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  • Your 1st day of jiu jitsu

    The first day of jiu-jitsu class is a lot like the first day at a new high school. The people and surroundings aren’t at all familiar, and you are flooded with emotions. You probably aren’t sure what to expect. You get your new jiu-jitsu school on the first day, and your uniform (gi) has this […]

  • Beach Class Saturday

      This Saturday, the 26th, we will have our Beach Class at Swami’s Beach. Our kids will have Surf Lessons with Maui Surf Academy at 3 different time slots. The parents must choose the time slot that works better for them and sign the kids up at the school. As of right now, these are […]


  • Best jiu jitsu school. Everyone is very friendly and welcoming. You won't find a better crew of people anywhere else.

    Nick Garcia
  • Legit. Best Instructors in the US.

    Norman Carolino
  • GB Encinitas is synonymous of excellence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Nelson Monteiro & Rafael Ramos are one of the most knowledgeable BJJ professors in the area and are very passionate (more&

    Rodrigo Clark
  • This is a great place to train in north county. All the best professors are here, and the people that train here are very friendly; they will welcome you as family. I have been training at (more&helli

    Flori Morales
  • Started training here as a white belt - have visited other schools while on work or personal trips and have never been to another school where the instructors are as knowledgeable, kind and accessible

    Ryan Danz
  • I train back on the East Coast and have been training for many years and I can say that this is an excellent Academy. I worked personally with Prof. Rafael and he was technically skilled (more…

    Scott Greisberg
  • I've been training at Gracie Barra Encinitas for close to 4 years. Bottom line is that I have many friends and amazing teachers there. As a business owner myself, I can't say enough (more…)

    Max Shank
  • Great place for family,kids,,Great environment for everybody..I recomennd this place!!!!

    Marcelo Souza
  • There are only a few people that I know that bring together a inpiring charisma with deep knowledge in Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu such as Master Nelson Monteiro and (more…)

    Flavio Almeida
  • This is a great club with a warm and friendly culture. The instructors are world class. I've made some of my best friends here. I've been a member here for 8 years and every week I still (more…

    Joscelin Magana
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