World class instruction and training is now in St. Augustine! Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu offers superior instruction and training for everyone in the whole family in a controlled, comfortable, clean, and safe atmosphere. The number one focus in our Academy is our foundation - The world's most powerful system of self-defense.
The Relson Gracie Academy mission is to enrich the lives of the community by educating people and delivering world class training. Our mission is to create balance of life by being capable and confident in all situations, surrounding ourselves with remarkable people, taking care of the body, eating well, instilling a warrior spirit, and tapping into the most effective use of mental, physical, and spiritual strengths. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu works for everyone regardless of experience level, age, or size; However our academy ranks only have room for those that are on a quest for humility and code of honor.
Jiu-Jitsu has proven it's effectiveness time and time again in MMA arenas including the Ultimate Fighting Championships UFC. The instructors at Relson Gracie St. Augustine have trained in a variety of Martial Arts throughout the world, from Thailand to Brazil, and have trained people in the UFC, WEC, Strikeforce, and beyond. Currently the Head Instructor, Phil Cardella is rated in the top 5 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructors in the world by www.ratemybjjinstructor.com. Read what others have to say about him!