Gracie Humaita-Bolton, located in Caledon, Ontario is the regional home to a proud tradition and heritage within the martial arts. The original Academia Gracie was founded in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil by Grand Masters Helio and Carlos Gracie. The Gracie family, modified judo and traditional Japanese jujutsu to create the art we now know as Brazilian Jui-Jitsu (BJJ). BJJ is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses primarily on grappling and ground fighting. It contains stand-up maneuvers, but it is most famous for its devastating ground-fighting and defensive techniques. Since 1925, over 40 members of the Gracie Family have dedicated their lives to developing the most effective system of self-defense the world has ever known. With large and clean facilities, expert black belt instructors under Master Royler Gracie, the Gracie Bolton Jiu-Jitsu Academy is a proud member of a global organization which stands alone in its ability to empower anyone regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability, through proven and effective martial arts instruction.