Vale Tudo

Learn the authentic techniques that made the Gracie fighters successful in dominating MMA and modern-day martial arts, at the San Francisco academy of legendary Grand Master Carley Gracie.

Carley Gracie ... at a Glance

♦ Grand Master of Jiu-Jitsu, officially ranked 9th degree Red Belt by the Federation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the U.S. Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
♦ Brazilian Champion for Four Years, in both competition jiu-jitsu and Vale Tudo ("anything goes")
♦ Never defeated in any match, public or private, not even within the Gracie family!
♦ Personally trained and coached by Carlos Gracie, creator of the Gracie style of jiu-jitsu. [Learn More]

The Carley Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy

... offers group classes and training sessions, for sport and fitness, self-defense, competing athletes and special sessions for teachers, Black Belts and professional fighters.  Training is available through scheduled group classes, private group sessions for your team or organization, and private and semi-private instruction and coaching ... conducted primarily by the Grand Master himself, Carley Gracie.  [Learn More]

Red Belt Seminars

Carley Gracie also conducts seminars across the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. His seminars offer a rare opportunity to learn jiu-jitsu and the history of the Gracie family style as learned from Carlos Gracie, the founder of the Gracie style and modern-day BJJ. If you are interested in having Carley teach the Gracie style of jiu-jitsu at a seminar sponsored by your school or organization, get more info here.  [Learn More]

The Gracie Style

The Gracie style of jiu-jitsu was created by Brazilian jiu-jitsu pioneer Carlos Gracie (Carley Gracie's father), who maintained a standing challenge to demonstrate the superiority of his jiu-jitsu ... open to all practitioners of all other styles, regardless of size, weight or musculature.  [Learn More]

The Gracie History and Timeline

Carlos Gracie had 21 children, and his youngest brother Helio had 7 sons, creating a virtual dynasty of Gracie fighters and instructors who dominate the world of jiu-jitsu, MMA and "no rules" fight contests today ... both on the mat and through their techniques and teachings. Trace the evolution of Gracie jiu-jitsu back over seven decades.  [Learn More]