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Thursday, 15 June 2017 15:32

Summer Camp in Alameda


Team Silva Martial Arts Academy and Yoga Alameda Studio ir proud to present our Summer Camp in Alameda!




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 Summer Camp in alameda now provided By Team Silva Martial Arts and Yoga Alameda here in Alameda,California.





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Professor Sergio Silva who is a 4th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Martial Arts and Rebecca Trissell who specialized in early kids education and special needs schoo reading teacher for over 16 years designed a very special Summer Camp for our Alameda Academy.


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The program is a great way for kids learn Self-Defense/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and have tons of great fun playing with Legos,going to field trips,going to our local adventures(Mini golf,High scores,tuckers,library and etc).

 Our program is packed with our life skills set where everyday we target one word for the kids learn about and act in it!
 Respect,Discipline,Leadership,Confidence,Focus,Family and many others are a great way to implement our connection with kids and their families.

  Enroll your child today in our fun Summer Camp Martial Arts program weekly or daily!

  Your child will have a blast playing in our academy and having a great summer fun!

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Team Silva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Alameda is proud to present our new Summer Camp Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Camp suitable for kids of 5 years old all the way to 12 years of age.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a great way to get in shape,learn Self-Defense while meeting new friends in Alameda.



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


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 One of the greatest gift of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for everyone is the form that you create to solve complicate problems that we all encounter in life.Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gives us tools to solve complicate issues without harm anyone.


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  Brazilian jiu-Jitsu exercise works the entire body while increase your perform in school and in mathematics problems.



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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is also a great way to meet new friends and also to boost your confidence level while knowing how to defend yourself while your parents or caregivers are not there.

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Come train and learn with World Champion here in Alameda.Team Silva Martial Arts Academy has produce over 13 Black Belts from Scratch bringing the finest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ)techniques straight from Brazil.

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Professor Sergio Silva has trained and taught a lot of UFC fighters and Pride MMA fighters,guys like Mauricio Shogun,Murilo Ninja,BJ Penn,Ralph Gracie,Crosley Gracie,Pele Landy and many others...


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Now you can learn MArtial Arts in Alameda with a Brazilian Native and highest rank in BJJ in Alameda.Professor Sergio Silva has over 27 years of experience in Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 03:02

Team Silva BJJ Academy in Alameda

Team Silva BJJ Academy in Alameda has been serving the island of Alameda since the year of 2008.Professor Sergio Silva is the pioneer of the BJJ
in Alameda and was teaching in the Bay area since the year of 2002. 

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  Professor Silva is a former World Champion and a multiple times National and International champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,Submission Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts.


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  Professor Silva is the highest degree of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaching in Alameda,he is a 4th degree black belt from Curitiba,PArana-Brazil.

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 The city of Curitiba is the city with the major UFC titles in history.Professor Silva taught and trained with many names of the UFC and Pride Championships,guys like Mauricio Shogun and Murillo Ninja started training Ground fighting with professor Silva back in Brazil.
  PRofessor Silva taught many several Law Enforcement department in Brazil and United States.



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 At Team Silva Martial Arts Academy we offer several type of Martial Arts programs for the entire family.


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-After School Martial Arts Program.
-Toddler Samurai Martial Arts program(Kids as young as 2.2 years of age)-We also call of developmental Martial Arts program.
-Kids Martial Arts and Self-Defense
-Kids Competition training
-Teens Anti Bullying program
-Adult Self-Defense Classes
-Kickboxing classes
-Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
-Competition training
-Birthday Parties
-Parents night Out
-Special Yoga parties


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Friday, 26 May 2017 17:19

Martial Arts for Toddlers in Alameda

Team Silva Toddler Martial Arts Class:

  Professor Sergio Silva has been teaching pre-school kids since he was young as 14 years old when he was holding a brown belt in Judo back in Brazil he started to help his old brother teach Judo in Curitiba,Parana -Brazil.
 The magical world of teaching Martial Arts for kids as young as 2 years old it was always a passion for professor Silva.Sensei Silva holds a 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a first dan in Judo.
  The magical part of teaching toddlers is that their concept of Martial Arts is not formed yet,so it's easier to implement a great form to kids where we don't have to solely focus in striking,punching and kicking. We can focus in great grappling games that can help us become a better Martial Artist without the need of hitting anyone.

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 Classes runs like this:

  Intro
  We will work in our word of the day,
  Fun warm up!
  Tons of animal movements.
  Martial Arts games.
  Technique of the day.
  Martial Arts talk!
  Games and more fun Games.
  Toddlers love our Martial arts program in Alameda.It's suitable to all toddlers.Kids eventually start to understand the great importance to finish what they have started it.

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Thursday, 20 April 2017 06:30

Sergio Silva Jiu-Jitsu Interview.

HHCF JIU JITSU TEAM PROFILE ON SERGIO SILVA

HHCF Jiu Jitsu Team Profile: Sergio Silva
By: Adisa Banjoko, HHCF Founder

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    Sergio Silva watching over his students on the BJJ path . For more info visit www.teamsilvabjj.com 

The Hip-Hop Chess Federation now has a jiu jitsu team. The goal of the team is to unite some of the best minds and souls in Jiu Jitsu to help humanitarian efforts and keep peace on the streets. Each month we hope to profile 2 members of the team. Sergio Silva is an amazing guy. He has raised a lot of money for disaster victims in Haiti, Pakistan and other parts of the world. This is his story 

AB: When did you start training jiu jitsu and why?

Sergio Silva: First I would like to say thank you for this opportunity to do this interview for HHCF
 I start practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in August of 1992 when some of my friends and brother start to practice BJJ with this guy name Jorge.The Jiu-Jitsu that he used to teach it used to be Half BJJ and half Japanese Jiu-Jitsu. It was in 1993 where I start practice the pure BJJ.An academy opened right next to my house(two block away).

I start practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu due of the violence in some parts of Brazil. I used to go watch soccer games and like everyone know Soccer in Brazil is HUGE. 95% of the time in the end of the game I used to watch or be very close to big fights. One day I watched this guy getting into a fight where he was actually the guy that started the fight but he had no idea how to fight. Coming back home with that scenario in my head kind of made me anxious. Get in a fight with no answers was something that made me very scared even to think about it. After few weeks I watch another scneario that made my head think very serious about enjoying a Martial Arts(BJJ) academy.

This group of guys tried to get in a fight with this rich kid. The rich kid did not wanted to fight at all, he had his girlfriend and was inside this building in a party. But this 3 guys were very serious to keep the provocation until the rich kid lost and went outside to see what this guys wanted it.
I was outside watching everything. The kid wants to talk with the big of all of them and asked him what was the problem.

The big guy did not wanted to talk much and start to push the rich kid. In fraction of seconds the rich kid put the big guy down and suddenly he was in the back choking the big guy telling him :
“THIS IS JIU-JITSU MY FRIEND YOU SHOULD HAVE TAUGHT TWICE BEFORE STARTING ALL THIS.”

The most impressive thing it was he did not throw one punch or kick he just used grappling techniques-In that point I was sold-the next thing I would have to do it would figure it out how to get the money to start practice since BJJ was very expensive.

AB: When did you decide to seriously go after your Black belt and for those seeking your level, what should they expect to endure?

SS: The idea to get my black belt came into my mind when I was a purple belt(1997).Back then we did not had that many black belts in my city-Curitiba. I was responsible for all the classes during the day and all the classes during the afternoon. One day a black belt in Hapkido came in the class to talk with a black belt.I told him that the black belt it will be in the academy at night. He replied if is ok to purple belt to teach in BJJ? He made a very weird face and left- After that day I knew that one day I would be a black belt.

If you do expect to get your black belt one day make sure to know that the journey start with several major sacrifices in your life. I went through injuries after injuries I had to stop going to University, gave up my dream of graduate in College, lost girlfriends(due of them not understanding my mat time space) and had trouble to keep jobs due of the flexibility of been traveling all the time for the tournaments.

AB: How much are chess and jiu jitsu connected in your opinion?

SS: In my opinion Chess and Jiu-Jitsu are connect due of the massive strategy game that you need to always make sure to improve. I learned to play chess when I was 8-10 years old. Back then all I knew was how to move the pieces nothing else. In BJJ my teammates where literally a nerds on the mats in how to build this perfect strategy. When start BJJ I did not even play Chess in first 8 months of BJJ training due of this crazy amount of time spent on the mats(Back then we did not had internet or videos to watch BJJ).

When I went to my first competition and lost one of my teammates was an engineer and one day he brought his chess set to the academy and start talking about strategy and how we all related through this Human Chess that is BJJ. My teacher at the time Evanri Gurgel told me to start play more Chess to improve my ground game(I taught What a Hell he is talking about it?). Back then most of my friends did not like it or did not know how to play Chess. So one day I was walking in a very busy street in Curitiba and I saw some old folks playing Chess(they looked like homeless). I approach one of them and asked them if I could play(underestimating this folks was one of my biggest mistake).
I start playing thinking that I would smash this old man. In the middle of the game he talked for the first time, until then I had no idea how is voice sound like it.
He said:“You move really fast making amazing mistakes and is all because of your speed of thinking”
He defeated me two times with no major problems at all…

In the end he told me again:
“Think more before make your moves young man…when you make a decision you can’t turn back and if you take your hands out of the piece that move is DONE”.

Playing Chess that day made a HUGE impact in my Jiu-Jitsu game,the next day I tried to move really slow in practice and people taught that I was sick or not serious. I was only a white belt trying to move like a blue or purple belt-
How Dare I was??? 

AB: You have hosted some historic events raising money for victims of natural disasters. Most notably Haitian earthquake relief as well as Pakistan flood victims. Tell me how those ideas together and how hard was it to organize so many schools that do battle to come together for a humanitarian cause?

SS: To tell you the truth organizing this events was kind of scary. I was in the U.S Open for the weekend and I went to get a cup of coffee.When I got there to get a cup of coffee I saw several people with the computer in the shop,I saw a young couple arguing about that the establishment did not had half and half for them put in their coffee ,people with the best cell phones. And here I was getting ready to fight the US Open with tons other of our BJJ community people spending cash to do something nice for ourselves but what are we were doing for somebody else?

Thousands of people were dead or dying and all we could think about it is how we could win this tournament. When I start thinking that way I realize that the value of the tournament went down and I did not even care as much about the result and all I could think about it was how we all could come together and make something special not for ourselves but for others…help people without have them to ask for help it was my main objective. I went around talking with ever single teachers and professors and telling what they think about this and all of them really sound very positive and supportive. It took me another week getting everyone in the same room and get the cash to help the victims. The feeling of doing something so special it was unreal.


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AB: Of all your matches what are your top three that taught you something about yourself?

SS: The first one it was back in 1993 when I was a white belt fighting open division.I lost my division and went to tried the Open just for fun.After winning two fight and end up getting in the finals fighting a guy that weights 260 lbs.I was fighting but I was listen to his coach where I stopped listen to my coach to listen what the other coach was telling him not me…

The other fight was in Porto Alegre I was fighting one of the best guy in that State,everyone was there but from my TEAM just me and 3 other guys.Ze Mario Sperry was his coach and for some odd reason I got intimidated for that and gave the guy way too much respect-I did an amazing fight and I wish I had that tape for that fight.I end up loosing by an advantage in the end, that time we did not had advantage and was most interpretation of the referee.

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The other one was in 2009 in the finals of the Pan American Championships where I taught the fight was already done but we still had 10 seconds to go…I end up loosing by the interpretation of the referee that told me in the end that I was way more tired then the guy-I taught the fight was over but it’s only over when is over.



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AB: What are the characteristics of being a good teacher? Also, what are the characteristics of being a good student?

SS: I believe that before talk we must be able to listen.When we are born that is the most effective thing that we have.Be able to listen then talk. Students as well teachers must be able to listen. Respect is one of the most important thing that a student in martial arts must have for the person that is bringing the acknowledge. If you were never able to get a triangle choke or to apply this amazing sweep and now after few months of training now you are able to pull all this sweet moves together there is one person besides yourself that you must take your hat off for it and that guy is your teacher. Loyalty to yourself and the people around you that is helping you to achieve that level- Remember jiu-jitsu is an individual sport but without the TEAM you will have nobody to practice.


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Discipline is the key of Success also if you are not focus and willing to learn it will be very difficult to see any progress here…A good teacher it will listen to you if you have a problem or an injury and will understand what need to be done in order for you to progress. A good student will always listen, respect and have a great amount of discipline involve in training that everyone on the mats will take him/her serious. And also don’t forget to laugh at your teacher’s jokes even if is kind of corny.

AB:  What are your favorite Hip Hop jams that motivate you on the mat?

SS: Yeah I like the old school hip hop where they used to talk about politics and right ideas. Public enemy has a good beat that I enjoy very much.Fight the Power is Tight…I like when the motivates me to move my body or to choke someone but having fun in the process.


AB: Any last words?
I would like to say thanks for Adisa for putting this interview together and believing in the power of BJJ and Chess. I also would like to give a quick shout out for my wife and son and all my Teammates without you guys life would be very sketchy.
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Friday, 24 March 2017 00:48

Summer Camp 2017

At Camp children can experience a wide variety of games and activities including Martial Arts, Dodgeball, Arts and Crafts, Meditation,Yoga, Legos, playing at Lincoln Park, and jumping in our huge bounce house, Kids will have lots of fun learning different activities in a safe, warm and supportive environment.
 
Ages 5-14
$80 dollars per day from 8am-4pm
$350 a week
 


Dates for our Martial Arts Summer Camp in alameda are as follow:

June 12th-16th
June 19th-23rd
July 10th-16th
July 17th-21st
August 14th-18th 


Sibling Discount of 10% and extended care available 7:30am and 4-6pm. $15 for one day or $50 a week. To enroll in extended care or receive sibling discount, please Contact Us
 


 


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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 17:44

Team Silva BJJ Review


Danilo

"I came from Brazil to spend some time in California training jiu-jitsu. Since I arrived I'm training with Sergio and even knowing several academies from Brazil (birthplace of jiu-jitsu) I can say the TeamSilva BJJ is the one of the best places I already trained. The friendly atmosphere, the solids techniques taught and diversities in which you can test yourself, make it the perfect place for lovers of  martial arts, beginners or competitors. Tatame always very clean and perfect environment for practicing the martial art."




Luis Soltero

I could go on and on telling all the great things about this Academy so I will try to keep it short.  I have been a member, along with my two sons and my daughter, for over 4 years. At first I though this would be an awesome activity for my kids but when I started watching the training I thought "I can do this" the truth is I was nervous. I was still recovering from low back surgery so I wasn't sure this was a sport I would last more than a week.  Well I am still here and continue training and love the training!  When I met Sergio he made me feel welcome and suggested for me to give it a try, so I did.  Sergio is a world champion who has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for decades and he cares for his students making sure they learn everything 100%. Now with the new location they have more room, more classes, and more options such as Yoga and Capoeira.  Often times Sergio also offers kids programs for summer activities and Parents Night out!!!  Sergio isn't just a teacher he is an amazing professor and a great friend he opens the door and makes you feel part of his family.  Everyone who trains there learns to be humble and share their knowledge, with the ones who begin to learn I find myself doing that thanks to the foundation Sergio built in me and every person.  It is true what other people mentioned this place becomes your second family. 

BJJ has help me in many ways, to get strong and protect my body, to be humble, to learn a better way to be a better person with more confidence and respect for others. This type of martial arts is great for kids too and this Academy offers the people and the room to make kids feel comfortable and teaches them to gain confidence, learn respect and discipline.  

Be sure to check their website teamsilvabjj.com they have additional locations in other cities.  I have trained at one of the other locations and the people are humble and welcoming as well and great instructors who teach at either location different days of the week.

Thank you professor and friend Sergio Silva and thank you for providing a family oriented environment.  I am happy to be part of this family!
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 17:44

Team Silva BJJ Review

I came from Brazil to spend some time in California training jiu-jitsu. Since I arrived I'm training with Sergio and even knowing several academies from Brazil (birthplace of jiu-jitsu) I can say the TeamSilva BJJ is the one of the best places I already trained. The friendly atmosphere, the solids techniques taught and diversities in which you can test yourself, make it the perfect place for lovers of  martial arts, beginners or competitors. Tatame always very clean and perfect environment for practicing the martial art.

I could go on and on telling all the great things about this Academy so I will try to keep it short.  I have been a member, along with my two sons and my daughter, for over 4 years. At first I though this would be an awesome activity for my kids but when I started watching the training I thought "I can do this" the truth is I was nervous. I was still recovering from low back surgery so I wasn't sure this was a sport I would last more than a week.  Well I am still here and continue training and love the training!  When I met Sergio he made me feel welcome and suggested for me to give it a try, so I did.  Sergio is a world champion who has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for decades and he cares for his students making sure they learn everything 100%. Now with the new location they have more room, more classes, and more options such as Yoga and Capoeira.  Often times Sergio also offers kids programs for summer activities and Parents Night out!!!  Sergio isn't just a teacher he is an amazing professor and a great friend he opens the door and makes you feel part of his family.  Everyone who trains there learns to be humble and share their knowledge, with the ones who begin to learn I find myself doing that thanks to the foundation Sergio built in me and every person.  It is true what other people mentioned this place becomes your second family. 
BJJ has help me in many ways, to get strong and protect my body, to be humble, to learn a better way to be a better person with more confidence and respect for others. This type of martial arts is great for kids too and this Academy offers the people and the room to make kids feel comfortable and teaches them to gain confidence, learn respect and discipline.  

Be sure to check their website teamsilvabjj.com they have additional locations in other cities.  I have trained at one of the other locations and the people are humble and welcoming as well and great instructors who teach at either location different days of the week.

Thank you professor and friend Sergio Silva and thank you for providing a family oriented environment.  I am happy to be part of this family!
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Tyler Burke It will Change your entire life. For the better. There is no real excuse. Just do it! Great school! I love it and so do my two sons. Anyone looking for a bjj school around the Alameda area, Team Silva is where it's at! We have been training, my 3 children and myself, for 4 years now. Its a great community and fun place to be. The new location has so much more to offer yoga classes, kids classes, toddlers classes and more. Sergio is a great teacher and great fighter champion! Sergio has a great sense of humor and knows when to have fun and teach. Sergio has done a great job teaching my son(6) BJJ! So good in fact that he has inspired me to take it up at age 40. Cant say enough good things about Sergio and his staff in the Bay Area!! Amazing. Life changing. Exotic. Gotta try it yourself. Put on that Gi and jump on the mats, its the only way you'll truly know what kind of magic is going on. This is not just a bjj school, but offers yoga, cardio class, self defense, kids classes and classes for kids with special needs. It's a great place to train for both competitors and hobbyists. Friendly and challenging, with high level instructors on the mat at all times. Highly recommended! Professor Silva is a great instructor and great BJJ practitioner. He also works with children with special needs which is very dear to my heart. The other students are welcoming, patient, and work well as a team I visited three different academies in the area before deciding to attend Team Silva. I chose to train here because of the team atmosphere and the individualized attention given by the instructor(s), and because the higher belts are friendly and willing to help a lowly white belt like myself. This place is great because its both friendly and you can get the highest quality of training. Both sportive and self defense jiu jitsu concepts are taught. If you are looking for a serious competition based academy or a place to learn new skills and have fun, this place is an excellent option. Professor Sergio is the best because he is a genuinely kind person and obviously the highest caliber jiu jitsu fighter with an extensive pedigree. I bring my son here every Tuesday and Thursday for the kids class. He LOVES it. The teacher, Sergio really knows how to relate with kids. He teaches through games. The best part is my son is wore out after this class and goes to bed without a problem! Thanks to Professor Sergio and his staff. Great BJJ , great vibe, great athletes, great competition guys and hobby athletes, has a great schedule so everybody can find a time to train. If you looking for a very technical jiu jitsu you should come train with sergio. Professio Sergio is the best out there. He helps motivate his students. The entire staff is just amazing especially the kids program. Being in his academy is like having another home to come to...Everyone in the academy is like family. I would not take my kids anywehere else. Michael Webber 2 years ago- Great bushido - martial arts spirit. I first met professor Silva at a jiu jitsu tournament at a South Bay academy in 2007, where he was volunteering time as a referee for the tournament host. I was an old geezer just starting out but his kind words later after my match help bolster my determination to continue in this difficult "young mans' sport." Later I grew to respect and admire him for the great work he did in making friends with other instructors from other academies, and always being respectful to and supportive of students from other academies, even when they were competing with his students. Prof. Silva never hesitates to take his jiu jitsu out on the mats and he brings back a lot of gold medals. He is a first-class representative for the Northern California jiu jitsu scene - and I say this not as his student, but as a student from another academy. (I finally visited an open mat last year at his student's Chris Piedra's invitation - and Prof. Silva remembered me and made me feel welcome.) My little girl also competed at one of the frequent tournaments he runs two years ago - she was only 7 or 8 - and she got treated really well at every stage, from signing in, to the ref, to encouraging words after. I think when an instructor has talent at his level (which you can confirm with your own research and by dropping in for a complimentary class), it just comes down to your gut instincts and personal choice. I'm happy where I train now, but if an asteroid landed on it tomorrow, I'd be happy at Prof. Silva's too. It's unusual for students from other academies to vouch for an instructor at a different academy, but Prof. Silva has done so much for local jiu jitsu by sponsoring frequent "local" club-feel tournaments, that I don't want to let the recent one-star "hate review" go unanswered. That review is so far off the mark it has everyone in the community wondering where it is coming from. Read his students' reviews for more detailed insights. But treat that "hater review" with the grain of salt it deserves. Visit Prof. Silva's academy, talk to him, and decide for yourself. I trained under Sergio for about 3 months, had to stop due to the economy making me unemployed, but it was a really fun experience, the guys at Sergio's gym are all super killers and really friendly, everyone is willing to help you learn. I wish everyone the best over at open door! PS - Sergio quotes south park a lot so dont get confused like I did! The best jiu jitsu academy in the Bay Area! Original brazilian jiu-jitsu from the source, Sergio is a great instructor and his classes are very technical and fun! I highly recommend it!
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 18:33

Professor Sergio Silva Titles and Achievements

Professor Sergio Silva is a former World Champion of Submission Wrestling  and Multiple times American Cup and San Francisco Open Champion!!!!I also made multiple Pan American Champions from scratch and also multiple times World Champion from the scratch!!!!Do you want to be a Champion….Well is time to start training with Champions!


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Professor Sergio Silva won Multiple times the prestigious US Open Championships of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
 

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Professor Sergio Silva Winning the prestigious US Open-Open Division Black Belt.


Professor Silva is the first Brazilian to come teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in the Island of Alameda and he has built several Mixed Martial Arts Champions in Brazilian and United States.


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Professor Sergio Silva winning his Mixed Martial Arts fight in 2007 by Submission Hold.

He trained and help get ready for many MMA matches including BJJ matches.




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Professor Sergio Silva winning the World Championships of Submission Wrestling making to the finals against the UFC fighter Andy Wang. 

Some of the fighters that professor Silva helped:
 BJ Penn, Ralph Gracie,MAuricio Shogun,Murilo Ninja,Wanderley Silva,Anderson Silva,Crosley Gracie,Fabricio Werdum and many others.


Some of my titles!!!

Titles won in Brazil
Regional Curitiba federation tournament-1994-Second place at Open Division-white belt division
Curitiba regional local champion-1995-Blue Belt division
Minas Gerais State Champion-1996-Blue Belt division
Circuito Paulista second place-1997-Purple Belt division
Parana- State Champion-1997-Purple Belt-The most technical fighter in the tournament
Southern Brazil National Champion
1997-Florianopolis-Purple Belt division
Southern Brazil National Champion
1998-Porto Alegre-Purple Belt division


Titles Won in The United States
2000 - Second place in the Copa Pacifica - Purple Belt
2000 - First place at the 2000 11 U.S Open - Purple Belt
2001 - Third place at Pan American’s - Brown Belt
2001 - First place at Grappling Games - Brown Belt
2002 - Third place at Grappler Quest - Advanced Submission Wrestling
2002 - First Place at the United Gracie Championship - Brown Belt Division
2003 - Third place at Pan American’s - Brown belt Division
2006 - Second place at Grappler’s Quest - Advanced submission Wrestling Division
2007 - Won his fight in his MMA Pro debut in 2007 at the Jackson Rancheria Casino & Hotel
2007 - First place at U.S Open of Submission Wrestling & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Black Belt Division
2007 - Third place at Pan American’s
2007-Black Belt Division World Champion of Submission Wrestling-IBJJF
2008 - Third place in Pan Americans - Division
2008 - Second place in Grappler’s Quest - Division
2009 - Second place at the Pan American Championship - Black Belt Division
2009 - Grappler’s Quest Advanced Division Champion
2010 - 3rd place at US Open BJJ Championships Open Division
2010 - 2nd place at the 2010 US Open BJJ Championships HeavyWeight Division
2010 - Super Fight Champion vs Gracie Fighter Cristiano Xavier
2011 - 3rd place at the 2011 Pan American Championships Light Heavy Weight
2011 - 2nd place at Nationals Championships BJJ
2011 - 3rd place at Nationals Championships BJJ Open Division
2011 - 2nd place at US Open Championships Heavyweight
2012 - 1st Place at the International Championships SFO Open - Black Belt Medium Heavy division
2012 - 3rd place at the International Championships SFO Open - Black Belt Open Division
* 2012-2nd place at the Naga Championships-Advance NoGi Cruiserweight division.

* 2013 -1st place at American Cup -Senior Division Black Belt

*2013-3rd Place at the World Championships of Masters and Seniors.

*2013-1st Place of US Open Heavy weight division,Senior 1

*2013-1st Place at the US Open of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Weight Division-Senior 1

*2014-1st Place at the San Francisco Open by IBJJF at Heavy weight division-Master 2

*2014 -2nd place at the San Francisco Open by IBJJF at the Open Weight division-Master 2

*2014-3rd place at the prestigious and competitive IBJJF Pan American Championships at Medium Heavy weight division.

*2014-3rd place at the prestigious and competitive IBJJF Pan American Championships at Open Division.

*2014-1st place at the Prestigious American Cup-Master 1 Medium Heavy weight.

*2014-1st place at the American Cup-Master 1 Open Weight Division.

* 2014-2nd Place at the Heavy weight division at the All Star Competition in Santa Cruz(June 29th)

* 2014- 2nd place ay the Open Division All Star Competition in Santa Cruz.

2017- 2nd place at the International San Jose Open.

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