Gym News

Tap Cancer Out 2022

Posted on September 19, 2022

8 students competed at the Tap Cancer Out tournament in Raleigh on September 22. Tap Cancer Out is one of the best local tournaments to come to Raleigh. It is competitive, well organized, and raises money for the fight against cancer. Team Casarez a lone raised $4,294, and the tournament altogether raised almost $100,000. We Continue Reading »

Back to Back Tournaments

Posted on April 25, 2022

This past weekend was a busy one! The team competed at two local back to back tournaments, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. In total, 12 students competed this weekend. Newbreed Charlotte On Saturday, six students represented Team Casarez at the Newbreed Charlotte tournament in Concord, North Carolina. Newbreed comes to the area Continue Reading »

Toro Cup 19 and FUJI Raleigh

Posted on February 8, 2022

    This weekend was a busy one for Jiu Jitsu in Raleigh! Between the Toro Cup 19 on Saturday and the FUJI Raleigh Winter Championship on Sunday, our students and coaches spent the whole weekend on or around the mats. We had four students compete in superfights for the Toro Cup 19. These superfights Continue Reading »

Newbreed Charlotte 2022

Posted on January 27, 2022

Congratulations to the students who not only braved the snow and ice this past weekend, but also showed up and dominated at the Newbreed Charlotte tournament on January 22. We had a total of nine students representing Team Casarez on the mats. As a gym, we earned 5 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 4 Continue Reading »

Students Learn from 9X Adult World Champion Lucas Lepri at Annual Seminar

Posted on May 18, 2021

Lucas Lepri and his three students, Dante, Kleber, and Marcelo, visited Team Casarez on May 8, 2021 for the annual Lucas Lepri seminar. Each year, the school invites Lucas to share his latest modern techniques, meet with the students, and lead the celebration for the annual belt ceremony. Lucas Lepri is a 9X Adult Black Continue Reading »

A Note From Professor Casarez Regarding COVID-19

Posted on April 1, 2020

Dear Students, I hope you and your families are all doing well during this time. Thank you for your understanding and patience throughout this process and for supporting the school. I want to send you all on update on the status of the gym, details regarding payment and reimbursements for when the gym reopens, and Continue Reading »

COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted on March 15, 2020

To all our Team Casarez BJJ Students, we have been monitoring the situation with the spread of Covid-19 and have taken the difficult decision to temporarily close the gym for two weeks, beginning Sunday, 3/15. The fastest way to make training safe again is to do our part to combat the spread of this virus, Continue Reading »

BJJ Safety With The Coronavirus

Posted on March 11, 2020

In light of the growing public-health concern about coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share what we know about this illness so far, and what Team Casarez has been doing to prioritize your health and wellness. With that in mind, I specifically want to cover the following topics: The most up-to-date information about coronavirus and its Continue Reading »

Holiday BJJ Gift Guide

Posted on December 2, 2019

With the holidays coming up, we wanted to share a Holiday BJJ Gift Guide that could be shared with family members or used to purchase some great gifts for your fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. At Casarez BJJ in Cary NC, we have all types of students but one common factor is they all do BJJ. Continue Reading »

Casarez BJJ IBJJF Results

Posted on November 8, 2018

Wanted to take some time and give a shout out to all the competitors who went down to Charlotte and competed in the IBJJF Charlotte International Open. We had a total of 6 competitors compete with the following breakdown. Results: Jed 1st ? Josh 2nd ? Ross 3rd ? Fernie 3rd ? Graham 3rd ? Continue Reading »