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Hone Your Skills, Master The Fundamentals, and Win More Competitions

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    Are you a skilled jiu-jitsu student?
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    Looking to win more competitions?
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    Take home more trophies?
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    And take your skills to the next level?

One of the best ways to know where your skills are and what you need to work on is to compete against others.

​Competing in Jiu Jitsu Is the Ultimate High

At Gracie Lake Norman Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we have a special, invitation-only competition class. This class trains together on Friday evenings and travels locally and regionally to compete against the best jiu-jitsu students this area has to offer.


Focus on high amount of training:

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    Get in shape
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    Defeat a bigger attacker
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    Master a new skill
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    Boost your self-confidence
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    Build your self-discipline
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    Avoid getting in fights
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    Be prepared to defend yourself
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    Build muscle
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    Burn fat
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    Practice world-class takedowns
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    Disarm a gun-wielding assailant
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    Regain freedom to go out

direction given by trainers and coaches

Our Head Instructor, Ranard Brown, has over 20 years of jiu-jitsu experience in the Gracie lineage. He earned his black belt under jiu-jitsu master and 7th-degree coral belt, Luiz Palhares. In addition, Ranard trained for 14 years under jiu-jitsu legend and UFC Hall of Famer, Royce Gracie. In 2017, he won 1st place at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Switzerland Open. Ranard coached and trained to UFC fighters.


Our other instructors have made great accomplishments of their own that will ensure you get the best training. They will prepare you for success in competition:

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    Black Belts in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Submission Grappling, Karate, Wrestling & Muay Thai
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    14 years of training under the legendary UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer, and son of the creator of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Royce Gracie
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    Training under world-class Jiu-Jitsu instructor Luiz Palhares
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    5x North American Grappling Association Champion
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    Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling
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    3rd Degree Judo Black Belt with competition experience on Olympic Team
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    Gold Medal - Master Black Belt division in 2017 IBJJF Switzerland Open
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    World-class instructor who has trained more than 50 Jiu-Jitsu champions

At Gracie Lake Norman, we are offering a free trial class.

Right now, you have the opportunity to join this invite-only competition for free. Gracie Lake Norman is offering a free trial class so you can come get hands-on instruction...meet our instructors...and get a taste of the training that formed students into champions.

To sign up for your free trial class, click the link below:

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