Gracie Humaita Brazilian
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Jiu Jitsu Reno
4.9
Based on 255 reviews
Jiu Jitsu Sparks
5.0
Based on 110 reviews
Fill C
05:22 23 Apr 24
Friendly, expert training, nice place, good people. Got lucky finding this place. And super clean windows!
Forced Y.
23:10 25 Mar 24
I have been coming here for 3 years now. This is a great school. The instructors are all very knowledgable and friendly. They genuinely care about teaching and helping students learn.
Justin C.
20:58 20 Mar 24
Great place to train in BJJ. The owner and staff are amazing
Justin C.
20:57 20 Mar 24
Great place to train in BJJ.
Dylan C.
23:08 13 Mar 24
Training here has been such an enjoyable experience. Over the last year my 2 boys have absolutely excelled. We love the atmosphere and the coaching with the kids and adult classes! Would highly recommend!
Dylan C.
22:59 13 Mar 24
We have been training here as a family for a little over a year now and it is amazing. The owner and his staff are wonderful! Excellent programs for kids and adults! Very family friendly atmosphere, and extremely welcoming!
Chad M.
03:59 28 Feb 24
First started going due to my son being bullied. Then after watching him I decided I wanted to join. It has been the greatest decision we’ve ever made. It has changed my son for the better and now I have a family there. Professor is extremely professional and cares deeply for our safety and well being. Highly highly recommend. You will enter a stranger and leave as family.
Carlos T.
17:42 26 Feb 24
Great instructors that create a good environment allowing you to challenge yourself.
carl S.
01:09 22 Feb 24
The facility is clean and located in a convenient location in south Reno. Gracie Humaita Jiu Jitsu provides an excellent comfortable training environment. Professor Alex and coaches are experienced effective teachers. What a great place to learn!
david M.
01:37 30 Jan 24
Alex and his instructors at Gracie Humaita are amazing with all the kids. He is very friendly. He involves the parents. At the end of his kids class they play game to finish off and let kids be kids. Alex the main instructor teaches some of the kids classes which I think it’s awesome. My son and daughter both love it. Alex thank you so much for being a great person. I am excited to also attend your adult class.
Rajvir D.
04:26 12 Dec 23
Was traveling for work and had a conference in Reno so I figured I would check and see if any good Jiu Jitsu schools were in the area.I’m so glad I looked up Professor Garcia’s Gracie Humaita academy!! The atmosphere was amazing, his energy was contagious and all the students were incredibly welcoming.Always fun to learn some new tricks to take back home. Thanks again for allowing me to come train!!
Anthony F.
19:33 11 Sep 23
I have been training at this gym for six months now. I was super nervous to start but this gym accepted me as family. I wanted to wait to write this review because I wanted to make sure there was consistency. It's been 6 months and I'm having more fun than ever. I really like the self-defense aspect and lack of egos in the gym. Alex and all the coaches are amazing, they listen to the students and are very patient. I highly recommend this gym!
Shirley G.
13:29 07 Aug 23
Gracie Humaitá is without doubt the best BJJ academy at Nevada. Being part of the team is such a amazing experience.
Bailey T.
00:49 07 Aug 23
i love this school.instructors are full of energy and passionate.
Bailey T.
00:47 07 Aug 23
Amazing experience at this school.i strongly recommend.
winter F.
02:41 01 Aug 23
I really like the teaching styles and energy of the place. They help anyone of any age and it's all around a great environment.
winter F.
02:39 01 Aug 23
Oh I really like the class, I strongly recommend this school for any age
R
00:46 01 Aug 23
I’m so glad I started! Being an older person, I was thinking I was too old to be starting. I was wrong. I’ve lost 20 lbs so far and I love the atmosphere. Alex made me feel like family. Coach Luis is a great coach. I would recommend Jiu Jitsu to anyone that wants to try something new. Thank you Alex for changing my life!
Joshua S.
00:44 25 Jul 23
My kid’s have been coming to this gym for 3-4 months and they’ve shown great improvement. Alex and Luis and all of the other instructors here are very professional and they are great with kid’s. I highly recommend this gym, It’s an honor to have my kids in a Gracie Gym learning from the best.
dtm
04:18 20 Jul 23
Great spot if you’ve never done bjj and you want to learn.
Elizabeth C.
21:05 17 Jul 23
I had a wonderful time here, love how patient the professors are, very good environment for kids and women
Adam W.
02:35 01 Jul 23
Our boys have been going for over a year and love it-- they look forward to going every day!
Dylan H.
04:07 30 Jun 23
Alex is the rare kind of teacher that has a lifetime of experience and still has a passion for the sport and for teaching.
German L.
15:14 26 Jun 23
What can I say other than how much a month has changed my lifestyle and has brought me closer to achieving goals. Everyone has been friendly and welcoming. Professor Alex is awesome! Coach Luis and Keith are great as well. Definitely will help you get where you wanna go!
christian S.
23:06 09 Jun 23
This place is amazing!! I’ve never done Jiu-Jitsu before and I’m an older fella. I was kind of intimidated when I first walked in but then I met professor Alex and Charles ! They were so welcoming, warm and friendly!! I started the 3 classes for 30 bucks I’ve done 2 classes so far and I am hooked!!! They are awesome instructors and are all about respecting one another!!! I highly recommend coming here!!
Pittsburgh C.
15:50 28 May 23
Drove from Fallon to check this place out because we’re considering putting our 4 year old daughter in class. They are the most sincere and genuine people I’ve ever met. So kind and are truly passionate about teaching the art of jiu jitsu. I highly recommend this place.
Nevin G.
20:32 05 May 23
Professor Alex is a very knowledgeable teacher. He goes through each step slowly to make sure everyone knows what they're doing. He also checks up on everyone while practicing the move and offers constructive criticism and help to make sure we learn the moves.Louis is the other coach, and Louis is very good at teaching like Alex is.Slow teaching so everyone can follow, and helps out students where they require assistance.Jiu-jitsu is a very valuable martial art to learn and is very effective for street fighting if you find yourself in a tough spot. You learn to fight and put people in positions without having to kick or punch and learn to spare yourself harm when fighting.I highly recommend taking jiu-jitsu classes, and Gracie Humaita Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 9333 Double R Blvd #1100, Reno, NV 89521 is the perfect place to learn the basics of self-defense.
Keenon G.
19:29 08 Apr 23
Best place in town for learning JiuJitSu. Teaches how to do the move and how to have great technique while doing the moves. Highly recommend for anyone wanting to learn JiuJitSu!
Brenton P.
16:07 30 Mar 23
Great place to learn jiu jitsu the best place in the city; friendly staff, clean, a good environment, knowledgeable instructors, and hard working students.
Andreas 9.
03:59 28 Mar 23
I started practicing BJJ with professor Alexandre Garcia, and it has been the best experience possible. I recommend it to everyone, both for self-defense and competition. For those who have small children this is also the ideal place to take them. Oss!!
David S.
18:46 27 Mar 23
Alexandre and his team have done more for my son's mental and physical well being in two weeks than all of the therapy he's been in since COVID. Hand to God.The close attention they pay to every student is almost unheard of these days in any other environment.You can feel the positive energy the moment you walk in. It's somehow both relaxing and exciting at the same time.Highly recommended for any and every age. I am 50yo with fairly significant physical issues, yet I have every intention of joining my son on the mat as soon as the VA clears me.It's never too early, nor too late.
KEITH S.
04:47 24 Mar 23
I’ve been at this place since 2019. I like the atmosphere and the other practitioners. This place has a family vibe to it. Everyone knows each other and helps each other out to progressed to the next level.
Cody L.
00:00 23 Mar 23
We love it here. This has been so positive for my son.
Cody L.
23:59 22 Mar 23
Alex and his staff are the best. Great family atmosphere. Patient with my child and teaching listening and hard work. Jui jitsu has really helped my child grow mentally and physically.
Luis N.
03:36 22 Mar 23
Good place to train kids and adults always great energy, clean place good atmosphere everyone is friendly
J M.
03:06 22 Mar 23
I transitioned from MMA and I could not have asked for a better place to do that. Professor Alex is top notch! great atmosphere everyone is very welcoming. If you want to get in shape and learn jiu jitsu this is the place.
Jason S.
00:13 22 Mar 23
Instructors are knowledgeable and great with the kids. Nothing but good things to say!
Jason S.
00:12 22 Mar 23
Instructors are knowledgeable and great with the kids. Nothing but good things to say!
Luis N.
05:08 21 Mar 23
Good atmosphere everyone is friendly, clean place everybody is welcome and have fun and make new friends
Nyree P.
04:57 09 Mar 23
For my first Jujitsu class, I felt welcomed immediately by the staff, professor Alex and Luis, and by the existing students. This made it a comfortable learning environment. I am looking forward to many more great experiences! This gym is well maintained with bright lights and clean equipment. -Nyree P.
Megan L.
17:41 04 Mar 23
We love Gracie Humaita! Wonderful instructors, and my son is excelling at his sport.
steffanie L.
03:45 02 Mar 23
My boys love their classes! The instructor is outstanding ! I recommend this Jiu Jitsu practice to all parents looking to boost their childs self defense and confidence.
Betty C.
08:41 28 Feb 23
Es muy bueno para los niños estoy súper encantada a mi hijo le encanta y sobre todo ayudan mucho con la disciplina. los couches tienen mucha paciencia con estos niños lo recomiendo al 100.
Valentino J.
00:59 28 Feb 23
The environment is welcoming and the instructors are encouraging. They pay attention as you practice to make sure you properly learn the techniques. I'm glad that I came here to start learning jiu-jitsu; it's a great place to start training.
John S.
04:50 17 Feb 23
He’s a great guy and as a fat guy, I can definitely see my self coming here to lose weight, and I genuinely have fun doing this!
John S.
04:25 17 Feb 23
Alexander was very kind but firm, good teacher and for a first day as a fat guy, I had fun! Definitely worth it 🙂
Bruna L.
01:55 10 Feb 23
We love training here. All the instructors are knowledgeable and patient with the kids. Great environment!
Bruna L.
01:34 10 Feb 23
This is a great school with amazing instructors. They are patient and great at working with each child at their own pace. Such a positive and inclusive environment that builds confidence and teaches respect. 🙂
Eneko Z.
04:24 09 Feb 23
Very good place to start doing Jiu Jitsu. It's packed with both kids and adults. It is a really healthy environment.
The. Lee. E.
04:06 09 Feb 23
Awesome environment awesome people. The way the professors teach the technique of the moves are outstanding even to the ones that have 0 to no experience on the ground. The thing I love is that they pay attention to every students progress. Something I notice not a lot of places do, they really take there time explaining everything and making sure everyone understands it. They really treat you like family I love the energy.If you want to learn self defense and get better on the ground this is definitely the place.
Eneko Z.
03:31 09 Feb 23
Amazing gym! Very good vibes, they are nice and patient with new people. Best place to get started at Jiu-Jitsu. Suited for people who want to learn self defense or competition.
Kevin D.
03:27 09 Feb 23
Amazing place to train. Definitely a workout. The instructors are great.
Kevin D.
03:52 07 Feb 23
Great place to learn jiu-jitsu. Everyone is super helpful and friendly. Professor Alex is an amazing instructor.
Tresa R.
01:16 07 Feb 23
We are SO happy to have found this gym. My son is 5 and loves both Jujitsu and Muay Thai classes. The instructors are fantastic!!! They are beyond knowledgeable, kind and great with the kids. I feel like my son is in good hands with them and it’s an honor to learn from a Gracie gym.
samuel J.
00:31 03 Feb 23
I recently enrolled 3 of my kids in an they love it. They are great with the kids an really take their time with them. They have really went out of their way to make us feel welcome
Olivia H.
00:15 03 Feb 23
My grandson Mateo, takes classes with him. He’s a very great person, professor. I highly recommend him.
Kazuko Y.
01:28 02 Feb 23
Alex and all of the coaches are amazing. They expect respect and discipline from the kids and teach good values. At the same time they make classes fun and interactive for the kids. I would recommend to anyone looking to get their kids in jiu jitsu.
David T.
01:15 02 Feb 23
Our kids love this place. The instructions are great with the kids and they really know what they're doing. The kids learn something new every class.
Carmen R.
01:14 02 Feb 23
My daughter loves her school! I highly recommend you to check it out!
John S.
23:45 01 Feb 23
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has become a popular martial art in recent years, and it's increasingly being used to teach kids how to defend themselves due to how effective it is. I signed up my two kids for training at Gracie Humaita Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Reno and I was impressed with the professionalism and knowledge of the instructors, as well as the safety measures put in place to ensure the safety of all students. The classes are well-structured and the instructors use a variety of drills and activities to keep the kids engaged. Highly recommended.
chelsee C.
23:52 30 Jan 23
Alex and all of the coaches have been amazing and have such good patients with the children. Both of my sons has learned so much from this program and I highly recommend it! Not only for martial arts, but also for discipline.
Mia
05:03 11 Jan 23
Gracie Jiu Jitsu is absolutely amazing. This school helped boost my confidence tremendously and every class is fun and exciting.
Damien A.
20:06 15 Dec 22
This is the best place to train Jiu-jitsu in town. Professor Alex and Coach Luis are very knowledgeable and make learning Jiu-jitsu fun for my boys and I.
random P.
00:33 15 Dec 22
That brown guy with the accent is cool.
Ryan M.
17:56 02 Dec 22
Went to my first class last and it was amazing. I am definitely hooked. Alexandre Garcia is the real deal, great instructor and super friendly. I was referred to the gym by my uncle who has been training at the gym for multiple years. Signed up for my membership without any hesitation. Super clean and friendly atmosphere in the gym.
Alyssa O.
07:22 19 Nov 22
I love both schools the one in Reno and here in Sparks.Hands down best school in Nothern Nevada.Alex and Luis are amazing people.Thank you for opening this school close to my home.
Alyssa O.
07:17 19 Nov 22
This place is amazing.Everyone is very down to earth,Alex is very good at Jiujitsu and always make sure we are learning the Gentle Art.I love both schools Reno and Sparks.Good job!
Garret S.
07:11 19 Nov 22
just moved here from California.i have been training Gracie Jiujitsu for almost 3 months and I love it.Alex is an amazing human being .Luis very good too.i strongly recommend this school.
Carolee A.
04:11 13 Nov 22
Best instructors. Very patient. Feels like family. So Happy.
Carolee A.
04:09 13 Nov 22
Amazing instructors… state of the art facility. Feels like home like family.
Malinda G.
20:53 02 Nov 22
My kids love learning jiujitsu at Gracie Humaita! Every class is engaging. They learn new skills every week, practice old ones and have matches during every class. The program is designed with the perfect balance of warm-ups, training, one-on-one instruction, and work with well matched partners. The owner takes pride in his facility and instruction, and is also engaging and fun with the kids and parents.
Eli K.
03:07 21 Oct 22
I absolutely love this school and the ability to learn under Professor Alex
Eli K.
03:04 21 Oct 22
I’ve been going for 3 months now and I am very impressed with the lessons taught to me by Professors Alex
gary A.
02:58 21 Oct 22
Great place good people. Alex knows how to teach. Would suggest to a friend.
Susan L.
04:02 08 Oct 22
Stopped in for jiu jitsu and muai thai while I was in town. Fantastic place with really great instructors. Everyone was super friendly and welcoming, I felt right at home 🙂
Natalie R.
00:54 29 Sep 22
The best jujitsu classes in town. Love the coaches, love being part of the team. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been doing this for years, you’ll be happy to be here. Just try the trial classes, you’ll love it and you won’t want to leave! For kids and adults, it will boost your self esteem, make you proud of the work you put in and you’re going to make friends. The coaches dedicate time to each person in class so you never feel like you’re on your own or lost in the crowd. This is a true team and everyone is so supportive.
Natalie R.
00:42 29 Sep 22
Highly recommend for the best jujitsu classes in town for kids and adults. Alex and all the coaches work hard to build a strong team. It’s more than martial arts, it’s a confidence boost, and everyone feels welcome.
Luke G.
00:42 29 Sep 22
We have been bringing my son here for 3 years. Alex and his staff do such an amazing job with the kids. They teach respect, how to defend yourself and hard work. We love Gracie Humaita Jiu Jitsu and would recommend to anyone.
Dominic Schaeffer L.
20:13 28 Sep 22
Not intimidating. Family environment. Very welcoming!
Casey M.
20:03 28 Sep 22
Alex, Mike and Luis are amazing teachers! Very respectful and positive learning environment. Great for families!
Dustin M.
20:03 28 Sep 22
Best jiu jitsu in Nevada! Friendly staff, welcoming atmosphere, and we learn at least 3-4 moves each visit! We started for a fun husband and wife activity and now my wife is better than me! Time for more training!
Casey M.
20:02 28 Sep 22
Alex and Mike are amazing teachers. Very respectful and positive teaching environment. Great for families!
Thomas S.
02:33 26 Aug 22
Great gym! Kids class is solid and everyone in the adult class is very supportive and welcoming!
Henrique araujo de L.
03:01 11 Aug 22
Great gym, very nice people, sensei have lots of knowledge!
Henrique araujo de L.
02:59 11 Aug 22
One of the best, if not the best Jiu Jitsu gym I ever practiced!
jj M.
06:09 10 Aug 22
i have great time training here thank you guys for opening a school in sparks
AJ C.
06:03 10 Aug 22
I have been so happy training here. Its been a long journey, but i’m sure i will eventually get to black belt.
AJ C.
06:02 10 Aug 22
Just started training here. Hands down best school in Reno, Thank you for opening so close to us in South Reno!
Josiah K.
01:00 29 Jul 22
This school is amazing for anyone and everyone, the instructor is an amazing teacher and knows what he is talking about.
Josiah K.
00:59 29 Jul 22
I just moved to Nevada from Montana, and I absolutely love this school. It’s it excellent for any person in search of self defense, and a great way to stay in shape. Highly recommend that you give it a try.
Misty B.
15:52 23 Jul 22
I am so glad I signed my son up at Gracie. Alex is so wonderful. He's funny, engaging, kind, considerate, yet tough. All things you want in a good coach of any sport. I plan on having my son go there for years. This is his first year, and he loves it! Not only Alex is great but all staff. Every single person. I enjoy going just to see the interactions, let alone my son. I actually want to join the adult classes as soon as I lose a bit more weight and am comfortable with my self. Definitely worth the money and time. I wouldn't recommend anyone else. Sign up here!UPDATE: I withdrew my son after 7 months. Unfortunately the class sizes got way way too big for the space of this place. I didn't feel as though the kids were truly getting training anymore. I also feel my son would get better training in mixed martial arts without having to wear the Gee.
jayden G.
03:07 13 Jul 22
Had an amazing first class. Very friendly and welcoming environment.
Jason M.
01:00 24 Jun 22
BJJ is one is the most effective martial arts for anyone to be able to defend themselves and even more so for kids. It helps a smaller opponent really learn how to protect themselves from larger opponents. Professor Alex and the entire Gracie Humaita team embody the heart of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and my two boys have gained immense confidence in just the first month of training. Highly recommend the academy for anyone looking to protect themselves or enabling their kids to gain confidence and a real ability to defend themself.
Nabby F.
23:12 22 Jun 22
My 6yo son really enjoys coming here and learning jiu jitsu from the great coaches. He is on the Autism Spectrum, and he’s getting a lot of practice with how to use his body appropriately—being able to grapple without hurting others, and improving his coordination. He also gets a lot of great input for following directions and routines, as well as needing to imitate others (not something he’s inherently driven to do). He’s getting a lot out of this experience, he enjoys it, and this is a great studio with wonderful coaches.
Rudolf Guison C.
23:57 21 Jun 22
Prof alex is the best
Vasilisa A.
23:45 16 Jun 22
This school is the best. My kid is motivated to come and learn and full of energy and happiness, he is also improved on facing a fear of entrapment.The instructor teaches the discipline, right from wrong behavior in a good instructive and entertaining way. The love for children and live tmfor teaching is showing.I love this school!
Royler G.
03:12 04 Jun 22
I just visited the Gracie Humaita Reno with prof. Alexander Garcia! The academy looking good! All ways nice visit you guys!
Colin C
00:20 04 Jun 22
This is a fantastic environment for our children to learn discipline, humility, respect, self defense, and the confidence that comes with all of it. Alex and his team of awesome instructors have created the perfect school to teach children BJJ and imperative life skills in a fun and supportive environment. It is amazing to watch our children grow and evolve their characters and skills. The seminars with the Gracie family legends are a nice bonus as well! We absolutely recommend to any parent that wants the best quality of life for their children's future.
John A.
03:30 19 May 22
Always a great atmosphere to train in! The instructors are amazing and everyone is very welcoming!
John A.
03:28 19 May 22
Great place to train! Everyone is very welcoming and the instructors are awesome!
Chris L.
02:18 12 May 22
Great place to train.Wonderful environment!
Nesrin E.
00:25 03 May 22
I love it, the class make my kids so proud ,😍Thank you
Chloe P.
04:41 22 Apr 22
Very welcoming and amazing staff! Best Brazilian jujitsu training I’ve ever experienced! If your thinking about training here, just do it!
Chloe P.
04:39 22 Apr 22
Best Brazilian jujutsu place in the northern Nevada! Hands down!🤝
S B
05:01 31 Mar 22
All the instructors are amazing! My daughter really enjoys it! Great atmosphere
Alfonso S.
00:23 31 Mar 22
Alex is an awesome instructor! My daughter (5) absolutely loves going to classes. They teach real techniques and discipline. I would definitely recommend to anyone who is looking.👍
Daniel M.
00:22 31 Mar 22
Enrolled our kid into the 9-15 year old age group and he has been having a blast! Great atmosphere and teachers are fun and great with working with the kids.
Brandon L.
02:37 26 Mar 22
Great place to learn. Professor Alex is an amazing teacher.
Brandon L.
02:36 26 Mar 22
Great place to learn. Professor Alex is an amazing teacher.
Dharan E.
02:28 26 Mar 22
Alex aka the owner is a great guy and a great teacher. All ages can come and train come give it a try 👍
Tyler S.
02:25 26 Mar 22
Great place to train I strongly advise for all ages.
Ernie A.
02:24 26 Mar 22
Very welcoming, everyone is willing to show new students what to do
Nile B.
17:17 22 Mar 22
Alexandre Garcia is a top notch instructor. Gym is clean. Family friendly, respectful environment.
Nile B.
17:15 22 Mar 22
Excellent instructor. Clean gym. Family friendly, and respectful atmosphere.
Jessica A.
20:06 19 Mar 22
Alex and his team are amazing! My girls are learning so much. I see a tremendous growth in both of them in regards to confidence , respect and of course self defense. So thankful to be a part of Gracie Humaita Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!
Phoenix B.
02:44 17 Mar 22
Just started classes, and I love it! Amazing enviroment, thoughtfull and smart people, and a great all around vibe! Highly reccomend to anyone wanting to pick up and try or continue the trade!
Joe M.
02:43 16 Mar 22
Alex is truly the best thing to happen me in a long time. Truly a great experience and I hope to continue learning this art for a long time.
Laurel C.
00:52 16 Mar 22
This place allows the kids to thrive and learn using techniques appropriate for their level. Yet also challenging. They are expected to follow rules and be disciplined. I have watched the kids confidence grow as well as friendships.
Abelardo R.
00:39 16 Mar 22
Awesome coaches and staff.
Abelardo R.
00:38 16 Mar 22
Amazing place to train, great environment makes you feel like part of the family.
Miguel F.
03:13 04 Mar 22
Great people hear. My son started 3 months ago and he his loving it. It's hard work but they make it fun.
Glenn V.
21:40 03 Mar 22
Great family friendly atmosphere with excellent instruction. I’ve trained elsewhere and the vibe here is what I was looking for… no big egos, everyone is there to help you learn in a very supportive environment.
Alexandria E.
19:16 07 Jan 22
This is a great school with a great atmosphere! My daughter loves going to class, Alex makes it so fun while teaching!
Cheryl E.
16:35 22 Oct 21
Excellent teachers fun atmospheres respect and discipline being taught to children. My Grandaughters look forward to going each week
Dale A.
23:07 16 Oct 21
Clean and welcoming environment.
Dale A.
23:05 16 Oct 21
I strongly recommend this school, great training.
Digo A.
03:13 07 Oct 21
I have no words to describe how excited i am to be at this school.This is the best energy out here.strongly recommend this dojo.
maria S.
23:35 06 Oct 21
Fantastic place! Our daughter is unbelievably excited to learn!
Lane G.
18:03 19 Sep 21
This is the place to learn Jiu-Jitsu in Reno. My 7 year old son has been attending classes for a year now and he loves it. I find this to be a wonderful investment as I see my son flourishing not only in jiu-jitsu skill set but also in character as professor Alex and professor Fred and the rest of the incredible staff instill in these kids respect, discipline, mindset, attitude and perseverance. All of which, will greatly benefit them as adults in the future. Professor Alex is very personable and has done a great job creating a very friendly and inviting environment.I'm very proud to see my son progress in Jiu-Jitsu at this outstanding place.
Chantel H.
21:51 10 Sep 21
My husband drives 3 hours (one way) to train with these amazing people here. It’s a family thing! Thanks for everything, you all!
Jacob K.
20:34 24 Aug 21
Great gym, clean, great people and even more greater coaches, Alexander and Fred absolutely awesome! Highly recommend
Eric C.
22:52 30 Jul 21
Alex and the Team are great! My kids have been coming here for 3 months now and we do not regret it one bit. 4 days a week my kid's are learning, growing and having fun.
Tristen M.
00:43 27 Jul 21
Amazing place to learn jiu jitsu, best one in town.
SOLJAKVIDEN
05:51 25 Jul 21
what a great school.just moved here from California it’s been an amazing experience.love it.
SOLJAKVIDEN
05:49 25 Jul 21
Amazing school here in Reno .Strongly recommend this school for any beginner or advace student.oss…
Cassie K.
04:09 22 Jul 21
So glad Alex Garcia opened a school here in Sparks and Reno.The atmosphere is amazing.Great place for adults and kids.
Cassie K.
04:04 22 Jul 21
I love this place.Such a beautiful and welcoming environment for me and family,Strongly advise that beginners and advanced students come.
Avery S.
23:17 19 Jul 21
Great place to train that makes you feel like part of a family.
Cling 2.
01:29 15 Jul 21
Everyone is amazing, great instructors, great classes!
Cling 2.
01:24 15 Jul 21
This school is amazing, great environment, great instructors, amazing in every way!
Ben P.
02:00 01 Jul 21
I cannot get over what an amazing place this is. Alex is the most engaging instructor I have ever experienced. The kids absolutely love him. I would give this place 100 stars if I could. Discipline, self defense and fun all balled up into a 45 minute class. Keep up the good work!
Alyssa B
03:42 24 Jun 21
My boys recently started training here and they love it! They ask to go every day. Great instructors that are serious but fun!
Taysha S.
00:06 24 Jun 21
This gym is awesome! All the coaches are very knowledgeable and always making sure the kids are working on form and being safe. Professor Alex has a great passion for teaching and the kids have such a great time. My sons have learned so much.
Corina P.
01:56 10 Jun 21
My kids love to train here and the coaches.
Chuck C.
14:44 07 Jun 21
This Jiu Jitsu studio is outstanding! I joined a little over a year ago with my oldest son and since my wife and youngest have joined us. This kids class is full of energy, intentionally guided and meant to challenge the young athletes to grow not only in Jiu Jitsu but personally as they make friendships along the way. The adult class is welcoming to diverse ages, skill levels and interest. There are competitors, those looking for a great physical outlet and those looking for self defense training. Professor Alex brings a high level of energy and skill expertise that is supplemented with coaches just as diverse as the members.
José Carlos V.
03:21 03 Jun 21
Alex is a Great Coach. Gracie Humaitá is the place to be. No egos, friendly environment, excellent training. If your on the fence about signing up, try it out. You’ll know why it’s an easy choice!
russ L.
03:51 25 May 21
This is a great class. The group has always been super helpful for this middle aged out-of-shape guy! If you want to learn Jiu-Jitsu, this is a great place to learn.
M C
00:36 18 May 21
We love this school! Our daughter loves it too! Alex is a great professor who is knowledgeable, dedicated, and not afraid to discipline; but he also makes the kids laugh. He makes you work for your stripes and belts, so if you’re looking for an easy class look elsewhere.
Hason H.
16:58 05 May 21
Alex is a really great instructor. He’s great with the kids & the adult classes are fun & very informal. I’ve been training for 7 months and i love it
Joel H.
15:02 05 May 21
I have no words to describe this place.See it for yourself and you won’t regard it.Close to my house and convenient.
Joel H.
14:59 05 May 21
What an amazing place.Professor Alex is not just a good instructor but he’s an funny and great person.Strongly recommend this school.
Jason S.
20:35 03 May 21
My daughter and I are very happy to be training with Professor Alexandre Garcia.It’s a very welcoming school and clean.I strongly recommend this place.
Devin M.
22:45 30 Apr 21
Wonderful place to train. Very knowledgeable and polite. Great place to start training jiu Jitsu.
Moody A.
03:39 30 Apr 21
Very friendly instructors, good atmosphere, phenomenal coaching, and incredibly fun place to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Fernando S.
03:55 25 Apr 21
Thank you Alexandre Garcia for opening this amazing school in Sparks.We really love your energy and commitment for the art .
Martins I.
06:09 24 Apr 21
So glad the Brazilians came to Sparks.Very friendly and welcoming place it’s so much fun. Learn 🇧🇷 Brazilian Jiujitsu from a real Guy from Rio De Janeiro.By the way I love the mural so cool 😎
Martins I.
05:36 24 Apr 21
What an amazing school.We fell such an amazing energy here.I have tried a few schools in Reno but I chose Gracie Humaita cause I really felt welcome here.Amazing for adults and Kids.Thank you Alexandre Garcia for bringing this school from Brazil to Reno.
Aitor N.
21:52 19 Apr 21
I've been training with Alex for a couple years now, and he is great! I've trained at some other Jiu Jitsu schools around the Reno/ Sparks area, and Alex is by far the most knowledgeable and entertaining teacher I have encountered. Highly recommend!
Nita T.
20:21 23 Mar 21
My children love attending Jiu Jitsu! Professor Alex is amazing & extremely talented in instructing young children. My children learn most when they are having fun and professor Alex and his team excels at creating a fun-filled atmosphere. What I admire most is how Professor Alex balances fun & discipline in his school. This is the real deal & not for the faint of heart. My kids are learning real-life self-dense. They grapple! They roll! They are hands-on! Money well spent if you ask me!
feel soul G.
06:41 12 Mar 21
Great call pretty much another family:)
Wes H.
06:34 12 Mar 21
Welcoming to all levels.
Milly R.
06:33 12 Mar 21
This place is has the best instructors I’ve ever came across! Very informative and they will take their time to teach you whatever you need to feel confident in defending yourself and progressing with your training!
Milly R.
06:31 12 Mar 21
I LOVE This place I have had little to no experience fighting. I’m a small petite young lady and now I have FULL CONFIDENCE in myself and my self defense! I would highly recommend this place!
Tina F
19:00 11 Mar 21
This team is incredible! Unfortunately I couldn’t make the classes for my daughter due to my work schedule but In a heart beat I would go back! They are fun, professional and keep the kids engaged.
Nikki S.
22:25 04 Mar 21
My daughter has been with Gracie Humaita for over a year. We go to both facilities, both Reno and Sparks. And each gym provides a variety of instruction and opportunities.My husband and I started her in martial arts three years ago. She tried Taekwondo and then went on to Jiu Jitsu. The principles that my daughter is learning with Jiu Jitsu are precisely what we were hoping for. Not only learning a defensive skill that will protect her and provide a situational awareness to her environment, but she is also learning about discipline, respect, commitment, as well as how to work through challenges under pressure....quite literally. When she is rolling with an opponent, she has to work through the pressure of the opponents weight on top of her, all while they're trying to submit her by a "tap out". The applicability of this situation is very relevant to life and the challenges that it presents.We are new to the Gracie Humaita community but have felt like part of the family since day one. Alex and his instructors are members of Gracie Humaita, and are committed to providing solid instruction. They, too, are developing their skills within the Jiu Jitsu art, and providing instruction helps facilitate their own Jiu Jitsu journey. The vested interest by all is genuine and informative. Their ability to relate to the kids is extremely beneficial for the limited attention span that kids can sometimes have. The repetitive drills and sparing help with retention, which provide the right environment for the kids to learn. I highly recommend Gracie Humaita. Do not hesitate to check this place out; the awareness of this martial art is growing exponentially. Having this discipline part of your child's life will provide those tools to be a successful adult.
Luke H
03:43 09 Feb 21
With great instructors, awesome class times, and a friendly environment this place is perfect for anybody from professionals to people that have no experience at all. I recommended to all my friends and family!
Ed W.
03:29 23 Jan 21
Alex and the other instructors make this place so fun! My daughter loves it so far and my only complaint is that I wish it was longer! I love the energy, the welcoming environment, and of course, the jiu jitsu that makes this place 5 stars to me.
Christina J.
03:07 10 Dec 20
My son has learned and grown exponentially since starting here with Coach Alex! He has learned to respect his instructor and peers and I am honestly so proud of what being a student here has done for him and his confidence. Alex is wonderful with the kids and they just love him!
Layla R.
01:39 04 Dec 20
Alex has been my instructor for 3 years and he has helped to build my self esteem and the confidence I see in myself today.
Daniel T.
01:35 04 Dec 20
My son loves this place. He is excited to go and learns something new every time.
Matt A.
01:27 04 Dec 20
Coach Alex runs a great program! I started bringing my 9 year old son to the kids program which he has fallen in love with. The classes are fun and energetic!
Juleen R.
01:24 04 Dec 20
We have been going to this school for over 3 years and love it. Alex is a great teacher and very knowledgeable. I have seen each one of my kids grow by leaps and bounds in self esteem and confidence.
David B.
01:05 04 Dec 20
My family is really enjoying taking classes. The instructors are fantastic! The prices are fair (especially compared to similar businesses). Also it is kid and women friendly, my wife was nervous about this.. My kids (6 & 10y/o) get very excited to go to class. I myself am learning a lot and also getting back into shape. Overall a win win for everyone.
Kim B.
01:04 04 Dec 20
We love Coach Alex and his crew! The environment and friendliness of this place is awesome! Our son can’t wait to get to class everyday. He learns so much from these coaches and has a lot of fun! I can’t sing their praises enough!
Darren P.
04:18 24 Nov 20
Alex Garcia and the entire coaching staff at Gracie Humaita are GREAT. The atmosphere of his school is that of training, learning and growing in the ART of Jiu Jitsu. Worth every cent.
Erin A.
20:12 10 Oct 20
Great studio for kids and adults. Quality instructors and classes for all levels!
Rafael M.
23:36 25 Sep 20
The Gracie Humaita school in Sparks is an excellent, welcoming, and technique focused real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school. You get a real Brazilian instructor teaching real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in a great environment.
Othello Taylor I.
19:59 20 Sep 20
The Gracie Humaita school in Sparks is a clean, welcoming, family friendly environment for martial artists of all ages. The team here is highly focused on proper technique application and ensuring every student leaves the mat after class with a more complete understanding of the sport, regaurdless of pace or physical limitations. If you've ever considered giving BJJ a shot, I couldn't think of a better place to start.
Melissa L.
14:02 13 Aug 20
We love this place, our kids have a blast and Alex makes it so fun for everyone.
Michael
01:00 24 Jul 20
Great exercise, great teachers, and fun. All around great experience training. Highly recommend
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