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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu For Kids And Adults

We welcome students of all experience levels. Whether you're interested in learning the art of Jiu-Jitsu for self-defense, for sport, or for the great fitness benefits, we would love to meet you! To get started click the button below to schedule a free class.

Classes

Training For Kids And Adults

12:00pm – 01:00pm Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

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01:00pm – 01:30pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

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06:00pm – 07:00pm Adult Fundamentals Jiu-Jitsu

Learning solid fundamentals are the most important classes you can take in any martial art. Our fundamentals program, which is curriculum driven, makes sure you learn all of the techniques necessary for self defense in every aspect of fighting.

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07:00pm – 08:00pm Adult Advanced Jiu-Jitsu

The advanced program is a mix between self defense and the sport techniques of today. We understand that most people take a martial art to learn self defense. Once this objective is achieved often times they would like to pursue testing themselves in a competitive environment. This class gives you the best of both worlds.

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08:00pm – 08:30pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

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05:30am – 06:30am Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

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10:00am – 11:00am Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

Learn More

11:30am – 12:00pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

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05:00pm – 05:45pm Youth Jiu-Jitsu

The life-lessons that a martial art provides (especially Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) is one of the best gifts you can give a child. From personal growth and strong self esteem, to positive social interaction and non-aggressive self-defense, learning a martial art will impact every area of their life, for the rest of their life.

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06:00pm – 07:00pm Adult Advanced Jiu-Jitsu

The advanced program is a mix between self defense and the sport techniques of today. We understand that most people take a martial art to learn self defense. Once this objective is achieved often times they would like to pursue testing themselves in a competitive environment. This class gives you the best of both worlds.

Learn More

07:30pm – 08:30pm Adult Fundamentals Jiu-Jitsu

Learning solid fundamentals are the most important classes you can take in any martial art. Our fundamentals program, which is curriculum driven, makes sure you learn all of the techniques necessary for self defense in every aspect of fighting.

Learn More

12:00pm – 01:00pm Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

Learn More

01:00pm – 01:30pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

Learn More

06:00pm – 07:00pm Adult Fundamentals Jiu-Jitsu

Learning solid fundamentals are the most important classes you can take in any martial art. Our fundamentals program, which is curriculum driven, makes sure you learn all of the techniques necessary for self defense in every aspect of fighting.

Learn More

07:00pm – 08:00pm Adult Advanced Jiu-Jitsu

The advanced program is a mix between self defense and the sport techniques of today. We understand that most people take a martial art to learn self defense. Once this objective is achieved often times they would like to pursue testing themselves in a competitive environment. This class gives you the best of both worlds.

Learn More

08:00pm – 08:30pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

Learn More

05:30am – 06:30am Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

Learn More

10:00am – 11:00am Mixed Levels Jiu-Jitsu

One of the best ways to hone your grappling skills is to train with students of varying experience levels. Instruction focuses on fundamentals and advanced techniques that build on the fundamentals.

Learn More

11:30am – 12:00pm Sparring

Slap. Bump. Roll. 

Free-flow grappling in timed intervals.

Learn More

05:00pm – 05:45pm Youth Jiu-Jitsu

The life-lessons that a martial art provides (especially Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) is one of the best gifts you can give a child. From personal growth and strong self esteem, to positive social interaction and non-aggressive self-defense, learning a martial art will impact every area of their life, for the rest of their life.

Learn More

06:00pm – 07:00pm Adult Advanced Jiu-Jitsu

The advanced program is a mix between self defense and the sport techniques of today. We understand that most people take a martial art to learn self defense. Once this objective is achieved often times they would like to pursue testing themselves in a competitive environment. This class gives you the best of both worlds.

Learn More

07:30pm – 08:30pm Adult Fundamentals Jiu-Jitsu

Learning solid fundamentals are the most important classes you can take in any martial art. Our fundamentals program, which is curriculum driven, makes sure you learn all of the techniques necessary for self defense in every aspect of fighting.

Learn More

06:00pm – 07:00pm Adult Specific Training

Specific training will help you really take your game to the next level. We work on high rep movements or “threads” that will allow muscle memory to take over. This class is fast paced and intense. If you are ready to take your game to a whole new level this is for you.

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Events

Train With Special Guest Instructors

Dave Camarillo Seminar

Dave Camarillo one of the pioneers in American Jiu-Jitsu. As one of Ralph Gracie’s first Black Belts Dave dominated the competition scene for many years. As the BJJ coach for AKA he trained many UFC fighters and today spends his time teaching at his Academy in Pleasanton,Ca and training LEO and Military forces around the world. If you really want to improve your BJJ game this is a do not miss seminar to wrap up 2019.

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Emily Kwok Seminar

Emily Kwok is a Japanese born Canadian, who holds the rank of black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu under Ricardo Almeida. Known as a pioneer of the sport and a great ambassador for women’s jiu jitsu through her work with Groundswell Grappling Concepts, as well as through the “How to Defeat the Bigger Stronger Opponent” series produced with Stephan Kesting, Kwok is also a 2x IBJJF World Champion, and a mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, having finished her MMA career with a flawless record.

Her accomplishments include:
World Champion (2007)
World No Gi Champion (2010)
World No Gi Championship 2nd place (2007, 2011)
American Nationals 2nd place (2009 absolute)
World Championship 3rd place (2010)
Pan American Championship 3rd place (2008, 2012)

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Gui Mendez Seminar

Gui Mendes is a 4x black belt world champion and head professor at the Art of Jiu-Jitsu Academy. He began training Jiu-Jitsu when he was 12 years old in his hometown of Rio Claro, Brazil. He received his black belt from Ramon Lemos in 2008 after winning multiple world titles at the lower belts.

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Vanessa Wexler Seminar

Vanessa Wexler is the Co-Owner & Head Instructor for the Female Jiu-Jitsu Program at Gracie Barra in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Vanessa has been studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 2003.

Her accomplishments include:
IBJJF Masters Worlds Brown Belt Silver Medalist 2016
F2W PRO 7 Brown Belt No Gi 115lbs Champion
IBJJF Pan American Brown Belt Champion 2016
IBJJF US American National Champion Brown Belt GI 2015
IBJJF US American National Champion NO GI 2015
2015 Fight To Win Female Brown Belt of the Year
2015 Fight To Win Female Nogi Grappler of the Year

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Contact Us

8316 Chapel Hill Road, Cary, North Carolina