After just returning from CTA Camp in San Jose, CA, I'm knee-deep in laundry and my brain is still scrambled from all the techniques. Rather than try and sort it out, I decided to procrastinate and blog instead lol. Our 5th Annual Camp started with the IBJJF San Francisco Open, where CTA had … [Read more...] about Trophies, Training, Fortnite and Friends – 2018 CTA Camp
On February 11, Brett Webster stepped up and competed at the 2018 Houston Open, representing the CTA-Irving, TX amazingly in both of his matches. He was able to secure his first submission victory in competition - an awesome guard pull straight into an armbar! Although he lost his second match, … [Read more...] about Houston Open and OKC Seminar!
I have been a teacher for the last 13 years, and over that time, I've gone through the ranks of Purple, Brown, Black, and now 1st Degree Black Belt. For the last 6 years as a Black Belt, I've struggled with feeling "worthy" of the title Professor. My students refer to me by a lot of different … [Read more...] about The Title of Professor
To the prospective gym owner...please read: I’ve taught part time and full time since 2005 - I’d say I’m the hobbyist who made good. Competed a fair share throughout white and blue belts successfully, fading a bit starting at purple as I began transitioning into my role as an instructor. I … [Read more...] about My experience as a gym owner
In 2014 Caio Terra Academy Irving opened it's doors offering a few classes at noon. In 2017 we completely revamped our schedule, programs and mission, to bring you the best Jiu Jitsu in the greater Irving area! New in 2017 is the addition of 7 more night classes including 2 intro classes which are … [Read more...] about Re-Grand Opening