After a very hard 2 week camp Vitor Paschoal, Yuri Simoes, Samir Chantre, Osvaldo “Queixinho, Manny Diaz, Kristina Barlan Bruno Celio, James, Benji Silva, Ryan Walsh, Kaniela Kahuanui, Mirko, Aaron Neuman, Ryan Lee, Andrew, Jyn Romualdez, Anthony Cruz, and Samya De Paula headed down to Long Beach to compete in the 2014 world Jiu Jitsu […]
Last weekend the team traveled to Irvine California for the 2014 Pan American Games (Pans). Pans is consistently the biggest tournament of the year and it held true to form again this year. Although I did not compete I went down to support the team and Jiu Jitsu. It is always great to catch up […]
On August 25th, Professor Samir Chantre came to CTA Hillsboro for an amazing seminar. This was his second time to Oregon and he did not disappoint. The seminar was packed with participants from four of the nearby CTBJJA affiliates: CTA PDXBJJ, East West Martial Arts, CTA Oregon Coast and CTA Hillsboro. Professor Samir picked up […]
This has been a very busy couple of weeks for every one in our association! In the Northwest our affiliates were preparing for the Oregon Open, one of the biggest and oldest tournaments in the Pacific Northwest. At home, we were preparing for American Nationals as well a getting Manny Diaz ready for his big […]
Caio Terra and the Institute of Martial Arts is proud to present the 2013 Pan American Camp!! THIS CAMP IS OPEN TO EVERYONE, regardless of belt, skill level, and association. You don’t have to be a competitor to do this camp. No one is obligated to participate or finish ANY of the training’s, go at your own pace. The […]
Great moments are born from great opportunities! This morning I left for San Diego with my team mate, training partner and friend Samir Chantre. Sunday we will all have a great opportunity to watch a great moment for our sport and I am very thankful to be able to be a part of it. I […]
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 […]