Our History

Tradition, that is it.

GRACIE HUMAITA is one of the most traditional brazilian jiu-jitsu academies, which is deeply connected to the founders of the art, been also one of the juggernauts of BJJ in its competitive scene.

The name GRACIE HUMAITA emerged in the mid 1980's with the newly opened academy in the Humaita neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro. The GRACIE HUMAITA ACADEMY has had a tremendous amount of talent in its coaching roster, such as: