Helio Gracie

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu patriarch Helio Gracie has passed away at the age of 95. We wish to extend our condolences to his family, friends  and students.  Gracie had a profound impact on his art that will continue to influence future generations.

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One response to “Helio Gracie

  1. Adam is not Mr. Karate

    and let us thank Helio and his brother Carlos for not just revolutionizing grappling, but for the Gracie Diet.

    Helio’s attitude and philosophy has some similarities with Ueshiba- as this Yoshinkan aikido instructor relates http://www.aikiweb.hit.bg/mits_yamashita_se.htm

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