Adult BJJ

We offer classes 6 days a week. Both in the traditional Gi & No Gi. Whatever motivates you, we have you covered: Fitness, Self Defense, Weight Loss, Competition and much more!

Gracie Kids BJJ

We offer after school programs and classes 6 days a week. Your child is special and we have the right program to fit their needs. Specializing in Anti-Bullying, Discipline, Fitness, Self-Defense and Competition.

Women’s Self-Defense & Fitness

Our Women’s Self Defense classes are taught by our Brown, Purple and Blue Belt female instructors. Get comfortable in uncomfortable situations. Escape from Chokes, Mount, Strikes, Headlocks, Boxing/Striking Fundamentals and much more!

San Jose's & Santa Clara's Premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academies

7/2/20 – COVID-19 UPDATE –  Adult classes will be reopened, as we currently understand the Santa Clara County guidelines of July 2, 2020.  We already have procedures in place, as described more in the video below.

6/5/20 – COVID-19 UPDATE – Kids classes are open.  Under Santa Clara County guildelines of June 4, 2020, we are currently offering online Zoom classes only for adults, until the health order is further amended.

 

We Can Train You in Traditional Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Learn traditional Gracie-style BJJ in the gi from the originators.

Transform youself 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.

What We Offer

We offer a wide range of programs that can fit any type of goal you may have. Whether you are interested in living a healthier lifestyle, gain confidence in difficult situations, lose weight, competition or just try something new, we can cater to your needs.

Gi Jiu-Jitsu

12 Module System: Passing, Sweeps, Escapes, Defense, Submissions, Stand-up

No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

Submission Grappling focusing on body position, joint locks, chokes, Wrestling, conditioning.

Gracie Self Defense

The Gracie Self Defense system taught in tandem with our Gi & No Gi classes.

Women's Self Defense

Escape from Chokes, Mount, Strikes, Headlocks, Boxing/Striking Fundamentals and much more!

Gracie Kids BJJ

Specializing in Anti-Bullying, Discipline, Fitness, Self-Defense and Competition.

Boxing Fundamentals

Boxing Basics taught by our beloved Brown Belts. Striking, Conditioning, Positioning, Footwork.

Courses We Offer

Testing or evaluation is important to martial artists of many disciplines who wish to determine their progression.

$65.00

Boxing Course

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$65.00

Boxing Course

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$88.00

Mixed Martial Arts

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Where Everyone is a Fighter!

Some Funfacts

Testing or evaluation is important to martial artists of many disciplines who wish to determine their progression or own level of skill in specific contexts. Students often undergo periodic testing and grading.

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Meet the Team

Our instructors are focused on the development of your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, providing detailed instruction, technique, positional scenarios, drills and live sparring at varying levels of intensity. Join us in the path to Black Belt.

Justin “MACHINE” Holder
Lead BJJ Instructor

Head instructor Justin “Machine” Holder is a 3rd degree black belt under Professor Ralph Gracie....

Dorian Cartwright
BJJ Instructor & General Manager

Instructor and general manager Dorian Cartwright is a 2nd degree black belt under Professor Ralph...

Darren “CHEF” Ogasawara
Lead Instructor Gracie Kids BJJ & Manager

Assistant instructor and assistant manager Darren Ogasawara is a purple belt under Professor Ralph Gracie....

Tiffany “CHAMOMILE” Chan
Lead Instructor Women's Self Defense & Membership Manager

Women's Self Defense & Gracie Kids Instructor Tiffany Chan is a Blue Belt under Professor...

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