Gracie University

2440 West Carson Street, Torrance

Jiu-Jitsu Classes at Gracie University (Up to 78% Off). Three Options Available.

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Gracie University offers a variety of jiu-jitsu classes for men, women, and children of all ages and any skill level

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Juan
4 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 4, 2022
Gracie university is awesome! I highly recommend Gracie university it's fun, inclusive, and a great form of exercise. They thoroughly explain each move while having great ambients.
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Heidi
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
June 23, 2022
My kids liked their 1st lesson. However, they should have priced their gi rental or purchase into the Groupon deal. Extra $65 per kid was a bit unexpected.
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Shelley
10 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 4, 2022
The team at the Gracie facility were helpful the Groupon was easy to redeem and I am very excited to start my classes!!!
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Kelly
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 13, 2021
Great place! My son loves it!
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Vladimir
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 17, 2021
Excellent school with great system!
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About This Deal

Choice of:

  • One Month of Unlimited Classes (Ages 13+ Co-Ed)
  • One Month of Unlimited Classes (Women’s Class 13+)
  • One Month Unlimited Classes (Children 5-12)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Size Doesn’t Matter

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu classes don’t just increase physical strength and stamina—they also teach practical self-defense techniques. Read on to learn more about this South American art.

If David and Goliath were to fight a rematch in Jiu-Jitsu, the odds might be even more in David’s favor. That’s because Gracie Jiu-Jitsu’s grappling techniques, such as mounts and joint locks, are designed to help fighters overtake opponents of virtually any size. A modified version of traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu demands that fighters stay close to the ground, incorporating timing and leverage to take advantage of faster, stronger opponents.

Appropriately enough, the martial art of underdogs emerged largely because of a fighter who was forced to overcome physical disadvantages. Hélio Gracie, the youngest child of the Gracie family, was forbidden from learning to fight due to his often poor health and physical frailness. Around 1917, Hélio’s oldest brother, Carlos, began studying traditional Jiu-Jitsu and judo techniques from Japanese fighter Mitsuyo Maeda. Worried for Hélio’s health, the family decided that the art should only be passed to the stronger sons. Undeterred, Hélio studied his brothers closely and began modifying the Japanese techniques to his advantage. Eventually, he crafted an enduring martial art and proved that strength and speed could be overcome with proper knowledge and technique. Blossoming out of the prodigious Gracie clan, the art, sometimes even referred to as Grace Jiu-Jitsu, has since spread from South America to as far as Slovenia and Alaska, which is notorious for its polar bears well versed in karate.

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