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Gracie Legacy

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eng Vacirca Brothers - Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Europe has been recognized as a Team member since the founding of the JIU-JITSU GLOBAL FEDERATION by Grandmaster RICKSON Gracie. The Vacirca Brothers, Franco and Demetrio, are recognized Black belt, 5th degree / Dan grade by the JJGF. We are proud to continue our Carlos Gracie - Hélio Gracie - Pedro Hemetério Legacy in respect of our Grandmasters.


deu Vacirca Brothers - Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Europe ist seit der Gründung der JIU-JITSU GLOBAL FEDERATION, von Grossmeister RICKSON Gracie, als Team-Mitglied anerkannt. Die Gebrüder Vacirca, Franco und Demetrio, sind anerkannte Schwarzgurt-Träger, 5. Grad / Dan-Grad von der JJGF. Wir sind sehr stolz darauf, weiterhin unsere Legacy zu den Grossmeistern Carlos Gracie - Hélio Gracie - Pedro Hemetério weiterführen zu dürfen.

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GJJ Supervision

Leitung / Head leader: Franco Vacirca

  • Black belt 5th degree, JJGF Certified
  • Master student of Pedro Hemetério, SP-Brazil
  • Head of Team Carley Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Europe
  • Official JJGF TEAM-Member with Partner schools around Europe/UK
  • Certified Jiu-Jitsu Federation Rio de Janeiro, FJJRdJ
  • Certified International BJJ Federation, IBJJF
  • Certified US Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fedederation, USBJJF
  • Official Gracie family Representative

About us

Vacirca Brothers' Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network in Europe to promote authentic Gracie (Brazilian) Jiu-Jitsu around the globe. The network was established in 1996, just one year after establishing the first ever official Gracie (Brazilian) Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Europe - on April 1995 in Zurich, Switzerland. The first Vacirca Brothers' Academy was establised in 1989 with the goal of teaching and promoting Applied Martial Arts concepts.


Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Europe
 HQ Academy, Limmattalstrasse 342, 8049 Zurich, Switzerland
+41 78 724 6979 (only Whats-App)
gracieconcepts@gmail.com

Become a GJJ Ambassador

The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Europe provides a professional teaching curriculum and operational support to others interested in opening Gracie (Brazilian) Jiu-Jitsu schools. Our Partner schools offer today programs for children, youth and adults.


Das Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Europe offeriert anderen Schulen, die sich für die Eröffnung von Gracie (Brazilian) Jiu-Jitsu-Trainingsgruppen interessierten, ein professionelles Unterrichtsprogramm, sowie eine operative Unterstützung. Unsere Partnerschulen bieten heute Programme für Kinder, Jugendliche und Erwachsene an.