Programs

Renzo Gracie BJJ at 4 Years Old

KidJitsu

Aimed at kids ages 6-15 yrs old, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Kids Program integrates physical education and self-defense technique with conditioning and skill-building games aimed at improving coordination, motor skills, agility, and flexibility.

Georges St. Pierre and Renzo Gracie Practicing

Submission Grappling

The objective of Submission Grappling is to submit your opponent using a variety of joint locks and chokes, or to win the match by points. Competitions in this sport resemble Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitions, although competitors do not usually wear gis.

Renzo Gracie Academy Muay Thai Instructors

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs” or the “Science Of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight “points of contact,” as opposed to “two points” (fists) in Western boxing and “four points” (hands and feet) used in sport-oriented martial arts.

Renzo demonstrating a jiu-jitsu grip

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling-based martial art whose central theme is the skill of controlling a resisting opponent in ways that force him to submit.