The History Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ralph Gracie

About Ralph Gracie

Ralph Gracie has been a champion fighter for over 20 years and has been called one of the best ground fighters in the world. He has fought in major events including Extreme Fighting and Pride Bushido.

He was born into and has studied Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over thirty years. Ralph has dedicated his life to teaching the incredible fighting system known today around the world as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. He currently has 6 academies in California, which are all run by black belts directly under him. Ralph’s focus on his teachings consist mainly of learning the techniques, executing them correctly, and training. He has said more than once, “It’s better to die than not to train.” His fighting style backs this theory as well as his teaching delivery.