Martial Arts, Self Defense, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay-Thai for Men, Women and Kids

Gracie Raleigh offers you the opportunity to learn the same fighting techniques used by UFC fighters and Special Operations soldiers! Our programs are designed for all skill levels, whether you’re a woman looking to learn self-defense or a mixed martial artist with aspirations of competing at the highest level. There is no better way to get fit while learning a valuable skill set. We have a variety of programs that are perfect for any aspiring and/or dedicated athlete. Our kids programs will give your children confidence and teach them skills well beyond the mat. And nobody around Raleigh knows MMA, Jui-Jitsu, Muay-Thai, and self defense like our expert instructors. Daytime and Evening classes are available to fit your schedule. Call (919) 451-0749 or click get started below.

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Martial Arts Programs

We've got you covered regardless of skill level!

Kids Martial Arts

Juniors Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (ages 6-12) The Gracie Raleigh Juniors Gracie Jiu-Jitsu program was created to provide children ages 6-12 with an environment that allows them to experience and understand core values like focus, discipline, persistence, cooperation and respect....

Programs for Kids!
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The Gracie Raleigh Muay Thai program teaches the most effective ways to utilize punches, kicks, knees and elbows. Be prepared to get a great workout! Muay Thai and kickboxing training at Gracie will also give you a tremendous amount of self-confidence and mental toughness. Our athletes gain knowledge, and that not only builds a strong body but a strong mind as well, ensuring that you'll be able to handle dicey situations in a calm and controlled manner....

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is for anyone who wants to learn how to defend him or herself in combat. What most people don’t know, is that Gracie Jiu-Jitsu will also allow you to apply those same principles to fighting the daily battles of life, like weight loss, stress, relationship issues, and self-confidence. GRACIE FUNDAMENTALS You must learn to walk before you learn to run.  Before engaging in the advanced techniques of Gracie Jiu Jitsu it is imperative to build a strong foundation that will facilitate your transition into the dynamic art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  The techniques learned in the class will stick with you...

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Open Mat and Sparring

Sparring class will be dedicated to live training. Upon completion of the Gracie Fundamentals course and/or 3 months of Muay Thai will be eligible to take this class. Sparring class will give those who want to train "live" the chance to test their ability to apply the techniques learned in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai while getting an awesome workout. Open Mat allows students enrolled in the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu program and/or the Muay Thai program the opportunity to spar, drill and review techniques learned during the week....

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  • Nicholas’s Story

    Nicholas first started his training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at age 6 at Gracie Barra in Albuquerque, NM and he took to it quite naturally and showed a lot of promise. When an unexpected, but very welcome, opportunity presented itself to relocate us home to NC we were forced to find a new gym where Nicholas could continue his new Continue Reading...

    Pat, Nicholas's Parent
  • Mary’s Story

    Since joining in February I have lost 10 lbs!! It has been a great confidence booster. I started with no previous experience and stepped completely out of my comfort zone to start both. While I have a lot to learn and I am still very much a beginner, everyone has been so welcoming and helpful and wiling to be patient Continue Reading...

    Mary Student
  • Tommy’s Story

    I really appreciate everything the gym has been so far. Even if I haven't completely turned my life around yet, I believe I can say my interest in martial arts has been the main difference between me and the many kids who get stuck in small towns with no opportunity. After the loss of close family, dropping out of school, Continue Reading...

    Thomas Student

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410 West Davie Street

Raleigh, NC 27601


(919) 451-0749