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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.

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    Besides teaching you self-defence skills, Jiu Jitsu has plenty of hidden benefits, including the improvement of your physical and mental health. The Australian Academy of Gracie Jiu Jitsu offers classes in Perth that teach you Gracie Self Defense, and stand up and ground techniques. We offer Gracie Jiu Jitsu & self-defense classes for the whole family. Try it first for free, register for a free trial week.



    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.

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    If you’re based in Perth, our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) programs allow you to build a solid foundation, these programs will improve your confidence, help you meet people and offer multiple benefits, both physical and mental.


    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, the Stand Up techniques and the 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.

    Ladies Self Defense

    Empowering all the Ladies

    This 45-minute class format is specially designed for ladies only.
    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 you find yourself. Empower your body, mind and soul with Gracie Jiu Jitsu.


    Girls in Control

    Girls Only Group

    This class is designed to empower young ladies, teaching them how to deal with aggressors that are often bigger than them. These classes will help improve your confidence, self-esteem and ultimately, your happiness.

    Seniors Self Defense

    For Citizens over 50 years old

    Gracie Jiu JItsu can be practiced to increase your mobility, strength and flexibility all while learning the most efficient method of self-defence in the world. The classes are technique oriented and individual limits are respected, the emphasis is always on better ways to move your body. Stay Flexible and mobile. Great camaraderie and friendship bonds are built on the Gracie Jiu Jitsu mats every day, Be a Part of it.


    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!

    Why choose us?

    If you’re interested in any of the programs, register for a free trial week. You’ll practice in a safe environment; no full contact sparring is allowed. Instead, you will perform "flowing drills" and "reflex drills", to learn what to expect and how to safely defend yourself in certain situations. Contact us today to find out more information about our classes.

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  • Location

    Cottesloe Central Shopping Centre

    Shop 38/ 460 Stirling Hwy

    Peppermint Grove WA 6011