Carlos Gracie Jr.

Carlos Gracie Jr.

Carlos Gracie Jr.
Born (1956-01-17) January 17, 1956 (age 58)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Residence Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Teacher(s) Carlos Gracie, Helio Gracie, Rolls Gracie,
Rank          7th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Carlos "Carlinhos" Gracie, Jr. is a 7th degree Red and Black Belt[1][2][3] (The belt designated to a "Master" or "Mestre") in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), founder of the Gracie Barra Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and is head of the Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu associations.

Carlos Jr. is the creator of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-jitsu which run multiple Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in the world including the Mundials, Pan American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Carlos Jr. is also the creator and director of Gracie Magazine, a monthly Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu publication.

Personal

Carlos Jr. is the son of Carlos Gracie Sr.[4] He has three children; daughter Caroline, son Kayron, and son Kyan.[5][6] Kayron is a black belt under his father and is an instructor at the Gracie Barra Mission Viejo.[7]

Childhood

Carlos Gracie Jr. was born in January 17, 1956.

See also

  • List of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners

References