The Triangle Choke is one of the most popular submissions in BJJ. Though its roots are actually linked to Judo, the application of the Triangle Choke from the Guard position is a Fundamental seen in every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in the world. Beginning Monday, we'll discuss the basics of … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of December 6, 2021
ALL ABOUT ARMBARS! The Armbar is one of the staples of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and this week we will be discussing several different techniques surrounding both the Armbar and Guard Position. Beginning Monday, we will explore things from a strictly offensive standpoint - breaking our opponent's … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 29, 2021
NONE SHALL PASS - unless you get to class! We finished last week by introducing the Open Guard and this week we'll discuss how to pass it. Two of the most versatile styles of passing the Guard utilize underhooks on your opponents' legs to control their mobility. Our first Lesson Plan introduces … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 15, 2021
This week is going to be an exciting one! We're going to be covering both the offensive and defensive aspects of two of the strongest Submission Techniques from the Mount position - the Cross Choke and Armlock. From the Mount, the elements of patience, timing and frames will all be covered to ensure … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of October 18, 2021
Another year in San Jose has come to a close and the seventh installment of our association camp proved to be the best yet. The Caio Terra Association is not just a team of incredibly talented Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu players. The men and women behind that technique are some of the most friendly, … [Read more...] about 2020 CTA Association Camp!
On November 9, we had seven of our adult students competing at the Jiu-Jitsu World League Tournament and they did fantastic! Among the seven, they collected 5 silver medals and 4 bronze...plenty to be proud of, but still a lot of hunger for gold next time! For Andrew Szemborski, Chris Vaughan … [Read more...] about JJWL Tournament in the Books!