• Self Defense For The Whole Family

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  • Gracie Jiu Jitsu in Perth

    Since 1925 Gracie Jiu Jitsu has been providing self-defense skills for the whole family, empowering people of all ages and all physical levels.

    Welcome to our Academy

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    The Australian Academy of Gracie Jiu Jitsu is a family orientated School of Self Defense.

    You will learn the complete form of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. With Stand Up Techniques and Ground Techniques.

    You will get fit while developing skills that can save you one day.

    Over Here, You will find yourself in a super friendly environment where everyone is happy to help you in any way possible.

    Check us out as soon as you can.

    Try it for free, register for a free trial week.


  • Know Your Teacher

    Professor Paulo Tavares receives the trademark choke from Grandmaster Helio Gracie

    Professor Paulo Tavares

    Head Teacher

    Prof. Paulo Tavares is the Black Belt in Charge of the School.

    A former assistant instructor to Royler Gracie at the Original Gracie Academy in Brazil (Gracie Humaitá), Prof Paulo have trained from white to Black Belt directly under Masters Royler and Rolker Gracie, and the supervision of the Grand Master Helio Gracie.

    Paulo has then Progressed and is now Pursuing deeper knowledge of the art of Gracie Jiu Jitsu under the guidance of Master Rickson Gracie

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    The Gracie Jiu Jitsu programs allow you to build a solid foundation of the art.

    While improving your confidence, you will meet people and get multiple Physical and Mental benefits.


    The Foundation of Gracie Jiu Jitsu

    Gracie Jiu Jitsu is a rational art that has beginning, middle and end.

    On the Fundamentals program you will learn the first steps of the Gracie Self Defence, Stand Up techniques and Ground Techniques.

    It is the perfect place for you to begin your journey and to build a solid foundation.

    No Full Contact Sparring is allowed at this stage, instead, you will perform "Flowing Drills" and "Reflex Drills" to learn what to expect and how to safely defend yourself on the most common situations.

    You will learn at your own pace in a friendly and helpful atmosphere.

    Samurai Kids

    Confidence, Your Kids deserve it!

    Looking for self-defence classes for the little ones?

    Our Samurai Kids classes take place in a fun controlled environment. Kids from five-years-old and up can learn to defend themselves in a safe place while developing their confidence at the same time.

    With Gracie Jiu Jitsu, your children will learn positive attributes like discipline, determination and resilience.

    Women's Self Defense

    Empowering all the Ladies

    This 45-minute class format is specially designed for the Modern Women.
    Develop confidence and awareness in a fun environment. Learn how to defend yourself against the most common forms of aggressions. Make friends, stay fit and flexible. Using leverage based
    techniques you will be able to control any undesirable situations.

    Empower your body, mind and soul with Gracie Jiu Jitsu. 


    Getting ready for real life

    Teenagers trained in Gracie Jiu Jitsu know how to defend themselves against bullies, and how to interact with everyone in a respectful manner. Gracie Jiu Jitsu allows them to be happy, focussed and successful in life!


    Hosting the Greats of Our Art

    As representatives of the Gracie Family's Art and Tradition it is our Honor and Duty to bring to Western Australia the Great Masters that Paved the Way for all of Us.

    We are only here because we Stand on the Shoulders of Giants.

    The Seminars will always be advertised as scheduled and have an open door policy (everyone is welcome).

    Group deals in place for friends and teachers.

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    Giving Back

    Free Self Defense Courses

    As a way to thank the great support we have been receiving along the years, it is our pleasure to offer courses and workshops free of any costs for our community.

    Feel free to enquire and discuss the possibly to have a community workshop in your area.

  • Timetable

    Take a look when your favourite program is offered!


    Experience the Classes & Atmosphere at No Costs at all!

    (Valid for Perth Residents Only)

  • Location

    Cottesloe Central Shopping Centre

    Shop 38/ 460 Stirling Hwy

    Peppermint Grove WA 6011