Gracie Tijuca was the first affiliate academy of the world-famous Gracie Humaita. The BJJ gym, which produced amazing talent including Saulo Ribeiro, Vinny Magalhaes and Leticia Ribeiro, is a huge academy in Rio de Janeiro with a reputation for producing many champions.
Led by head professor Vinicius Aieta, the team trains on one of the largest mats in Rio de Janeiro and blends traditional jiu-jitsu with modern sporting techniques.
Connection Rio provides accommodation for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training in Rio de Janeiro, located close to the best gyms in Rio. We have houses and apartments close to the mountains, forest and beaches. People from all over the world come to Rio de Janeiro Brazil to improve their game and enjoy the city. Accommodations, shared dorms, private rooms and apartments for short and long term rentals.