Several members of the CTA-Irving crew recently participated in the Jiu-Jitsu World League's tournament held locally and did an absolutely incredible job! Equally as impressive as our team's performance was the support that cheered our athletes on from the stands. Each tournament, I get to see … [Read more...] about Amazing Work at JJWL Dallas!
This past weekend, CTA's Mason Fowler successfully defended his SUG Absolute Title against Vinny Magalhaes! Professor Caio had the following to say about Mason's preparation and mindset:"Most people complain when they join the competition team. They want to be successful but don’t want to do the … [Read more...] about AND STILL! Congrats Mason!
Two weeks ago I got a message from the Caio Terra Association headquarters in San Jose informing me that some who trains at HQ might be stopping by. This wasn't out of the ordinary, as we often get visitors. What was out of the ordinary was who that visitor was! Imagine my surprise on Monday when … [Read more...] about A VISITOR FROM HQ
The other day someone came into the academy and asked me when would be the best time to start training. I stopped, thought about it for a minute and responded, "when you're 5". The man, who was in his mid 40's, put his head down and said "okay, well thanks". I then told him that the second best … [Read more...] about THE BEST TIME TO START JIU JITSU…
Beginning Monday May 18th, classes will resume at CTA-Irving starting bright and early at 6am! Our schedule will remain the same, though all classes taught will be from our Fundamental Curriculum and in the Gi. In addition to our normal sanitation practices, we’ll be expanding our efforts to … [Read more...] about WE’RE BACK IN ACTION!
This week we get into two new ways to escape from the back mount position – by framing our opponent’s arm and then we’ll complete the lesson by escaping if we find ourselves in a collar choke. Members of Professor Caio’s online training can find the links here.It’s important to work on defending … [Read more...] about More Back Escapes and BIG NEWS!