Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy is the premier mixed martial arts academy in the San Francisco Bay area. If you are interested in MMA or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Submission Wrestling or Weight loss and Fitness all in a great learning environment, we are your gym!
Head Instructor Kurt Osiander has been studying directly under Ralph Gracie for over 14 years. He received his black belt in 2002 and is one of the best at teaching basics, which in the end is what wins championships. He follows Ralph’s theory of the importance in basics because if you don’t have basics you cannot move on to understanding more advanced techniques and positions. Kurt has captured many tournament titles including the Pan American Tournament, considered one of the largest in the US. To this day Kurt still actively competes and looks to further improve his understanding of the fight arts. Kurt has recently dived into the world of mixed martial arts, transforming himself into an unstoppable MMA Fighter and holds an undefeated record.