Gracie Lake Norman Logo

Free Trial: Train With Certified Instructor Who Studied Under Legendary Jiu-Jitsu Master Royce Gracie

Are you looking to increase your jiu-jitsu skills? Start learning jiu-jitsu for the first time? Or take your skills to the next level?

In the Mooresville, NC area, jiu-jitsu mastery is accessible at Gracie Lake Norman Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Ultimate Experience, Knowledge & Achievement

In 1993, the first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) took place in Denver, Colorado. This event took fighters from different martial arts disciplines and pitted them against each other in a single-elimination tournament. Within the first years of the new sport, one man emerged as the ultimate fighting champion. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master and member of the legendary Gracie Jiu-Jitsu family, Royce Gracie dominated three of the first four UFC tournaments.

looking for something that could completely change your life?

Are you looking to increase your jiu-jitsu skills? Start learning jiu-jitsu for the first time? Or take your skills to the next level?

In the Mooresville, NC area, that same jiu-jitsu mastery is accessible at Gracie Lake Norman Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Our head instructor, Ranard Brown, received his black belt under 7th-degree Coral Belt and Jiu-Jitsu Master Luiz Palhares. He also studied Gracie jiu-jitsu for 14 years under UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie. In 2017, Ranard earned the Gold Medal in the Black Belt division at the 2017 International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Switzerland Open. Ranard has also coached UFC and MMA professionals in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and other martial arts. 


In addition to Instructor Brown, our other instructors have the training and experience to help jiu-jitsu beginners and experts hone their skills:

  • check
    Black Belts in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Submission Grappling, Karate, Wrestling & Muay Thai
  • check
    14 years of training under the legendary UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer, and son of the creator of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Royce Gracie
  • check
    Training under world-class Jiu-Jitsu instructor Luiz Palhares
  • check
    5x North American Grappling Association Champion
  • check
    Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling
  • check
    3rd Degree Judo Black Belt with competition experience on Olympic Team
  • check
    Gold Medal - Master Black Belt division in 2017 IBJJF Switzerland Open
  • check
    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 can learn the jiu-jitsu skills of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie for free. ​


This class will show you what it takes to train with the best and master jiu-jitsu. Choose the best day and time for your free class by clicking the link below:

© Copyright Gracie Lake Norman 2018. All Right Reserved.