Carley Gracie... At A Glance
· Brazilian Champion, 1969 through 1972, in both competition jiu-jitsu and Vale Tudo
· Never defeated in any match, public or private, not even within the Gracie family!
· Grand Master of Jiu-Jitsu, officially ranked 9th degree Red Belt by the Federation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
· Last of the Gracie fighters to be personally trained and coached by Carlos Gracie, the creator of the Gracie style of jiu-jitsu.
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The Gracie style of jiu-jitsu was created by Brazilian jiu-jitsu pioneer Carlos Gracie (Carley Gracie's father), who maintained a standing challenge to demonstrate the superiority of his jiu-jitsu ... open to all practitioners of all other styles, regardless of size, weight or musculature.

Personal Seminars
Carley conducts seminars across the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. His seminars are intensive, multi-day training events, and offer a rare opportunity to learn jiu-jitsu and the history of the Gracie family style as learned from Carlos Gracie, the founder of the Gracie style and modern-day BJJ. If you are interested in having Carley teach the Gracie style of jiu-jitsu at a seminar sponsored by your school or organization, get more info here.
The Gracie History and Timeline
Carlos Gracie had 21 children, and his youngest brother Helio had 7 sons, creating a virtual dynasty of Gracie fighters and instructors who dominate the world of jiu-jitsu, MMA and "no rules" fight contests today ... both on the mat and through their techniques and teachings. Trace the evolution of Gracie jiu-jitsu back over seven decades.

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