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Joe Reese reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
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You can't ask for a knowledgeable and professional instructor. Great for people looking for fitness, sport, or self defense!

Jackery Coyston reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Fantastic instruction and great family friendly environment! Great place to expand your martial arts ability and get in better shape.

Michael Castilla reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Great place to train, stay motivated, and get in shape!

Heather Ygnacio reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Great kids bjj classes. They really work to build confidence and discipline.

Michael J. Butterfield reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Great BJJ Academy for all ages! Sergio and his Team are great with the kids!!

Carlos Cantos reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Sergio was very welcoming and taught some great stuff to my girlfriend and I who were just dropping in while visiting from out of town.

Talmadge Ransom Janeauxn reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Anyone not giving this place 5 stars doesn't understand how the internet works 😂
Sergio and Rebecca have built an amazing community of caring and dedicated people who will go to great lengths to give you new tools and techniques in your search for gains.

Cody Wilson reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
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If you are looking to learn the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu this academy has got alot of the best trainers and techniques. The head Professor Sergio wins a lot of black belt tournaments.. his in depth knowledge of BJJ can not be found at to many places. I would say he is a black belt of black belts as he has so much experience competing and coaching. Also it is a really down to earth academy with friendly people who are cool to train with.

Ignacio Barreto reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Best BJJ in the Bay Area! This is the real deal, multiple times world champions here.

Carlito Sway reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Wonderful, welcoming academy for all ages, abilities, fitness levels and goals. From Sergio down and across the board, everyone is approachable, welcoming, respectful and genuinely interested in making everyone else's experience as rich and rewarding as possible. If you're nervous about whether this is the right place or the right way to get fit and learn to protect yourself and your family, stop: you've found it.

Adeline Colette Arriola reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

Amazing local business. Generous to the community, nurturing for both adults and especially children, young adults. They offer both self-defense proper and fitness approaches. They also have a sister yoga studio next door that accommodates moms-to-be, heated, mommy and child, advanced, beginner, etc. level yoga practices. I would encourage all Alamedians to visit Team Silva and Alameda Yoga.

Amir Ebrahimi reviewed Team Silva Martial Arts Academy
5
via Facebook

My only regret is that I didn't start training here earlier! Its the perfect location for BJJ and Yoga... what a perfect combination. Sergio always welcomes you with a smile and makes you feel part of the bjj family instantly.
I will miss this place dearly since I'm moving to SoCal.

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Alameda Dojo Etiquette

Dojo Etiquette

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Dojos tend to teach in a more relaxed and less rigid atmosphere than traditional martial arts. Nonetheless, in order to maintain a positive environment that is both conducive to learning and welcoming to potential students, we require our students, parents of students in the kids’ classes, and staff to adhere to the following Dojo Etiquette guidelines.

Guidelines

  • Always show respect to your instructors, training partners, and fellow human beings. Respect in training means: do not seek to harm fellow students physically (e.g., by cranking a submission harder than necessary to make them tap) or emotionally (i.e., by calling them names or making jokes about hurting them). Respect also means that you must train seriously and hard enough for you and your partner to improve his or her skills, conditioning, and fighting spirit. Not giving your best during training detracts from both you and your partner’s experience.

  • Maintain good hygiene (i.e., shower and brush your teeth regularly). As you can imagine, it is difficult to concentrate on technique when you find your partner’s smells distracting!

  • Keep finger and toe nails short and clean to prevent injury to yourself and others.

  • Bring a clean, dry gi to each class. Also, always keep a rash guard or T-shirt in your gym bag for no-gi classes.

  • Keep shoes off the mat, so that we can keep the mats clean and sanitary.

  • Do not walk outside with bare feet. If you have to go outside, wear sandals or shoes. Items (5) and (6) are especially important to prevent the spread of skin conditions such as ringworm.

  • Do not shout loudly or use profanity in the dojo. This should go without saying.

  • Do not talk while the instructor is talking. It distracts those who are trying to learn and is disrespectful to the teacher, as well as other students.

  • Stand, sit with your legs crossed, or kneel during class. No lounging. Studies show that people learn more effectively when seated in upright postures.

  • Please wear your gi, a T-shirt, or a tank top while in public areas of the Dojo. No bare backs!

  • Do not leave the mat during class without the instructor’s permission.

  • Keep cell phones off during class. Again, they distract those who are trying to learn.

  • If the instructor has not changed the task, then continue doing the task he or she has given (i.e., don’t sit around talking because you feel you have done a technique enough times). You can NEVER do a technique too many times.

  • If you are sick please don’t come,stay home and watch our Youtube Channel!

  • If you are a white belt please don’t ask do open sparring with higher belt,not just yet.When you receive your first stripe on your belt then you will be allow to participate in the open sparring sessions.