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What is Gracie Jiu-Jitsu?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is an art founded by Helio Gracie and Carlos Gracie and popularized by the UFC with Royce Gracie. The art is based on leverage techniques designed to help you defend yourself against an attacker who is stronger or bigger than you.

Who can do Gracie Jiu-Jitsu?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone, big or small, young or old, fit or unfit, flexible or inflexible. As long as you are willing to learn, you can learn Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and boost your confidence in a threatening situation.

Why choose Gracie Jiu-Jitsu?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is the fastest growing Martial Arts form in the world and the origin of ground fighting in MMA. It is also used daily by police and military forces around the world, proving its effectiveness as a means of self-defense in authentic street situations.

How will Gracie Jiu-Jitsu help me?

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu was founded on the principle that size and strength do not mean anything unless you know how to use them. We will teach you the necessary skills to take control of any situation and defend yourself against an attacker while also improving your physical fitness.

Who are we?

Midland Gracie Jiu-Jitsu was opened with the goal of providing self-defense instruction for those in the Midland area and surrounding communities. We are fortunate to have had great success and regularly bring in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu blackbelts (including Gracie family members) to do seminars that are open to the community.

Uniform and Curriculum

  • School offers GI (uniform) that can be ordered. The GI must be White, Blue or Black.
  • Stripes for ranking will be given by instructor. Belts are awarded by Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black belt Chet Schemahorn
  • Our style is a leveraged based self-defense art as developed by Helio Gracie.
  • All moves needed for rank/promotions will be covered in a cycle of classes.


  • No vulgar or inappropriate language will be tolerated.
  • Shoes/sandals may never be worn on the mat.
  • Respect your school, the instructors, and fellow classmates. Be mindful that if your partners are hurt then you will not get better. It is a pack learning atmosphere.
  • Students are not required to spar or participate in tournaments.
  • A clean uniform is required for classes.
  • This is not a BJJ club, MMA school or gym. It is a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy and will be conducted accordingly.


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  • Phone: (989) 475-6637