Gracie Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad Owner Nick Stefan competes at the 2014 World Championships during his last competition run before having career ending complications with his joints. Nick had severe arthritis in his right hip since 2010 and continued his run throughout 2010. Nick then decided to focus on building the Best Jiu Jitsu academy in Carlsbad, CA. After working constantly at building the business Nick Stefan decided to make another 2 month run at competing in 3 different weight classes plus open class during his 6 tournament 2 month run. Nick is the only Carlsbad Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy owner with competition experience and World and Pan American titles under his belt. So if you want the expertise of someone who has competed and won at the highest level for over 20 years come check us out at Gracie Carlsbad in a family friendly, fun environment! Check out this match from the 2014 World MAster’s tournament!