If you are a Present Student of Our Academy? Please Join Our Online Group for Training this is where we are doing Zoom and Live Feed Classes and where we will share information about when and how we are opening up our physical Classes, when we are able.read more →
With the extension of the Order of Gov Roy Cooper and our academy being in the 2nd phase of the reopening. We have frozen all of our students/clients’ accounts again for May. No one will be charged for our services until at least June. We are still doing our free classes online and hope everyone stays safe and stays at home.read more →
Master Luiz Palhares will be at our academy on Thursday, October 3rd at 5PM for the Children and 6PM for the adults. This is an event you don’t want to miss.
“Master Luiz Palhares is an 8th degree, Coral Red White Belt Under Grand Master Helio Gracie and Master Rickson Gracie. Luiz was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19, 1959. He started training in Rio De Janeiro in 1977 at the age of 18 under Rolls Gracie and continued to train with him until Rolls died in 1982, in a hang-gliding accident. After Rolls’s passing, He continued to train under Rolls’s brother, Rickson Gracie. After 7 years of practicing BJJ, he was awarded his black belt in 1984 by Rickson Gracie together with Grand Master Helio Gracie. Luiz received his Coral belt in 2010 by Grand Master Carlos Robson Gracie, Red Belt 9th Degree (President of the Jiu-Jitsu Federation of Rio de Janeiro). In 1999, then a 6th degree black belt, Luiz was asked to move from Brazil to teach at Rickson Gracie’s Academy in Los Angeles. Master Luiz currently resides in Jacksonville, FL, where he and his son, black belt Pedro Palhares, run Jacksonville Gracie Jiu Jitsu.read more →
Team GAMMA, Greenville Academy of Mixed Martial Arts, White belts Competed in the In House White Belt Tournament Combat Club. Jacksonville NC…… Greenville Academy of Mixed Martial Arts is a Full-Service Martial Arts Academy Specializing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts… Team GAMMA has been training top level athletes for 20 years..read more →
This Friday at our open mat at 6pm will be the 3rd week of Friday Night with Jay Speight, and so far each Friday our numbers are getting bigger and bigger. This I a free event and everyone is invited to come and train with Jay Speight… it is a no-gi training but if you want to bring you Gi that is ok too…this I a event you don’t want to miss… bring a friend….
if you do not know who Jay Speight is, well he has been training in Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since he was 6 years old, have competed extensively, has a Undefeated professional record in mixed martial arts….read more →
An interview with 8th Degree Coral Red-White Belt Master Luiz Palhares! Master Luiz details key points in his epic Jiu-Jitsu journey.read more →
US Grappling Submission Only July 29th, 2017read more →
Today I had the Opportunity To Give Four Hard Working White Belts Their First Stripe. Congratulations to these Students. Chase, JP, Trae and Cameron. Thanks for showing up and making our academy what it is.read more →