The Relson Gracie Academy offers instruction from top of the line Englewood teachers that know and live Gracie Jiu Jitsu. From training in down to earth self defense skills, to competitive sports tactics, Jiu Jitsu in Colorado doesn’t get any better. The original teachings of the Gracie family are preserved and transmitted every class, to all our students, to create a better martial artist and person. Our martial arts school is affordable, convenient and professional. What more can you ask for?

The Convenience of Local Self Defense

One might assume that to find top notch mixed martial arts classes in Colorado one would need to routinely travel to BJJ in Denver, or a distant outlying area. But luckily for local residents, one need look no further than right next door for first-rate self defense training that’s local. Our instructors provide you with a solid foundation in Gracie Jiu Jitsu, with its emphasis on functional self defense and fighting proficiency. You will receive a workout for the body, mind and soul- simultaneously- while acquiring an invaluable skill that will be carried throughout life. If you are interested in Gracie martial arts, please call us or stop by to check us out for yourself. We have no doubt that you or your family can greatly benefit, indeed, have your life changed for the better, by applying yourself to learning and practicing Gracie Jiu Jitsu.

Advanced Grappling Skills with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Those that come from a grappling background, such as school-based wrestling or other martial arts, find practicing Brazilian jiu jitsu in and around Denver to be a wonderful and enjoyable segue as they age or seek to expand their skills. Many recall the fun and physical benefits of wrestling, for instance, though can no longer participate in such a high impact sport. Others would like to round out their ground skills to enhance the wrestling that they currently train in. In either case, many of our students come from, or are currently in, a grappling background and find BJJ to be the perfect compliment.