Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Upper West Side


Our School

Our Programs

Kids Program
Youth Jiu-Jitsu

Take your kids to a journey of improving their self-confidence, discipline, sense of belonging, respect, hierarchy and combat skills.

Fundamentals Program
Fundamentals Jiu-Jitsu

Learn deeply the concepts behind Jiu-Jitsu, the most complete martial art there is, under the tutelage of Renzo Gracie and his team.

Women self-defense Program
Women Self-Defense

Learn how to defend yourself, and realize that you are way stronger and more powerful than you ever thought.

Advanced Program
Advanced Jiu-Jitsu

If you are already versed in Jiu-Jitsu, this program will take you to the next level. You will learn and spar with experienced students and teachers.


Still active at 52-year old, Renzo Gracie is a living legend, a martial arts pioneer with outstanding achievements both as a fighter and a teacher. He is a UFC and Pride veteran, an ADCC three-times world champion, ONE winner, among other titles. As a teacher, Gracie started teaching in New York in 1996 and built an army of thousands of students of all sorts of styles.

Our schedule

Hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6 to 6:45 am Jiu-Jitsu ** Jiu-Jitsu
6:45 to 7:00 am Specific *** Specific
7:00 to 7:30 am Randori **** Randori
6:30 to 7:15 am Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu
7:15 to 7:30 am Specific Specific Specific
7:30 to 8:00 am Randori Randori Randori
11am to 12 pm Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu
12 to 12:15 pm Specific Specific
12:15 to 1 pm Randori Randori
12 to 12:45 pm Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu
12:45 to 1 pm Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific
1 to 1:30 pm Randori Randori Randori Randori Randori
6 to 7 pm Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu
7:00 to 7:15 pm Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific
7:15 to 7:45 pm Randori Randori Randori Randori Randori
7 to 7:45 pm Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu No Gi Jiu-Jitsu
7:45 to 8 pm Specific Specific Specific No Gi Specific Specific
8 to 8:30 pm Randori Randori Randori No Gi Randori Randori
8 to 8:45 pm Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu
8:45 to 9 pm Specific Specific Specific Specific
11 to 11:50 am Women Self-Defense Women Self-Defense
12 to 12:50 pm Women Self-Defense
10 to 10:50 am Youth Youth
4 to 4:50 pm Youth ***** Youth Youth Youth Youth
5 to 5:50 pm Youth > 9 ***** Youth > 9

* Effective September 3rd.
** Students of any level are eligible to attend Jiu-Jitsu and No Gi classes
*** Students must be two stripes and up to attend Specific or No Gi Specific classes
**** Students must be three stripes and up to attend Randori or No Gi Randori classes
***** Youth classes are organized by the following age groups: 3-6; 7-9; 10-15
****** Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 pm Youth classes are for kids ages 9 and up.
******* All types of adult classes are optional, which means that eligible students may do only Jiu-Jitsu, only Specific, only Randori, or combine the classes as they wish.


Khaled Bejdough

Renzo Gracie Upper West has great Instructors. The facility is clean, everyone there is welcoming. It’s great for all ages.

Amal Easton

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can change your life and Renzo Gracie and his team are the most inspiring group of individuals I have ever met.

LAB Martial Arts

Giant Space. Clean. And well.. the best instruction in the world.

Raphael Auad

This is a great extension of the best Jiu Jitsu academy in the planet. Highly recommended.

Please get in touch

212 787 3700
[email protected]

Renzo Gracie Academy Upper West Side
246 Columbus Ave, subcellar
New York, NY 10023