This week we’ll be committed to becoming Escape Artists! Our focus has been the Back Mount position this month, and we’re putting the finishing touches on those Lesson Plans by covering a few more methods to defend, escape and recover! The Technical Mount will be the starting point on Monday and … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 31, 2023
On July 8th, CTA Irving's shining stars once again took to the mats and tested their skill at the Jiu-Jitsu World League tournament in Frisco, Texas! We had both new and experienced competitors taking part in the event, allowing the energy and leadership of our seniors to set the pace and example … [Read more...] about Another Amazing Afternoon with JJWL in Frisco!
We have been working some of the strongest techniques in our art lately, and that continues this week as we continue our focus on the Back Mount position! Monday and Tuesday will begin with dialing in on securing and maintaining position. After locking in our seatbelt grip and hooks, we'll work to … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 17, 2023
Stalking, Shooting, Sprawling, Circling and Submitting - we're covering it all next week! The Double Leg Takedown is a staple of wrestling and is one of the strongest and simplest ways to take your opponent from the standing position to the ground and end up in a dominant position. We'll also … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 10, 2023
We will be starting July, celebrating the 4th, and getting ready for a tournament...all with some One-Legged X Guard Lesson Plans! We will introduce the position by first discussing some drills as we focus on how, why and when to use it before moving on to some sweep options: Click here to view … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 3, 2023
Recently I had the opportunity to visit my friends and teammates while on vacation in the amazing state of Oregon! I made some incredible childhood memories there 30 years ago, so while reliving them with my family I had to make a little time for Jiu-Jitsu of course. The Caio Terra Academy in … [Read more...] about Thank you CTA-Hillsboro, Oregon!