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Gregor Gracie Academy New York

Owners: GREGOR GRACIE & RODRIGO CRESPO

Martial Art: BJJ & Muay Thai

How did you choose your school name?

The name was derrived from the Head Coach, Gregor Gracie.

How long have you been teaching?

16 years.

What is your student creed or mission statement?

We teach martial arts, BJJ and Muay Thai, because we're interested in making life better for everyone. We believe that martial arts is a great way to do that. Gregor Gracie Jiu-Jitsu exists to help people make their lives better – kids, adults, athletes, former athletes, new to fitness, moms, dads, grandparents, everybody.

Who or what inspires you?

My family History inspires me to keep their legacy in BJJ.

What is something special or unique about your school and/or students?

The welcoming environment, friendly atmosphere among all students, athletes and teachers, in addition to the structure of the academy designed to meet the best quality standards.

What made you choose FUJI Mats for your facility?

We couldn't have chosen a better company to work with - we only work with the best when it comes to our students.


What is the most rewarding part about working in the martial arts field?

Quality of life and environment.

If you could give one piece of advice to other martial art school owners what would it be?

BUILD A GREAT ATMOSPHERE INSIDE YOUR ACADEMY, TEACH MUTUAL RESPECT ALWAYS.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL:

We teach martial arts, BJJ and Muay Thai – kids, adults, athletes, former athletes, new to fitness, moms, dads, grandparents, everybody. Our facilities offers 2" FUJI Mats, Showers, Lockers, Changing room, Lounge Area, Work Station in almost 5,000 sq ft located in Brooklyn Heights, by the river.

 

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