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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Carlsbad

Gracie Carlsbad is a direct affiliate of Gracie Humaita in Brazil. Founded by Grand Master Helio Gracie, now led by Royler Gracie, and brought to Carlsbad by 3rd Degree Black Belt Professor Nick Stefan. At Gracie Carlsbad, we empower men, women and children with the necessary tools to achieve their goals, whether they be physical fitness, self-defense, recreation, or competition. Our highly trained and professional Instructors seek to train the mind, body, and spirit by teaching the highest level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. You will love training in our family friendly, positive environment where comradery, respect and teamwork are of utmost importance.

Our Training methods are set up by the most experienced black belt in North an Diego County. Sometimes beginners try to train so hard and end up gassing and tapping from exhaustion. At Gracie Jiu Jitsu we teach you how to train at a pace that with help you learn, avoid injury, and get a great workout in the process. We would rather you tap because of a mistake, then give up because you over exerted yourself. Tapping from a mistake is a minor technical error that can be fixed, but tapping from exhaustion is a mental error that is something you have to learn and focus your jiu jitsu so this does not happen.

Everyone at the Gracie Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad Academy is family to us, and we want to make sure you are able to defend yourself through our martial arts programs first and foremost. Wether it is for your child who will grow from our little ninja’s program, Gracie jiu jitsu kids basics program, or our kids intermediate BJJ program (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu). Kids that do jiu jitsu excel at other sports, school, and peer interaction. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is great for women as well. Most of the positions for women’s self defense mimic real life situations, such as rape attacks. The guard position in jiu jitsu, which mimics a rape position, is developed and mastered by Gracie Jiu Jitsu alone, no there martial art that has this position in it, period, and cannot protect yourself as well as a Jiu Jitsu practitioner. The workout for women is unbelievable, your will get toned, lose weight, develop an immense amout of strength without gaining any size. Along with all that it with give you more confidence, respect for other and know that you will be able to take care of yourself in almost any situation. Mixed Martial Arts is the latest craze for new sporting events! Well Gracie Jiu Jitsu started it all in this century with no hold barred events held in Brazil. The Gracie family started the UFC ( Ultimate Fighting Championship) and then sold it later on when it started to become more of a sport, then a style vs style match up. The Gracie family wanted to show the world that Gracie Jiu Jitsu was the strongest martial art in the world, and they did that by winning the first 2 UFC’s with the smallest and least experienced of the entire family, 170lb Royce Gracie. Thanks you Helio Gracie for showing and sharing with the world your family’s Martial Arts.

Gracie Humaita Carlsbad Student Testimonial

Orion Erwin, one of our Gray Belts in the Gracie Kids program, won first place at the No-Gi Grappling X tournament on April 29th! We are so proud of Orion, who continues to dominate every tournament he enters. He trains hard, gives 100% in every class, and competes his heart out during competition! This kid is unstoppable!!

– Orion Erwin Wins Gold!

The Latest from Gracie Humaita Carlsbad

5 year Anniversary Special at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad

September is our 5 year anniversary for Gracie Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad and Carlsbad Self Defense¬†Academy. We are offering a 10% discount on all 1 year commitments, plus no sign up… (Continue Reading)

Jiu Jitsu Collaboration

In August Gracie Carlsbad held a special class with guest instructor Michio Grubbs. Michio is the head instructor/owner of Excel Jiu Jitsu in Oceanside, CA. Michio taught kimuras and variations… (Continue Reading)

IBJJF American Nationals

Congratulations to Nick Stefan who earned double Silver last weekend at the IBJJF American Nationals! Master Nick competed in three matches with the gi and one match in Nogi, placing… (Continue Reading)

Results from Grappling X Youth World Championships!

August 24th, 2014 Congratulations to our Gracie Carlsbad Kids’ team who joined forces with other San Diego area Gracie Humaita schools and brought home the 2nd place ‘combined team’ belt… (Continue Reading)

June Belt Promotions

Adults Jeremy Post – BLACK BELT Ryan Press – Purple Belt Stuart Cole – Blue Belt Bill Byrnes – Blue Belt Staci Stefan – Blue Belt Kids Sebastion – yellow/black… (Continue Reading)

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