Royce Gracie: I won’t Teach my Students Anything that Doesn’t Work on the Street

Sport Jiu Jitsu is the mainstream right now and Self defense Jiu jitsu is being taught only by some Gracies and few others dedicated instructors. We can say that Self Defense jiu jitsu is dieing. According to Royce Gracie that’s wrong and self defense Jiu Jitsu is something that should be taught in BJJ Schools. Why he thinks so, check in the interview that he gave to Luke Thomas before the Shamrock-Gracie 3 fight.  “For example a BJJ school, the person doesn’t walk in thinking ‘Well I wanna learn BJJ so I can compete in ADCC. Or I’m gonna find out and learn BJJ Bazilian Jiu Jitsu so I can compete in Metamoris or Pan Ams,’” explained Gracie. “There is no such a thing. The person comes in because they heard that it’s some kind of self defense style, that they saw me fighting and … Continue reading Royce Gracie: I won’t Teach my Students Anything that Doesn’t Work on the Street