Carlos Gracie Jr.

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Carlos Gracie Jr.
BornRio de Janeiro, Brazil
ResidenceRio de Janeiro, Brazil
StyleBrazilian jiu-jitsu
Teacher(s)Carlos Gracie and Rolls Gracie,
Rank   8th Degree Coral Belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Rolls Gracie
Carlos Gracie Jr.
Medal record
Representing  Brazil
Men's sambo
Pan American Championships
Silver medal – second place 1980 San Diego -80 kg

Carlos "Carlinhos" Gracie Jr. is a Brazilian 8th-degree coral belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and instructor.[1] A member of the Gracie family, he is the son of Carlos Gracie, and first cousin to the Machado family brothers.

Career[edit]

Gracie is the founder of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu (CBJJ), also known as International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), which runs multiple jiu-jitsu tournaments around the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Jiu-Jitsu Championship. He is a co-founder of the Gracie Barra team.

Gracie is also the creator and director of Gracie Magazine, a monthly Brazilian jiu-jitsu publication.

Personal life[edit]

Carlinhos is one of twenty-one children fathered by Brazilian jiu-jitsu co-founder Carlos Gracie. He has three children: daughter Caroline, and sons Kayron and Kyan.[2][3] Kayron is a black belt under his father and is a professor at Gracie Barra Rancho Santa Margarita.[4]

Instructor lineage[edit]

Kanō JigorōMitsuyo MaedaCarlos Gracie Sr.Helio Gracie[5] → Carlos Gracie Jr.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Founder of GB, Master Carlos Gracie Jr., has a new belt". Gracie Barra. 2015-05-01. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  2. ^ Gracie Family Tree Archived September 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine URL accessed on June 5, 2009
  3. ^ Charles Gracie Family Tree Archived April 30, 2009, at the Wayback Machine URL accessed on June 5, 2009
  4. ^ Gracie Barra RSM
  5. ^ Gracie Barra Founder