Rickson Gracie coming to One Spirit Martial Arts Gym in Sterling, VA (March 31, 2010)

Rickson Gracie making first Capital Area appearance at Grand Opening of Spirit Martial Arts Gym

Sterling, VA (March 29, 2010) – Master Rickson Gracie, one of the most respected and accomplished Mixed Martial Arts fighters/instructors in the world from the legendary Brazilian Gracie family, will make his very first Washington, D.C. area appearance on Wednesday, March 31. Gracie will hold a special instructional seminar at the brand new One Spirit Martial Arts and Pedro Sauer Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters facility located at 46950 Community Plaza, Suite 220 in Sterling, VA.

“This is truly an honor and privilege to host such an important figure to help launch the grand opening of our outstanding new facility in Sterling,” said Dave Anderson, One Spirit Martial Arts owner, founder. “We couldn’t ask for a greater attraction than this living legend who commands worldwide respect and admiration.”

Students from all across the country are expected to take part in the seminar, which runs from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Space is extremely limited for this once-in-a-life opportunity.

The 8,200 square feet facility (One Spirit is moving from Herndon) also serves as the headquarters of Pedro Saur Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, a certified 8th degree Black Belt under Rickson Gracie who was voted as "Best of the Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor."

Gracie (whose first name is pronounced Hickson), a 8th Degree Black Belt Open Class Champion of the Gracie Family, holds an impeccable undefeated record in more than 400 fights over various art forms from Jiu-Jitsu and freestyle wrestling to Sambo and no holds barred challenge matches. The acclaimed son of Helio Gracie is equally regarded as an instructor preaching determination, discipline and sportsmanship.

For more information on the Rickson Gracie appearance/seminar and One Spirit Martial Arts, please call (703) 796-5508 or visit www.onespiritmartialarts.com.


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About One Spirit:

Considered one of the top schools in the Washington, D.C. region, One Spirit Martial Arts hosts a wide variety of classes for different skill sets and ages including kids programs. Sessions include Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Krav Magna, authentic Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, MMA training by UFC star Aaron Riley, Judo Olympic training by Sambo Champion Maurice Allan, Yoga, Kali-Stick & Knife and Fitness/Weight training. In addition to the new Sterling facility, One Spirit has a second location in Alexandria, VA.

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