Helio Gracie: Rules For Jiu-Jitsu And Life

If it wasn’t for one man’s determination and dedication to learn the ancient art of Judo from Mitsuo Maeda, we wouldn’t be here today. Most of us would probably still be training some martial arts, but the world would be a much poorer place without Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Thanks to the efforts of a skinny kid from Brazill, today we are a part of something truly magical. We all owe gratitude to everyone in the Gracie family for paving the way. But even among the Gracies, one individual stands out as the forefather of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Helio Gracie.  Helio Gracie took upon himself the task of evolving Jiu-Jitsu back in its inception. While both he and his brother Carlos trained, Helio was the one with a more hands-on approach. He focused a lot on developing BJJ as an art, using the Judo fundamentals his brother and Maeda … Continue reading Helio Gracie: Rules For Jiu-Jitsu And Life