Tournament season is in full swing. On May 13th, 2023, we were privileged to participate in the Old Pueblo Jiu Jitsu Open Tournament here in Tucson. Kids, Juveniles, Adults (male and female), Masters (35+ yrs.), and Seniors (43+ yrs.) were able to compete in Gi and No-Gi divisions. Our school had over 50 competitors register…

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Categories: Tournament

Happy 1 Year Anniversary!

Published: May 30, 2023

On Sunday, May 7th, 2023, we celebrated our 1st Anniversary! The time has flown by, and we feel so blessed to have been able to celebrate this special day with all our Carlson Gracie Tucson Family! We met at Lakeside Park for a Potluck picnic with hamburgers, hot dogs, brisket, and lots more good food…

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Categories: Community

March 19th, 2023 Supporting our students and community is important to us here at Carlson Gracie Tucson, including our worldwide community. We were so pleased to be able to open our school at the request of one of our students to Alwihda, a Kuwaiti non-profit organization, that takes it upon itself to organize events ranging…

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Categories: Community, Martial Arts

We are soooo proud of all our students who participated in our First Carlson Gracie Tucson In-house Tournament held on Saturday, March 4th. We wanted to give our aspiring students and athletes the opportunity to participate in a BJJ tournament in a comfortable atmosphere and with a lot of support. Having an in-house tournament was…

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Categories: Kids, Martial Arts, Tournament

We’re very excited that our Competition Team got to start the new competition season off at the Tap Cancer Out 2023 Phoenix BJJ Open Tournament on January 29th. Tap Cancer Out is a Jiu-Jitsu based nonprofit raising awareness and funds for cancer fighting organizations by mobilizing and empowering the grappling community to create change. What…

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Categories: Health, Martial Arts

Family Self Defense BJJ & Muay Thai

Published: January 30, 2023

Here at Carlson Gracie Tucson, we feel it’s important to have a family atmosphere and to promote the family in general, no matter how one’s family may be structured. We love providing special classes and activities to build and strengthen family members and family member ties. To kick off the New Year we had a…

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Becoming healthier and losing weight is a common goal for New Year’s Resolutions. Why not incorporate Jiu jitsu and/or Muay Thai into your life? Not only will they help you to become healthier and stronger in both body and mind, but you will likely have the added benefit of losing weight. We recommend overall, the…

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Categories: Health, Martial Arts

Christmas to New Year’s Eve Schedule

Published: December 15, 2022

Monday and Wednesday, Dec 26th and 28th: 4:15 pm: Muay Thai Kids all levels 5:15 pm: Muay Thai Adults all levels 5:15 pm: BJJ Kids all levels 6:15 pm: BJJ Adults all levels Tuesday and Thursday, Dec 27th and 29th: 10:30 am: Muay Thai Adults all levels 11:30 am: BJJ Adults all levels Friday, Dec…

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Categories: Schedule Change

Let’s face it, in today’s world it can be difficult to get kids to be physically active and child obesity is becoming more of a problem. Gone are the days of playing baseball in the streets, running around the neighborhood, or riding bikes all over the place. The world has changed, and parents are much…

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Categories: Kids, Martial Arts

Carlson Gracie Jr Seminar

Published: November 22, 2022

On Wednesday, November 16th, we were privileged to have Carlson Gracie Jr himself here in our studio for a special seminar. Carlson Jr is such a fun-loving individual with a great personality and wonderful teaching skills. Sharing his years of experience and knowledge of Jiu jitsu with us made for a great night of fun…

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Categories: Martial Arts, Seminar