Tag: Helio Gracie

Hélio Gracie’s last interview

October 19, 20140 Comments

This interview was taken from a 30-minute special on a Brazilian TV Network called SPORTV from the GLOBO TV network. This interview is from December 2008, when Grandmaster Helio Gracie was 95 years old talking about his life and his art of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. It also includes footage of other BJJ luminaries including his sons, […]

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Gracie Jiu Jitsu History

December 13, 20120 Comments

Grandmaster Helio Gracie is arguably one of the most influential martial artists in the “modern era” of martial arts. He is considered an icon in Brazil and his (and his family’s) story is legendary. Hélio and his brother Carlos founded Gracie Jiu Jitsu (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), which was developed from old-school Judo (Kosen Judo) specializing […]

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