The Carlson Gracie Academy is Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, is one of the oldest BJJ academies in the world. Founded by Carlson Sr. himself, it is a popular destination for people from the international Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu family of schools.
As part of our ongoing academy visits, we headed down to ‘302’ to take some of the Connection Rio house guests. Though Carlson’s is known for their strong style and aggressive top games and passing, the guests were surprised at what we found.
Watch this video to see what training is like inside one of Rio’s best known academies.
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