The Clark Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy

(619) 220 - 4810
All are welcome to join no matter your age, athletic ability, or previous martial arts experience. You will find a clean, friendly and respectful environment. You’ll learn the exciting art and sport of Jiu-Jitsu while acquiring invaluable self-defense techniques in the process. Sign up for a Free Semi-Private with a Gracie:
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Welcome To Gracie La Jolla Academy

For nearly a century, the Gracie family has honed the art of Jiu-Jitsu to become the most effective real-world fighting system. Time and again, the superiority of the Gracie style has been proven in street situations and professional fighting events throughout the world. Gracie techniques are based on leverage, torque, balance and momentum. When performed correctly, these techniques can allow you to overcome much bigger and stronger opponents. They make up a self-defense system that has been proven to work for everyone, even against a real-life attacker.

At Old Town San Diego

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(619) 220-4810

Monday: 12 - 1:30pm, 4:30 - 8pm
Tuesday: 12 - 1:30pm, 4 - 8pm
Wednesday: 12 - 1:30pm, 4:30 - 8pm
Thursday: 12 - 1:30pm, 4 - 8pm
Friday: 12 - 1:30pm, 4:30 - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: Open Mat (hours pending)

At La Jolla Sports Club

(619) 252-5678


7 - 8:30pm


2 - 4pm, 7 -8:30pm


7 - 8:30pm


2 -4pm, 7 - 8:30pm


Team Competition Training


Team Competition Training




Are you interested in learning the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Are you are looking for a form of self-defense that is effective regardless of your size or strength? Perhaps you want an amazingly fun and structured way to spend your evenings?

Whatever your reasons, there is no better place to learn Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, than here at the Clark Gracie Academy in San Diego, California. We have locations in Old Town as well as La Jolla

Clark Gracie is a black belt under his father Carley Gracie and is the grandson of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu founder Carlos Gracie. These legends in the martial arts world have provided Clark with a solid foundation of skills and technique. Clark has used those skills to develop a style all his own. He has an exciting and offensive guard game that has been recognized as one of the best and has been rewarded many times over. Clark holds numerous prestigious titles in the Jiu-Jitsu world, the most recent of which was winning the gold medal at the 2013 Pan American Championship. He enjoys the spirit of competition and is the most highly active competitor in the Gracie family.

Training at the Clark Gracie Academy in La Jolla, California will teach you a scientific process of maneuvering. This will help you daily, in all aspects of your life. Physically, you will increase your flexibility, improve your cardiovascular conditioning, burn fat and tone muscle. The mental benefits of Jiu-Jitsu are numerous. Among them we will help you will strengthen your mind by using specific defense strategies. Most of our students report seeing an increase in willpower and patience. Frequent training will help you achieve higher levels of self-control, and internal tranquility. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an amazing art form for women especially. Learning to utilize body weight and escape techniques, will not only be fun but will also teach you to feel in control of your body and secure in your surroundings. We welcome all women, so bring your daughters, sisters, girlfriends and wives.

Clark is a hands on teacher, often rolling with students of all rank and skill level. He feels that this helps teach the small details and techniques, which are important to achieve the full advantage of various movements. He believes in sharing the philosophy and focuses on clearly explaining the principles behind the techniques. The drills are dynamic, as are the classes. Students at the Academy help each other learn, promoting a sense of camaraderie and family.

Our academy is located in just 3 blocks from the Washington st trolley station and 5 minutes to the San Diego Airport in Old Town San Diego (Northern part of Downtown). We are also located in beautiful downtown La Jolla, California. First week is on us, so do yourself a favor, come in and change your life.

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