1916 – CARLOS GRACIE

February 04, 2016

MAEDA USED JIU JITSU AS A TOOL TO TEACH THE YOUNG CARLOS VALUES LIKE SELF CONTROL, DISCIPLINE AND RESPECT. IN 1925 CARLOS SETTLED IN RIO DE JANEIRO, WHERE HE OPENED ACADEMIA GRACIE DE JIU JITSU. CARLOS BEGAN TO TEACH THE ART TO HIS YOUNGER BROTHERS OSWALDO, GASTAO, GEORGE, AND HELIO AS WELL AS DEVELOPING A PHILOSOPHY AND NUTRITION SYSTEM  TO COMPLEMENT THE ART. THE GRACIE FAMILY BEGAN TO GROW (CARLOS HAD 21 CHILDREN) AND THE BROTHERS BEGAN TO CHALLENGE OTHER FIGHTERS TO NO-HOLDS-BARRED FIGHTS TO PROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF JIU JITSU.

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