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Fernando Augusto da Silva


In Europe, Tererê counts days to competition return by Carlos Eduardo Ozório — July 31, 2010.

Transiting through Europe, Fernando Tererê contacted GRACIEMAG photographer Gustavo Aragão.

“I’m now in Europe doing a series of Jiu-Jitsu seminars and training sessions with my friend and student Pedro Bessa. Here are some photos taken here in England,” he says.

“I’m passing on my knowledge to people who like my Jiu-Jitsu, training and learning new things,” he adds.

On the Old Continent, Tererê is collecting new experiences and counting the days till his competition return.

“I hope my coaches Alexandre Paiva and Fabio Gurgel will evaluate my training at the end of the year and tell me I’m ready to compete again. I’m really happy to be back in training,” he says in finishing.




According to an interview recently conducted with Sensei SportV, Alexandre Paiva, Tereres instructor said “Terere is preparing to go to Europe, where he will stay two months teaching seminars. He is training a lot these days and is excited. Our objective is for him to go fight in the European Championships next year” “Its great, Im coming back, and I felt the energy here in the tournament. Im training many times per day, and awaiting the hour of my return!” Terere also revealed he is training a little boxing with at “Nobre Arte” in Cantagalo.



As reported by Brazil’s Sensei Sportv official twitter, @senseioficial, Fernando Tererê (Alliance) is close to making his return to international competition since a spell suffering depression and drug addiction.

Tererê’s condition was brought into the open after he was detained for an altercation on a flight from Washington to São Paulo on October 11 of 2004. couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Tererê is now planning more benign trips, and new heights for his victorious career.

After a period in rehab and then returning to daily training (in Rio and in São Paulo), Tererê embarked for London with his teammate Pedro Bessa to kick off a two-and-a-half month seminar tour.

“He flew out yesterday for England with Pedro Bessa. Tererê will conduct seminars at Pedro’s academy, then he’ll head to Alliance in Poland. From there he’ll head to Alan Finfou’s school in Sweden, and other countries,” reports Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva, pleased with his student’s progress and also for the gold medal he won in the master division at the Tijuca Tennis Club last weekend.

“He’s training every day and is really excited. Our goal is for him to make his return at next year’s European Championship in Lisbon,” added Paiva.

“It’s really great to be back, to feel this energy here in a championship. I’m really excited, training several times a day and I can’t wait to make my return,” remarked Tererê to the Sensei Sportv team. The star from Rio’s Cantagalo favela has also been sighted training boxing at Claudinho Coelho’s Nobre Arte gym.