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New Black Belts – Jitesh, Alex, and Ricardo!

By Rener Gracie / December 20, 2011

We just finished the Gracie Academy winter belt ceremony and it was a joyous occasion to say the least. Altogether the Gracies awarded 36 blue belts, 9 purple belts, and 3 brown belts. The highlight of the ceremony was when black belts were awarded to three of the Academy’s most dedicated instructors: Jitesh Patel, Alex […]


Gracie World Championships This Weekend!!!

By Rener Gracie / August 16, 2006

For the few competitors who have never competed in one of the International Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Federation tournaments, you have no idea what you’re missing out on. Our no nonsense approach to competition guarantees that each match will be decided by the skill level, endurance, and strategy of the competitors, and not by the technicality of […]


The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu World Championship

By Rener Gracie / July 12, 2006

The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu World Championship Pre-Register Before July 31, 2006 For Your FREE Fighter T-shirt and Save $$ on Registration August 19-20, 2006-Los Angeles, Ca. (El Camino College) White Belts to Black Belts-Ages 5-65 Since no other competitions tests all aspects of a competitors game like those of the International Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Federation, those who […]


Gracie World Championship Press Release

By Rener Gracie / May 10, 2006

INTERNATIONAL GRACIE JIU-JITSU FEDERATION PresentsThe Gracie Jiu-Jitsu World ChampionshipAugust 19-20, 2006Los Angeles, California Since no other jiu-jitsu competitions test all aspects of a competitor’s game like those of the International Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Federation, those who prevail in 2006 will rightfully be crowned as the First Ever Gracie Jiu-Jitsu World Champions! After many years of rigorous […]


IGJJF Tournament Coming up August 19-20

By Rener Gracie / March 25, 2006

The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu World Championship 2006COURAGETECHNIQUESTRATEGYENDURANCE Date: August 19-20, 2006* Location: El Camino College-Main Auditorium (Torrance, CA.)* Team Registration: Team Organizers get CASH BONUSES from the IGJJF for each of the registered competitors from there school. See “Team Registration Form”. Tickets: Adults — $10.00/day, Children (Ages 3-12) — $5.00/day Registration: Pre-register before July 31, 2006 […]


The 3rd Annual IGJJF Open Championship

By Rener Gracie / April 11, 2005

The International Gracie Jiu-Jitsu FederationIs proud to present… The 3rd Annual IGJJF Open ChampionshipLynwood, California-August 13-14, 2005 “NO STALLING, NO ADVANTAGES, NO BULL!” This is a Gi competition open to Men, Women, and Children Register early and SAVE $25at www.igjjf.com “This is the only competition where the better manwins every time. See you there!” -Grandmaster […]