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Congrats to New Jiu JItsu Blue Belt in Indianapolis

By jotabravo / February 28, 2014

A big congratulations to Brandt Basaran for earning his Blue Belt. Brandt has trained hard and consistently for the past 2 years and has begun to develop a very dangerous game. At 16 years old he is minimum age to receive a Blue Belt. So this is a very big achievement! The Blue Belt is […]


Carlson Gracie Jr – Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Seminar

By jotabravo / February 21, 2014

We will be welcoming Carlson Jr back to teach a 2-hour BJJ Seminar here in Indianapolis. This event is open to anyone of any affiliation. So come out , have fun, and learn Jiu Jitsu! Contact us for more information. What: Carlson Gracie Jr BJJ Seminar When: Friday, March 21st from 6:00-8:00PM How Much: $40.00 […]


Greenwood BJJ | Carlson Gracie Team | New Purple Belt

By jotabravo / February 17, 2013

Congrats to Alex for receiving a hard earned purple belt on Saturday, 02-16-2013.    This is a tough milestone to reach and is the halfway point to Black Belt!  Great job and well deserved!! New Greenwood BJJ Purple Belt If you are looking for good BJJ in Greenwood, check out our school! Carlson Gracie Indianapolis […]


Black Belts for Autism Awareness

By jotabravo / January 23, 2013

 The event was a huge success!  The goal was to raise $5000.00 and the last I heard the total reached an even $7000.00!!  So a big congratulations for everyone involved.  Also a huge thank you to Tim Sledd for taking the time to put this together, it could not have went off better. Recently, BJJ […]


Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Luiz Filho

By jotabravo / November 6, 2012

A brief follow up to the seminar with Luiz Filho that took place last week on Friday, November 2nd.  Luiz and I go back a long way.  He was my first instructor in Brazil back in 1997.  I trained with Luiz until I was a 2-stripe blue belt.   I also found out something very […]


Osceola Jiu-Jitsu Seminar

By jotabravo / October 14, 2012

 Next week on Wednesday, October 17th, I will be teaching a seminar at Midwest Martial Arts.  Seminar will be for 2 hours, from 6-8pm.  I will cover a few different series:  escaping a back attack, attacking from side control, and some good stuff from the closed guard.     For more information, contact me or […]


Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Luiz Filho and Kroyler Gracie Leao

By jotabravo / September 16, 2012

What:  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu "Closed Guard" Seminar with Luiz Filho and Kroyler Gracie Leao When:  Friday, November 2nd Where:  Carlson Gracie Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu How Much:  $75.00 prepay or $90.00 at the door It is with great pleasure that I announce this upcoming seminar at Carlson Gracie Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu!  Luiz Filho and Kroyler Gracie […]


Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Carlson Gracie Jr. – Follow Up

By jotabravo / August 14, 2012

 Once again, Carlson Gracie Jr came to our school for a 2 hour seminar.  We worked on  a lot of different positions, but all followed the Carlson Gracie Team "no nonsense" style of Jiu Jitsu.  In attendance was 25+ students from all over Indianapolis.   Alan Stockman, the school owner and instructor, had asked students […]

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