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


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