Rilion Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy – Houston, TX is a premier academy for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is the home of authentic Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Founded by Rilion’s father, Carlos Gracie Sr., in the 1920’s, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu has been proven to be the most effective form of self defense ever developed.
Led by professor Romulo Reis who is a 4th Degree Black Belt who started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Master Rilion Gracie in 1992, and Luiz “Dentinho” Eduardo a 2nd Degree Black Belt. (see coaches bios)
Master Rilion Gracie is widely recognized as one of the best Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the world. He is the only member of the famous Gracie family teaching in Florida and Texas.
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Rilion has instructed members of the U.S. Armed Forces, law enforcement officers, air marshals, security professionals, as well as private citizens. Students come from all around the world to train and improve their skills at our academy.
Jiu-Jitsu, however, is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, body type or physical ability. By using leverage, balance and technique, a weaker individual can defend themselves against stronger, more physically capable opponents.