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Congratulations Keivan!  Two years of dedication, hard work, and attention to detail have allowed you to master the fundamentals and achieve the Blue Belt.  You are definitely more than prepared to face a bigger, stronger opponent in a real situation and survive, escape or end...

20 Solid Reasons to Roll with Us Certified Instructors with a detailed criminal record background check- Peace of mind, but also a good high standard to ensure every instructor has gone that extra mile in order to qualify to share our mats with our students. Our academy was established...

Açaí: The Real Story Most people don't realize that the Gracie family, specifically Carlos Gracie himself is responsible for bringing Açaí to Rio from the north of Brazil.  If you've never tried it, it's delicious.  Check out this fun video on making Açai below: Gracie Diet Açaí Recipes...

Hello Everyone! I'm excited to announce that we have reached the Half Guard Chapter.  From Today May 15th til July 1 (six weeks, because there is a lot of material to cover), we will be focusing on developing the Half Guard transitions, controls, sweeps, submissions, passes...

Gracie Jiu Jitsu in Action 2 This amazing video showcases a number of other martial arts vs Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Gracie Jiu Jitsu is the only martial art that effectively addresses ground grappling in self defence situations.  The most important yet most neglected part of any real...

Gracie Jiu Jitsu In Action This amazing video showcases a number of other martial arts vs Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Gracie Jiu Jitsu is the only martial art that effectively addresses ground grappling.  The most important yet most neglected part of any real attack. Beware of the many styles...