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Renzo Gracie Academy NYC

Renzo Gracie

Daniel Gracie

Igor Gracie

Gregor Gracie

John Danaher

 224 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212.279.6724

“The premier training academy in the United States for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.”


Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu of Northern Valley

Carl Massaro

408A Paulding ave
Northvale, NJ 07647
(201) 344-2052

“[Instructor] Carl is currently a 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu directly under Renzo Gracie… Carl is currently a training partner for UFC Welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, and has travelled extensively to Montreal as a part of St-Pierre’s fight camps. He has also been a training partner for current UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, as well as several professional MMA fighters from many organizations, including the UFC, Stikeforce, and Bellator. For many years, Carl was also personal training partner for his intructor, Renzo Gracie, during Renzo’s fight career in Pride and other Japanese and US organizations. Carl has trained with and studied under some of the best in the world, including John Danaher, Ricardo Almeida, Rodrigo Gracie, Matt & Nick Serra, and Shawn Williams. He has coached and cornered many MMA fighters and is a licensed MMA corner man in several states. Carl has taught at the prestigious Renzo Gracie Academy in NYC, which is one of the largest martial arts school in the world. He is the only 2nd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt in the northern Bergen county, NJ; and Rockland county, NY area that has trained directly under, and received his black belt from Renzo Gracie.”


Marcelo Garcia Academy

Head Instructor Marcelo Garcia

250 W 26th St. – 3rd floor
New York, NY 10001

“NYC’s premier Martial Arts School and home of world champion Marcelo Garcia…Marcelo Garcia, is an internationally renowned teacher and competitor of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling. Marcelo is also a foremost expert in teaching BJJ. With his innovative and battle-tested repertoire, careful attention to detail, love for Jiu Jitsu, humor, and friendly personality, he is one of the most sought after instructors in the world.”


Edson Carvalho Brazilian Jujitsu and Judo at Ultimate Gym Muay Thai

Edson Carvalho

1 East 28th St. 2nd Floor
New York 10001



Fabio Clemente Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Fabio Clemente, Roni Cardoso

“After a sensational and overall brilliant performance at the 2008 and 2009 World Championship by our awesome competitors, Alliance Jiu-Jitsu team is now recognized as the gold standard in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu training… Our academy is sought out by those in the know for specific and hands on training. With great and highly encouraged interaction between our students and their accomplished instructors our school is second to none in the Tri-State area.”

77 8th Ave
New York 10014



Clockwork BJJ

Instructor Josh Griffiths

650 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York City, NY 10012



Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

28-30 West 36th Street, 10F, buzzer #14
New York


Abada Capoeira

Mestre Camisa and Mestranda Edna Lima

151 W. 26th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
New York 10001



Arte Capoeira Center

Instrutor Mucuiù

“In September 2003, Instrutor Mucuiù opened ‘Arte Capoeira Center’, NYC’s first studio specialized in capoeira regional and Brazilian performing arts. He says ‘I love teaching capoeira, it is a sport and a cultural activity. It is a unique combination that enriches people’s lives and creates a sense of community, that is often lacking in such a big city as NYC’.”

1 E 28th St, 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10016



Brazilian Sports in Action

Marcio Santos

62 East 4th Street (between Bowery and 2nd Ave)
New York 10003



Capoeira Angola Center

Mestre Joao Grande

“Mestre João Grande, a Grand Master of Capoeira Angola with more than 50 years of experience, is a highly respected figure in the world of capoeira and has received numerous awards… Mestre João Grande teaches in the African style, as a way of life, as his teacher Mestre Pastinha did before him… Entering Mestre João Grande’s Academy, you can feel the energy of Capoeira Angola.”

2916 Frederick Douglass Blvd,
New York, NY 10039



New York Capoeira Luanda

Tiberio C. Vieira

“New York Capoeira Luanda is an organization that practices, teaches, and preserves the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. Capoeira Luanda practices a style of Capoeira known as Capoeira Regional Contemporanea. This style is derived from movements and sequences developed by Mestre Bimba, as well as influences and evolutions of Capoeira from the founding Mestres of Capoeira Luanda.”

The Ailey Extension
405 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019

(347) 635.5061


Capoeira Nago Academy

Mestre Andre Gusmao

“Our doors are open to everyone wanting to take their health and fitness training started or to the next level. With our world class staff, we will aid you with the knowledge and support you need to get your new life started.  At Nago Academy, we will team up with you to exceed the expectations of your mind and body, one step at the time.”

12 E 32 St
2nd Fl
Manhattan, NY10016

(646) 559-0466


New York Capoeira Center

Mestre Ombrinho (Master Michael Goldstein)

“The New York Capoeira Center (NYCC) is an internationally-known academy where children and adults learn to playmindful capoeira seven days a week, year-round. NYCC is the headquarters and Lower East Side home of Capoeira Angola Quintal (CAQ), the Portuguese name for our group. CAQ has a nationwide presence, with academies inBoston, San Francisco, Upstate New York, and North Carolina.”

107 Suffolk St
Suite 307
Manhattan, NY10002

b/t Delancey St & Rivington St in Lower East Side

(212) 677-2209


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