No-Gi is a form of grappling within the realm of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is a combat sport that focuses on clinch and ground fighting with the goal of placing your opponent into submission.

Charles Gracie Academy offers no-gi classes for men, women and kids. No-Gi reinforces jiu-jitsu techniques, as well as builds on those fundamentals to expand a student’s skills in preparation for grappling and submission fighting.


Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, is a combination of Vale Tudo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Karate Do. It is a well-rounded class that will teach you standing and ground-based techniques. You will find that MMA provides you with increased strength, endurance and flexibility, as well as a deeper awareness of self-defense fundamentals.

Charles Gracie offers MMA for men, women and kids. Kids will learn the fundamentals of MMA in a safe and fun environment. For women’s classes, MMA is focused to teaching self-defense techniques that can mean the difference between fending off an attacker and becoming a victim. Women must fight back, and we’ll teach you how!