Rilion Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy in Houston, Texas are part of the premier academies for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It is the home of authentic Gracie 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.
Rilion 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. 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. If you are a student of Jiu Jitsu, a seasoned competitor, or a beginner who wants to learn self defense, the Rilion Gracie Academy is for you. Everybody is welcome to be a part of our team–children and adults alike!