Gracie Humaita St. Louis

We are a proud affiliate of Royler Gracie and David Adiv RGDA Gracie Jiu Jitsu under the instruction of Professor JW Wright, a black belt under Royler Gracie and David Adiv.

Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was made famous by Royce Gracie in the first Ultimate Fighting Championships and to this day is used by all mixed martial arts fighters. Jiu Jitsu is also used in self defense, grappling tournaments and by law enforcement and military personnel.

Techniques are designed so that a smaller person can defend themselves against a larger attacker using leverage and submission holds.

This allows people of all ages and athletic ability to train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Whether you want to compete in mixed martial arts or grappling tournaments, want to get in to shape or want to walk with confidence knowing you can defend yourself in any situation, Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is for you.

On the Mat

Royler Gracie SeminarRoyler Gracie Seminar

Plan to attend Royler Gracie Seminar.
When: Saturday, July 2, 2016
Where: Gracie Humaita St. Louis
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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David Adiv SeminarDavid Adiv Seminar

Plan to attend David Adiv Seminar.
When: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Where: Gracie Humaita St. Louis
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Megaton Dias and Gianni Grippo SeminarGracie Humaita St. Louis Presents:

Megaton Dias
When: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: $70

Gianni Grippo
When: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: $70
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2013 IBJJF Champs2013 IBJFF Champions

Congratulations to our Gracie Humaita brown belt Jena Bishop and purple belt Nick Schrock on winning gold at the 2013 IBJJF. Hard work, dedication, sacrifice and being part of team/family are the recipe for success. Proud of everyone who dares for greatness!


Gracie Humaita St. LouisNew School Location

Check out Gracie Humaita St. Louis at it's new location.
1070 Wolfrum Rd.
Weldon Spring, MO. 63304
Phone: (636) 614-9498


Royler Gracie SeminarNick "Moose" Schrock the 2012 World Pro Absolute Champion!

Congratulations to Nick "Moose" Schrock, 2012 World Pro Absolute Champion! Very proud of this young man! So happy I could be there with him! Who's the best bluebelt in the world! It is now proven! I can't wait to take a bunch of the team there for 2013!
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Chicago Winter Open 2012Chicago Winter Open 2012

It was another great event! IBJJF Chicago and Gracie Humaita did awesome! Jena Bishop gold purple belt, Tyler Bishop silver purple belt, Shawn Woods gold purple belt, Kirk Davis gold blue belt, Mark Commean silver absolute bronze in weight Purple. Mike Collins bronze white belt. AJ Siscoe bronze white belt, Brian Kirton bronze white... Rob Cooper and Josh Severit had wars and will be on the podium soon! And thanks to Red aka Jeff for being the guy to help keep everyone on track!


Chicago Winter Open 2012Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship 2012

Our whole Gracie Humaita family and coaching staff says congrats to Nick "Moose" Schrock on winning the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials and picking up his free trip to Abu Dhabi for the world championships! He is one of the nicest kids on the earth and couldn't have happened to a better person!


JW Wright Seminar

Don' miss on this awesome seminar with Professor JW Wright. Contact Shawn Woods to reserve a spot. The seminar is on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Gracie Humaita Columbia.
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JW Strikeforce PosterJW Wright Strikeforce Poster

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JW's Strikeforce Debut!
StrikeForce Debut
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JW Wright defeats Josh Epps at 1:29 of the First round in His Strikeforce Debut!


2010 Pan American Black Belt Master Super Feather Weight Champion Professor JW Wright - RGDA MO/Grappling Concepts

I just wanted to take a minute and tell everyone involved with the RGDA and Grappling Concepts thank you for your support on my quest to become Pan American champion. To say I was well prepared for this championship is an understatement. I took this tournament more serious than anything I have ever done. And to be the first Black belt Pan American champion in not just the state but in the Midwest I feel very blessed that all the hard work paid off. There is a group of people I must say thank you to. To Royler Gracie and David Adiv for blessing me with the worlds purest form of jiujitsu. To my Grappling Concepts family, blue belts Derek , Rob and Tim. For letting me do rep after rep after rep morning and night practicing my game plan that worked to perfection. To Mike Lindner, Steve Yount and Matt Harbison for keeping the kids and adult programs running smooth. To training partners Dustin "Clean" Denes and Kyle Watson for making me pay for what didn't work and praising me for what did. Little Brian a big thank you for making the trip to keep me and the team organized. And to Keith Robinson for starting me on the path of a healthy diet and putting my mind in the right place the night before the event. And of course my family for the sacrifice of hours of being away from them. It takes more people to build a champion than just the man on the mat! For this I am truly blessed.

Thank you all again.

Gracie Humaita St. Louis