This past weekend was the 2023 IBJJF Santa Cruz open gi and no gi tournament! On day 1, we started off slow, falling behind by over 100 points. Never deterred, the team battled back, and at the end of the day, we were able to secure the team trophy! On day 2, no gi, we […]
FELIPE COSTA SEMINAR SAN JOSE
Next Wednesday, April 26th, World Champion Felipe Costa returns to the bay area! Seminar will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and is open to EVERYONE! Cost will be $50 for CTA Members and $75 to non members. Hope to see you there! REGISTER HERE! SEMINAR FEE CTA MEMBERS $50.00 USDNON MEMBERS $75.00 USD […]
Mason Fowler, 2023 European Open Champion!
Last weekend Mason Fowler, Gianluca Castellani, Troy Ibanez, and Professor headed to France for the 2023 IBJJF European Championships. At the end of the day, Troy lost his first match but gained valuable experience, while Gianluca got 2nd in the masters 4 middle weight blue belt division, losing in the final by referee decision! Great […]
CURRICULUM WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21st
This week we will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. Thank you to everyone who has supported our academy over the years! CTA is such a special place thanks to all of you! MONDAY (November 21st) 6:30 am (CT-A Fundamentals) : MOUNT: ARMLOCK AND BREAKING MY OPPONENT GRIPS 11:30 am (CT-A Fundamentals):MOUNT: […]
Yuri Simoes, 2022 ADCC Absolute Champion!
Last weekend 2 time ADCC champion Yuri Simoes and 2022 Brazilian National champion Mason Fowler headed to vegas for the 2022 ADCC Championships. This was one of the biggest events in Jiu Jitsu history and expectations were high for both athletes. On day one things did not go according to plan. Mason, who had been […]
2022 Santa Cruz Open Champions!
After two years the IBJJF made its return to the bay area for the 2022 Santa Cruz International open. It was great to see people come out, compete, and support our amazing Jiu Jitsu community. In the gi division, everyone went out and represented well. At the end of the day, CTA ended up in […]