Gracie Jiu Jitsu Louisville

Jefferson Trade Center, 3600 Chamberlain Lane, #136, Louisville, KY 40241


Gracie Jiu-jitsu Louisville in Louisville

gracie academy in louisville kentucky. Gracie Jiu Jitsu Louisville is the only certified Gracie academy in the state of Kentucky and offers Gracie Combatives, Gracie Master Cycle and Gracie BullProof. Please contact us today to learn more 

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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Louisville was the FIRST and is the most successful Jiu-Jitsu academy in Louisville. It is also the ONLY academy in the state of Kentucky that is a Gracie Certified Training Center. Founded in 1985, the school continues to offer world class instruction. In fact, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Louisville is the only school in Kentucky powered by the Gracie family. As a student, you will not only have the benfit of being taught personally by the only Gracie certified instructional staff in the area, but you will also gain access to Gracie University ( ) to enhance your training. 

Why Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Louisville? Imagine before you go to your class, having the ability to watch the lessons online from one of the Gracies. Then learning the moves in a haptic environment from a certified Professor who has been training personally with the Gracie family for over 22 years. Lastly, after you finish class with other energized students, you can revisit the very same lessons to triple reinforce your understanding. NO other school can even come close to this kind of reinforced learning environment!

So, why Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Louisville? Structured curriculum; safe, yet realistic training from the best instructors around; and the quickest way to street-readiness - guaranteed. Please call or email our friendly staff to get started on your 10-day FREE trial.

Allan Manganello is the founder and head instructor of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Louisville . He has over 35 years of martial arts experience and is also currently a police officer in Louisville, KY. Professor Manganello received his Jiu-Jitsu training from Masters Rickson Gracie and Pedro Sauer. He was awarded his Black Belt from Master Sauer in 2006 and currently holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt. With training and teaching as his passion, he frequently travels and teaches seminars all over the world. Today, he continues to study and polish his Jiu-Jitsu skills, focusing on the most recent Gracie Academy curriculum with Ryron and Rener Gracie.

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Professor Allan Manganello