Home of 11 time champion Caio Terra

The Caio Terra Academy, San Jose is one of California’s premier martial arts academies. With programs for men, women, children specializing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo and self defense we invite you to come check us out and see all we have to offer. With over 7000sf of the best equipment and mats you’ll find anywhere, we ensure that you and your family will have a safe, fun experience every time! Whether you have extensive experience or never been on the mat in your life, you will find a family friendly, professional academy ready to help you achieve your fitness goals. In addition to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and our martial arts programs we also offer strength and conditioning! If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to use the contact form on this site. I look forward to hearing from you!

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World Titles
IBJJF Black Belt World Titles
Professional Instructors
Certified by professor Caio Terra
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Helping each one reach their goals

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step ~ Lao-Tzu

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    Fundamentals I | Intro
    Self Defense Fundamentals

    Our fundamental program is split into two segments, fundamentals I and fundamentals II. In Fundamentals I, no uniform is required and the curriculum is primarily self defense based.

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    Fundamentals II
    Caio Terra Curriculum

    Our fundamental program is split into two segments, fundamentals I and fundamentals II. In Fundamental II a uniform is required and the class is structured off the curriculum of 11 time world champion, Caio Terra.

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    Expanded knowledge based off Fundamentals

    In our advance classes we build off of concepts that we learned in Fundamentals and expand our knowledge of Jiu Jitsu. This class also features a lot more practical application of techniques (training).

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    No Gi
    Lead by 4 time world champ and ADCC champion Yuri Simoes

    No Gi class is an all level class led by 4 time IBJJF No gi world champion and ADCC Champion, Yuri Simoes. In this class we will cover techniques, drills and concepts of Jiu Jitsu with out the gi. This is an advanced class.


San Jose | Bay Area residents

Welcome to the Caio Terra Academy, San Jose! We offer a free 3 day trial of all our programs. If you have ever been interested in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Self defense or just looking for a new way to work out, we have something for you!

Adress: 855 Park Ave, San Jose, CA. 95126

Phone: (408) 396-3223

Email: info@bjjsanjose.com


Recent news and updates


This past weekend Caio Terra Academy No Gi and advanced professor Yuri Simoes captured his second ADCC world title in Espoo, Finlad . For Yuri this marks a triumph return to competition at the highest level and with this win he joins Jeff Monson to be the only people to ever win ADCC in two different weight classes!

2017 San Jose Summer Open

This weekend the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association held the 2017 San Jose Summer Open! This was the 5th event in San Jose and for the 5th time Caio Terra

Caio Terra, Fight to win champion!

This past weekend professor Caio Terra competed in Fight to win for the 135lb title! Fight to win is one of the premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments. All of their events are submission only, in the event of a tie the judges score the match based on who was closest to finishing and the amount of submission attempted.