1502 Park St. - Alameda

PHONE: (510) 263-8700
New Students: $49.99 for 3 classes + fitness evaluation + FREE gi
Attention all fighters,spectators and fans of our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournaments.


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June 25th in Alameda at Alameda High School we will have another amazing Summer Edition of our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournament.
Tonight at midnight it will be your last chance to sign up at Discount price.
Our 23rd Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournament is proud to present another amazing BJJ and NoGi Tournament in the Bay Area.
Sign up now and become a National Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Champion of the Bay Area Jiu-Jitsu Summer Edition.
All academies and affiliation are welcome to participate.
All competitors will receive a Free T-shirt!
All kids will leave the venue with a medal.
Kids all the way to 9 years old will receive a Trophy!
Adults Open Weight Champions will be awarded a Beautiful Championship Belt.
Free Parking Available!
Competitor List available at our site!
Sign up now and become a local Jiu-Jitsu Legend!
www.jiujitsubythebay.com
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This year of 2017 at our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournaments in the Bay Area we will give a prize for the 3 fastest Submission of every Tournament!
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Published in News & Events
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:15

Team Silva Martial Arts Academy

Professor Sergio Silva started practcing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu back in 1992 when he was a brown belt in Judo.The passion of Martial Arts started for the first time when professor Silva was almost 4 years of age and he went to a judo practice in 
his uncle's academy in Curitiba,Parana-Brazil.
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Dojo Mokayko was lead by professor Si;va's uncle Edgar Barreto.Professor Barreto was a judo teacher and fighter who believed so much in the art of Judo.

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Sergio Silva in the young son of all 2 brothers that he has.His older brother Julio Cesar Linhares e Silva was the most dedicated junior judo athlete back then.Julio used to love to learn the art of fighting.


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Not just Judo but Kung fu and street fighting it was a necessity for Julio that used to ride the bus in the city and a lot of times encountering himself in danger situations.


On saturdays,Julio who was very young and has huge responsibilities.He had the key of the dojo and used to invite his friends from different Martial Arts to come share and learn together the mixing of Martial Arts(MMA).

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Back then professor Silva was just a fanatic for learning new things.Soccer was into his passion but before getting deep in soccer professor Silva learned few other Martial Arts.Capoeira,Kung Fu,Karate,Judo and even Sumo was some of the things that professor Silva learned in the early ages.


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He knew that consistency was something important not only in Judo and Martial Arts in general but overall you must know how important is the consistency in anything you put your life into it.

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In 1993 Sergio older brother Julio decided to give up his pre school Judo teaching and follow his dreams to be an architect.Given Sergio the opportunity to teach Judo to pre School kids in Brazil.

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As a brown belt in Judo Sergio Silva thought it was the chance of his life time.Teach the art of Judo as a job it would change Sergio's life once and for all.
Sergio used to have a very demanding Soccer schedule where practice was almost everyday.In the day that he wasn't practicing Soccer he was practicing Judo and martial arts with his brother.
One of the most beautiful teaching of Martial Arts on his life was the art of persistence in learning:
"When you think a move is hard to learn it means you did not tried enough times to learn that technique..."


start your practice today at our Alameda Martial Arts dojo in Alameda.
Classes are held everyday as early as 6am in the morning.
Start now:
www.teamsilvabjj.com
Published in News & Events
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 17:07

Team Silva BJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Team Silva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is convenient located in the heart of Alameda providing outstanding service to all residents of the Bay Area.
Our teacher professor Sergio Silva is the first BJJ Black Belt from Brazil to be teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ) in the Island.


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Professor Sergio Silva is the former World Champion of Submission Wrestling and a multiple times National and International Champion of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts.


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To provide such an amazing Martial Arts program professor Sergio Silva study 3 years of Physical Education studying many different form of teaching and concepts.Professor Silva practice Soccer(Futsal) for over 14 years going to amauter level in Brazil and getting sponsorship to study in the best top level High School and college in Curitiba,PArana-Brazil.
Professor Silva slo study Judo,Capoeira and Mixed Martial Arts back in Brazil and also studied for several years the method of Warm Up Ginastica Natural.

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In 2007 professor Silva met his wife who was considered the Best Yoga teacher of Alameda 2015 and 2016.
With the love for his future wife came the love for Yoga where professor Silva started to practice in the daily basis.
Our main Martial Arts program is now focusing in Yoga,Agility and technique.
Professor Silva have been working with preschool kids and young adults since the year of 1992 back in Brazil in the pre-school-Terra Firme.
Professor Sergio Silva help and trained with  several professional MMA(Mixed Martial Arts)fighters for over 15 years.He helped Shogun Rua with his ground fighting training,Murillo Ninja,Wanderley Silva,Jose Landy Pele,BJ Penn,Ralph Gracie and many others.

Professor Sergio Silva worker with kids with mental disadvantage for over 3 years in the group call Seneca Center.

Sensei Silva slo has a Martial Arts school in Hayward,El Cerrito,Stockton,Spain and Curitiba.


Sign up now www.teamsilvabjj.com 

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Alameda Business Buzz: Fire and water
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Yoga Alameda and Team Silva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu open in a new Park Street location next week. Photo by Janice Worthen.

After a long and frustrating renovation of the old A-1 Vacuum & Sewing location on Park Street, Sergio Silva of Team Silva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and his wife, Rebecca Trissell of Yoga Alameda, are planning to open their his-and-hers studio Tuesday.

Yoga Alameda will be open on Saturday during Park Street’s customer appreciation event (more on that below) to sell passes for a month of unlimited yoga for $75. Both businesses will open officially on Tuesday.

The couple hoped to open their joint studio last weekend, but had to push their opening date forward due to another setback in a series of setbacks: The city told the couple they wouldn’t be able to provide a final inspection of the studio until Monday – or later (Trissell was able to call and get an earlier inspection). Meanwhile, Trissell said she and her husband have been losing money and business waiting for the city’s approval.

Although both knew that opening their own place would take time and money, neither Silva nor Trissell was prepared for just how much of both they’d have to spend. Trissell said the whole process was like having another baby; she and Silva have a 5-year-old son and an 11-month-old daughter.

Silva and Trissell have dreamed of having their own space for a long time. Silva, who has won martial arts tournaments and taught others who went on to be champions themselves, has been teaching Brazilian jiu jitsu since 1993. Trissell has practiced yoga since 1998 and has been teaching since 2007. The couple had been renting studio space on Lincoln Avenue, but they struggled to accommodate both businesses in that location: Trissell said she often had to have her yoga classes at random times to work around Silva’s martial arts classes.

Silva said they envisioned a place where martial arts and yoga, or “fire and water” as he put it, could exist together, but the reality has not met their vision just yet. With the renovation of the Park Street location behind them, Silva is excited that the couple’s vision is now closer to being realized.

Silva said the couple had to bring in an architect first who could provide a plan for the renovation, and Trissell said it took more than a month and a half to get all the necessary permits before work could even start; it took at least six weeks for the city to rezone the space because their businesses are not retail or restaurants, and it took another five weeks to get the building permits.
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Trissell said Park Street is Alameda’s little gem, and because it is an historic area, there were many things they had to do to preserve the space and bring it up to code in addition to building an ADA-approved bathroom. Silva said the wait for permits was so hard because it made it difficult to hold on to contractors who couldn’t or wouldn’t wait for the permits to come in. Silva and Trissell also didn’t negotiate a long enough rent deferral and have had to pay rent on their space without being able to use it.

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Trissell said their inability to provide an exact opening date has also been hard on customers; she has announced their opening on her business’s Facebook page only to have to apologize when they couldn’t honor the date. During the renovation, Silva’s and Trissell’s customers have had to travel to Silva’s Hayward studio or put their sessions on hold until the new location opened.

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City Planner Andrew Thomas said he felt the process went smoothly from the city’s end, though he acknowledged that people who are new to the planning and permitting process are often surprised by how complex it is. Thomas said business owners have many state and city codes to meet, and while it’s not easy to build in California, he said the city tries to move things along as quickly as possible because Alameda wants small businesses to open here.


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Since the studio wasn’t listed among the uses that are already permitted on Park Street, the process took a little longer than it may have for another type of business because the city is required to provide notice that a new use has been proposed and to obtain feedback from other business owners nearby.

The department is working to process a growing number of building permits without the staff it once employed; half the staff in the city’s planning department was laid off during the recession, in 2009, and the department is wholly funded by the revenue it takes in. Still, Thomas said the city has initiated a new program, “Alameda at Your Service,” intended to make the process run more smoothly for business owners.

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Silva said he understands that everything needs to be perfect because of the historic location they chose but that the wait time for permits and the costs of renovating a space on Park Street make it hard for new businesses to get on their feet. Trissell said she has a new respect for what businesses have gone through to be able to operate.

Both Silva and Trissell want the joint space to be family-centered, and Silva said the new location better accommodates this vision because there are so many things for kids to do on and around Park Street. Trissell said the couple will offer a “play date” for children while their parents practice yoga or martial arts. They’ll also offer classes for the whole family, which are hard to find anywhere else: Their offerings will include classes for toddlers in both martial arts and yoga, and Trissell provides yoga for pregnant women as a registered prenatal yoga teacher.

Trissell said that many people in the area have high-stress jobs, and her yoga classes and Silva's martial arts classes provide an opportunity for people to put things on pause and reconnect with their bodies.

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"This is a place where the community and families can come together and have fitness fun and activities. All age levels and abilities welcome," she said.

1502 Park Street. Yoga Alameda: http://www.yogaalameda.com/. Team Silva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: http://www.teamsilvabjj.com/. Open from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays, 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 8:45 a.m. to noon on Sunday.
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We offer several type of Classes at our Alameda Martial Arts Team Silva Academy.Start your program today:

Toddler Samurai Classes
Kids Martial Arts with Life Skills
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Kids
Kids Competition Training
Teens Anti Bullying
Women Self-Defense
Adult Self Defense practice.
Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Adult Competition training
Mixed Martial Arts
Combat Fitness Training.
Yoga Classes
Prenatal Yoga
Post Natal Yoga
Baby and Mommy Yoga Classes
Vinyasa Yoga
Family Yoga Classes.


Published in News & Events
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 18:14

Sergio Silva BJJ

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rofessor Sergio Silva is a black belt in Judo and a third degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a former World Champion of Submission Wrestling and Multiple 
Times National and International Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


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He is a proud father of two and a former Capoeira fighter and soccer player.Professor Silva studied 
Physical Education back in Brazil and he started teaching Judo and PE to pre school kids back in 1993 when professor Silva was a brown belt in Judo in Curitiba,Parana-Brazil.



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Now days professor Silva leads a Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts academy in Alameda,California.Team Silva Martial Arts Academy stabilize itself in the year of 2012 in Alameda.Professor Silva has trained and 
teach the World's UFC Champions like Shogun Rua,anderson Silva among many others.

The idea now is to teach and help our young generation to learn the importance of defend themselves as well help the teens and seniors to get into their bodies through Martial Arts and Yoga.
Published in Testimonials
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 21:43

Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

We teach a continuing curriculum of Brazilian Jiu­Jitsu(hyperlink to what is BJJ page) each day at our academies. Classes consist of functional fitness, warm up, stretching, technical instruction, positional sparring and free rolling. Each week a specific technical aspect of BJJ is taught on a rotating basis. The self defense aspect and application of each technique will be explained. You will learn and work through top game, the guard, open guard, escapes from side control, from mount etc. We practice the techniques in positional sparring and then, end the class with free rolling.
 
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New Students
 
For new students, we will show you how to do the basic warm ups and standard BJJ moves on an individual basis in your first few classes so you can fully participate in class as quickly as possible.

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You will not be free sparring until our instructors think you are ready and you will not be forced to spar before you believe you are ready. We do not use beginners as tackling dummies/canon fodder for our competition team. These rules keep injuries down and your attitude up.

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Once you start training on a regular basis you will gain muscle, lose fat and be more flexible. This will boost your confidence and put you on the path to maintaining your fitness. The upgrade to your functional fitness and flexibility after a few months of training will amaze you. You will be reacting faster, have more energy and be sleeping better than you can believe.

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Sign up online and we’ll get you set up with a class time and date.
 
If start to love BJJ, like many of us do, you can start competing in tournaments. We host our own Jiu­Jitsu By The Bay (Hyperlink to JJ by the Bay) tournaments 4 times a year in Alameda.
 
Experienced students new to Team Silva
 
Welcome to our academy! If you are coming back to BJJ after a layoff or are new to the area and are checking out schools with an eye towards finding a new place to train please contact Professor Silva by emailto arrange a phone assessment and he’ll recommend a class for you. Then come to class, pay the mat fee and see if we’re the place for you. We have a strong competition team and a friendly atmosphere. We’ll train you as hard as you want, if that’s what you want. Come experience tough, technical and comprehensive instruction from a native Brazilian.



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