Sandhills Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in Southern Pines, North Carolina, is a Team-ROC affiliate under the instruction of Roy Marsh and Assistant Instructor, Larry Hughes. Roy is a 3-stripe Purple Belt, having received his Blue Belt from Royce Gracie and his Purple Belt from Rodrigo Gracie and Larry is a Purple Belt under Greg Thompson, and an Undefeated Mixed Martial Artist.
Sandhills Jiu-Jitsu is the Premiere BJJ and Mixed Martial Arts School in the Sandhills with the highest ranked and most accomplished instructors and students. Team-Roc is the most active and successful BJJ and MMA organization in the Carolinas, boasting fighters in the UFC, IFL, EliteXC, HDnets, Bodog, King of the Cage and more as well as champions in the Mundials, NAGA, PanAms, Grapplemania, Budweiser World Cup and other Submission Fighting tournaments.
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is the style that forever redefined the martial arts world and showed what worked and didn’t work in real fighting situations. It is a great martial art to learn if you are a beginner or already have a martial arts background and want a new challenge. At Sandhills Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, we are focused on improving our skills and health in a “no ego” friendly environment.
Sandhills Gracie Jiu-Jitsu meets at Martial Arts Academy of Southern Pines, Inc. in Southern Pines.