BRIEF HISTORY OF BAY AREA JIU-JITSU | SPREAD FROM JAPAN TO SAN JOSE

The "gentle art" of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu taught in our San Jose academy is a modified form of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, as developed by Ralph Gracie's grandfather Carlos Gracie, Sr. and as taught by Ralph Gracie here in the Bay Area since 1996.  Initially borne in Sao Palo Brazil, the Gracie family spread their knowledge across …