the counter to the arm bar counter. Being a smaller martial artist and jiu jitsu practitioner, I typically find that when I am executing a move if I don’t react correctly and rely […]
This past weekend was a bitter sweet one in the state of Arizona. In their first tournament representing CTA, Strong Heart Academy and Phoenix BJJ and MMA, CTA finished in the top 10 in team standings at the Arizona State Championship. From Phoenix BJJ and MMA Individually Kids: – *Sammy Carrion – Gold in Pre-teen […]
I won my 2 matches at my weight at Rome open but decided not to compete at the absolute because I was feeling a little sick and wanted to focus on the Europeans the next day. I won my 2 matches again on my weight and then went to the absolute where I also won. […]
Caio Terra was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His Jiu-Jitsu journey began at the age of 16 at his mothers behest. Caio was physically smaller than his peers (he weighed 88lbs entering high school) and his mother, worried about his safety, insisted he enroll in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Caio responded like any rebellious teenager […]