There exist various forms of Jiu Jitsu in Colorado. A variety of lineages bring us the multiplicity of forms we see in practice, not to mention the new schools of thought and adaptation that carry the art further- blending in new styles and techniques from other martial arts or tailored towards specific purposes. At Relson Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy, our lineage is easy to understand: from Grandmaster Helio Gracie, who with his brothers founded Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, to Helio’s son Relson, to Colorado Jiu Jitsu professor Steve Hordinski. This lineage emphasizes the original teachings and principles of Gracie Jiu Jitsu and its emphasis on practical and usable martial arts- when it really counts. We offer local martial arts steeped in tradition.

Traditional Martial Arts With Like-Minded Fellow Students

Of course, as any student knows, it is not only the instructors who create an atmosphere of productive learning, but also our fellow students. The people we rub shoulders with, talk with, and regularly practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Littleton with, greatly influence both our enjoyment and incorporation of this beautiful martial art. Fortunately for those interested in Self Defense in Littleton, the students at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy are apt and interested pupils of self defense, and have found a community that fosters its goals.

MMA Skills Provided at Katharo Training Center

Those seeking to create or enhance their MMA skills in Littleton often find a friendly and instructive home at the Katharo Training Center. Some students find that the skills they learn are highly conducive to use in mixed martial arts competition, while others come to the academy with their eyes set on MMA from the beginning. Few can argue that Brazilian jiu jitsu lessons from Gracie Jiu Jitsu, does not provide an excellent base for a well-rounded MMA fighter. And though renowned for its ground fighting prowess, jiu jitsu training can simultaneously provide a solid ground game to your amateur or professional arsenal.