This week, a Jiu Jitsu practitioner of rank and experience reached out to
GRACIE DURHAM with questions and concerns.
First and foremost - we love questions,
so THANK YOU!
Rather than get into the details - would like to propose that from my limited perspective,
There is a misunderstanding of the MISSION of the Gracie Academy and therefore all of their
Certified Training Centers
a confusion about HOW they are executing their mission.
Because I don't feel so smart to verbalize the heart of the academy, here's an 8minute video featuring 5 Black Belts that have completed the Instructor Certification Program through the Gracie Academy. All of the Black Belts were external to the Academy.