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Private Lesson Gracie Jiu Jitsu in Tampa

Age Range: 13+ |  Experience Requirement: None

Elevate your Jiu-Jitsu journey with personalized Gracie Private Classes. Taught by experienced instructors, these sessions delve deeply into the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), focusing on ground fighting, submissions, and self-defense techniques. With individualized attention, you'll refine your skills, master proper technique, and develop confidence in your abilities.


Whether you're a beginner seeking a solid foundation or an experienced practitioner aiming to enhance your proficiency, Gracie Private Classes cater to your specific goals and needs. Experience the transformative power of one-on-one instruction and unlock your full potential in Jiu-Jitsu.

Do you face any of these challenges?

  • You want to be able to defend yourself or your family.
  • You struggle to be confident in your abilities & strengths and want a healthy way to decrease stress and anxiety.
  • You want to make faster progress with personalized instruction.

How This Program Will Help You

Build Physical Strength

At the end of class, you will have a chance to test your skills against a variety of training partners in a variety of controlled training exercises, such as Rapid Mastery Drills, Focus Sparring Exercises, and Fight Simulation Drills.

Sharpen Your Skills

At the end of class, you will have a chance to test your skills against a variety of training partners in a variety of controlled training exercises, such as Rapid Mastery Drills, Focus Sparring Exercises, and Fight Simulation Drills. Safety is the primary concern during these sparring exercises, and any students who do not train safely and productively will not be allowed to participate. Sparring is 100% voluntary for Master Cycle students.

Improve Focus and Discipline

Test your skills against a variety of training partners in a variety of controlled training exercises, such as Rapid Mastery Drills, Focus Sparring Exercises, and Fight Simulation Drills.

Why Tampa Communities Love Gracie Martial Arts Tampa.

Jason Jeske recommends Gracie Martial Arts Tampa

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Gracie Martial Arts Tampa, led by Emiliano, is an exceptional place to learn the original and modern forms of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Having had the opportunity to compare it with other noteworthy schools, I found that this one particularly appeals to me. The program is well-structured and easy to follow, and the membership includes access to the outstanding online resources of Gracie University, especially the Combatives 2.0. It boasts a great atmosphere, and the people there create an ideal environment for learning one of the most effective self-defense martial arts available to everyone

Chad Hengst recommends Gracie Martial Arts Tampa

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I started at Gracie Jiu-jitsu a couple of months ago and love it. Carlos and all the coaches are great, friendly, extremely knowledgeable, and recommended 110%.

Alyssa Sanchez recommends Gracie Martial Arts Tampa

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The experience here is first class! The teachers, Emiliano, James & Kyle took us through a lovely class on standing guillotine choke and punch block series 1-4. We train at a Gracie Certified Training Center in Orlando, and this was a day visit to Tampa. We are so glad we joined their welcoming community! I Definitely will be back to visit again next time we’re in Tampa!

Jana Pauls  recommends Gracie Martial Arts Tampa

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I highly recommend Gracie! I've done different martial arts and was always reluctant to do Jiu-Jitsu because there are very few girls doing it, and let's be real, who wants to roll around on the floor with random guys? I am so glad I checked out the Women Empowered program! And because the instructors are very professional and attentive. I even enrolled in Combatives and I'm LOVING IT! Come check it out!

Daniel Cannon . recommends Gracie Martial Arts Tampa

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I highly recommend GMAT to anyone interested in learning self-defense but intimidated by what they see on TV (UFC, MMA, etc.). The instructors are highly professional, know their stuff, and can explain each move with a level of detail that is highly beneficial for any beginner of the art or practitioners trying to improve their skills. All instructors make you feel welcome and encourage an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual learning that is hard to find in many schools. GMAT is certified by the Gracie family and follows their curriculum, which is easy to follow and allows you to build on each lesson, teaching moves that can be used in a street fight and not moves that can only be used in competitions. You get access to videos of each lesson so you can practice on your own and go over each move before and after class.
I am a Law Enforcement Officer; I trained in a different school for 6 months and was discouraged by the lack of curriculum I could follow, the fact that you start rolling with any belt after three classes, never having enough time with the basic moves to do anything other than get beat on every roll for six months and get injured often, and the total emphasis on competition versus real-life applications left me wondering why I was spending so much time and money doing this. This is how many schools operate, and there's nothing wrong with that; it is not what I was looking for or needed. I drive 45 min each way to GMAT, I have already used many of the things I learned here in real life in law enforcement with real people, and I can tell you that this program works! Give it a shot. You won't regret it.

Program & Pricing FAQs

What makes Gracie Martial Arts Tampa stand out among other Bjj Schools in Tampa?

Gracie Martial Arts Tampa distinguishes itself through a unique blend of expert instruction, a welcoming community atmosphere, and a commitment to authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu techniques. Our instructors are experienced and passionate, ensuring a safe and enriching learning environment.

Can your martial arts school help boost confidence and develop coordination?

Absolutely. Our programs are designed to enhance self-confidence, coordination, and overall physical fitness. Through regular practice, students develop not only martial arts skills but also important life skills like discipline, resilience, and focus.

Is there a trial period available for new students?

New students are welcome to a trial period where they can experience our classes first-hand. This allows them to gauge the fit of our programs with their personal goals and preferences.

Can your martial arts classes cause injury?

Like any physical activity, there's a risk of injury in martial arts. However, our trained instructors emphasize safety and proper technique to minimize this risk.

Is your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school violent?

Martial arts at our school is not about violence; it's about self-discipline, self-defense, and personal growth. We teach students to use martial arts responsibly.

What do I need to know before I start Classes at your Gracie Jiu-Jitsu School?

It's important to come with an open mind and willingness to learn. Familiarize yourself with the class schedule and arrive early to prepare.

What sets your Self-defense School Apart?

Our self-defense training focuses on real-world scenarios, emphasizing practical techniques and situational awareness. We prioritize teaching skills that are effective regardless of size or strength, making our training suitable for everyone.

Which programs does Gracie Martial Arts Tampa offer?

We offer a variety of programs for self defense: Combatives®, Women Empowered®, Bullyproof®, Master Cycle ® and Private Lessons. Each program is designed to cater to different interests and skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

Are there different intensity levels for adults in your martial arts school?

Yes, we offer classes with varying intensity levels to accommodate different fitness levels and martial arts experience. From beginner to advanced classes, we ensure a challenging yet safe environment for all participants.

My child isn't athletic. Can he/she still participate in martial arts?

Certainly. Martial arts is about personal growth and development. We welcome students of all athletic abilities and focus on helping each individual achieve their best.

Is your martial arts school fun?

Yes, we prioritize making our classes engaging and enjoyable. While maintaining a focus on learning and discipline, we ensure that our classes are fun and inclusive for students of all ages.

Do you have to be in good shape to be a part of your martial arts school?

No, you don't need to be in peak physical condition to start martial arts. Our programs are designed to improve your fitness level, regardless of where you begin.

What do I wear to class?

For your first class, comfortable athletic clothing is recommended. Specific uniforms and gear can be discussed with the instructor based on the martial arts discipline you choose.

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