Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu | San Jose | Kids & Adults Martial Arts & Physical Fitness

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We Can Train You in Traditional Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ~ Gi and No Gi Classes daily

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? A grappling art for self-defense. Learn traditional Gracie-style BJJ in the gi from the originators. Transform you by gaining self-confidence while learning practical techniques for self-defense from a martial art proven to be the most effective. Enhance your physical fitness with an amazing core workout. Most importantly, become a part of the worldwide Ralph Gracie Association.

Our ADULT programs allow an easy transition for those with no experience at all:

  • Introduction to BJJ ( > 3 mo experience)
  • Fundamentals of BJJ ( > 6 mo experience)
  • All Levels BJJ ( all experience levels )
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Our KIDS programs are for youth 6 years old up to 15 years old:
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  • Kids (6+ years old )
  • Juniors ( 10+ years old )
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Easy to Follow Learning Structure – RGSJ Modular Curriculum

We make learning BJJ easy with a top-down approach to understanding techniques organized into 10 modules. Each module represents a BJJ concept and is taught for an entire week of classes through specific techniques and drills. Our modules cover the core fundamentals as well advanced techniques and emerging techniques.

Modules #1 through #10

Module #1 – Attacks from Closed Guard

Module #2 – Attacks from Mount

Module #3 – Attacks from Side Control

Module #4 – Attacks from Back

Module #5 – Passing from Closed Guard

Module #6 – Escapes from Side Control

Module #7 – Attacks on and Passing from Open Guard

Module #8 – Defenses from Mount

Module #9 – Defenses from Back

Module #10 – Niche Positions (e.g., leg locks, standing)

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RGSJ Online Video Curriculum

You can watch San Jose instructors anytime. Our Module Curriculum brought to life with an extensive catalog of in-house instructional videos.

Easy to Follow Learning Structure – RGSJ Modular Curriculum

We make learning BJJ easy with a top down approach to understanding techniques. Each module represents a BJJ concept and is taught for an entire week of classes through specific techniques and drills. Our modules cover the core fundamentals as well advanced techniques and emerging techniques. More info…

New Location, Same 23-Year History

New location at 4607 Cherry Ave. in San Jose, CA for this historic martial arts dojo previously located for 23-years in Mt View, Ca. More info…

Blog Articles

Ralph Gracie ADCC Interview on 4th Stringers

In October September during the ADCC 2019 event, Ralph Gracie appeared in a short interview with 4th Stringers. Ralph discusses the evolution of ADCC and venue selection for the event. The YouTube video of the interview is listed below:

Ralph Gracie Once Challenged Roy Jones, Jr to No-Rules Fight 1996

BJJ v. Boxing In October 1996, when both Ralph Gracie and Roy Jones, Jr. were undefeated and holding championship belts, Ralph challenged the heavier competitor to a no-rules fight to determine the greatest pound-for-pound figther. Jones Jr. was offered $1M for every minute he could survive. This challenge highlighted the Gracie family efforts at the…

Helio Gracie v. Masahiko Kimura

On October 23, 2951, Helio Gracie faced Kimura at the Marcana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The only way to win this Gracie Challenge under Gracie Rules was by submission or loss of consciousness. Helio was outweighed by 80 pounds.

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