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Caio Terra Reveals What He Did To Be Able To Earn a BJJ Black Belt in 3 Years of Training

Caio Terra is one of the best roosterweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. He is a 12x BJJ black belt world champion who has earned his black belt in… Wait for it… Three...

Caio Terra: “Jiu-Jitsu Is Not The Healthiest Thing To Do When You Do It Too Much”

If you want to succeed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – whatever “success” means to you – you’ll need to be willing to push through a lot of hard work and quite a bit of...

Caio Terra’s Precious Advice For Those Worried About Getting Promoted

Sure, we get it. You want to be promoted to the next belt level – heck, you might even feel that you’re ready for it. But the promotion isn’t coming and you’re kind of...

How Did Caio Terra Receive His BJJ Black Belt In Just 3 Years Of Training?

Did you know that Caio Terra – a 12x black belt world champion and one of the best roosterweights in the sport – has been promoted to BJJ black belt… After just 3 years of training?...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Caio Terra’s Advice For White Belts: “Don’t Focus Too Much On Trying To Get Better”

You’re a BJJ white belt, in the search for advice from experienced athletes… So why not listen to the advice from Caio Terra, a 12x world champion? Terra emphasizes that white belts...

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Gets BJJ Purple Belt After Just 2 yrs; Joins Legends BJ Penn, Caio Terra for Fastest Progress in BJJ History

Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian supermodel has been promoted to the rank of a BJJ purple belt! The promotion took place at the Valente Brothers academy in the United States, where she trains. She has...

Caio Terra: “When I First Came To America, I Lived In The Gym”

Rarely any success story is an “easy-peasy” one. Usually, it involves a lot of sacrifice, work, determination, and relentlessness… All of which are vital ingredients for anyone who...

Caio Terra Shares BJJ Friend’s Terrifying Experience: “He Told Me To Call 911”

Caio Terra recently shared a terrifying experience that his friend went through. Nick, a BJJ athlete as well, was in a Chinese consulate in San Francisco to get his visa… When a car ran drove...

Caio Terra Undergoes Much-Needed Hip Surgery: “It Was Getting Progressively Worse”

Multiple-time BJJ world champion Caio Terra had suffered several injuries in a car accident back in 2021, when someone’s car ran a stop sign and slammed into his car. And, even though most of...

Caio Terra’s Emotional Black Belt Promotion Story: “I Was In The Second Place…”

Earning your black belt in BJJ is the first step on a new journey. The exciting beginning of a new, lifelong beginning. However, Caio Terra wasn’t too ecstatic about his black belt promotion....

Caio Terra: “When I First Started Training Jiu-Jitsu, I Was Forced To Do It By My Mother”

Remember that activity that you didn’t really want to do when you were a kid, but your parents forced you to do it… And then, eventually, you grew to enjoy it? Well, such was the case...

Caio Terra Reveals The Process For Learning BJJ Techniques Super Fast

Did you know that Caio Terra earned his BJJ black belt in just 3 years of training? Yes, that’s right. He progressed super fast. But how did he do it? Well, he had a studious approach to...

Caio Terra Explains How To “Achieve The Best Technique You Can”

Learning and improving in Jiu-Jitsu is a never-ending process. No matter how well you can execute a given technique, there’re always ways to make it better. And that should be the goal –...

Caio Terra: “I Age Like Everyone Else… But Once I Hit 80, Things Started To Hurt A Little More”

Caio Terra is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. He earned his BJJ black belt in just 3 years of training and is a 12x world champion; as well as one of the most appreciated...

Caio Terra’s Key To Success: “I Studied Jiu-Jitsu, Instead Of Just Drilling It”

Caio Terra is one of the best roosterweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. He is a 12x world champion who earned his black belt in just three years of training. But how did he accomplish...

Caio Terra: “When I First Started BJJ, I Was Forced To Do It By My Mother”

Every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student has a different story so as to why they’ve started training. And the same is true for elite-level BJJ athletes; such as Caio Terra, who is a 12x world champion...

Caio Terra’s Hilarious Story of Destroying a Living Room Wall to Create Mat Space

Caio Terra is one of the most talented and accomplished Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. He’s achieved his BJJ black belt in only 3 years of training (!) and is a 12x world champion....

Caio Terra: “Have Fun – With Time, Everyone Gets Promoted”

Being focused on the journey rather than the destination is one of those sayings that are more than true in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Especially when you’re not seeing the results you wanted to...

Caio Terra is Against ‘Gauntlet’ Belt Promotions: ‘We Are Too Smart For That’

Caio Terra chose during his last promotion to not go through the traditional gauntlet which most BJJ academies do. Gauntlet/tunnel is where you take your gi jacket off and get whipped by belts. Caio...

Fastest BJJ Black Belt Promotion in History: 18 Months, Faster Than Caio Terra & BJ Penn

Last month, BJJEE.com published an article on the Top 10 Fastest Black Belt Promotions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu History . This was a ranking of grapplers that received their BJJ black belt the...

Caio Terra on PED Use in BJJ: ‘The Problem Has Gotten Worse’

After winning the 2011 Pan championship, Caio Terra became the Pan rooster weight champion after having beaten Bruno Malfacine in the final in a very close fight. After the final a very happy Caio...

Caio Terra’s Inspirational Speech That Will Make Anyone Think Twice About Quitting BJJ

10x IBJJF Black Belt World Champion, Caio Terra is a legend of our sport. The Multiple world champion was promoted to black belt by Reyson Gracie and Paulo Strauch after just 3 years of training and...

Caio Terra: ‘Those Winning Point Tournaments Are The Same That Win Sub Only’

With the popularity of Sub Only, Quintet, EBI rules style tournaments many grappling fans discuss the validity of no time limit sub only matches in determining who really is the best grappler. BJJ...