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Rickson Gracie

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RICKSON GRACIE Rickson, third son of Helio Gracie, was born into Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. At six years old he began competing, at fifteen he started to teach the art, and at eighteen he received his black belt. At age twenty, Rickson won his first awe-inspiring victory against the famous 230-pound Brazilian brawler, Zulu, who until that… Read more »

Royce Gracie

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ROYCE GRACIE Royce Gracie is the sixth son of Grand Master Helio Gracie. He received his blue belt at age 16 and was promoted to black belt in less than two years. Royce moved to the United States at age 18 to live with his brother, Rorion, and quickly adapted to the schedule of teaching… Read more »

UFC 168 Countdown Tate vs Rousey

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As UFC 168 approaches everyone is wondering what the results will be. Much anticipated is the rematch between Ronda Rousey against Meisha Tate. Here is the countdown video to the fight.  

Helio Gracie

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HELIO GRACIE In 1914, jiu-jitsu master Esai Maeda, also known as Count Coma, was given the opportunity to travel to Brazil as part of a large Japanese immigration colony.  In Brazil, in the northern state of Para, he befriended Gastão Gracie, an influential businessman, who helped Maeda get established. To show his gratitude, Maeda offered… Read more »

The History of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.

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There are a few different versions of where Jiu Jitsu came from and how Gracie or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was originated. The one factor that is more or less undisputed is the fact that Esai Maeda introduced the traditional art of Ju Jitsu to Brazil during the late 1800′s and that the Gracie family, among… Read more »

20% OFF Holiday SALE!!!

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20% OFF Holiday SALE for NEW STUDENTS starts NOW until January 5th! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, MMA classes for adults and kids! Don’t miss this once a year opportunity! And guess what? With our 30 DAYS FREE you won’t pay a PENNY for a whole month from the date that you sign up! What… Read more »