How should I learn the art?

To learn the ABC’s of any subject requires a certain amount of hard work; but it is necessary. Very much is it so in respect of Traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. The fundamental techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu are of the highest importance since they indicate the...

Can anyone learn Gracie Jiu-Jitsu?

Men and women, girls and boys, may quite safely take on the learning of Traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu even though they have little or no previous experience with any vigorous or antagonist activity.

As a Physical Exercise?

As a means of physical exercises it has no superior. Every single muscle from the neck to the toes is called into active use, and certain sets of muscle are not unduly exercised to the neglect of others, as happens with so many sports.

What if I’m not flexible?

Jiu-Jitsu works with your body as it is. The techniques stretch and flex, taking your body to new physical limits. Going to your own “personal edge,” you obtain all of the benefits.