Building Physical, Mental, and Emotional Confidence



Adam Ideson
Adam IdesonHead Instructor
Adam Ideson has been practicing Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® since 2010. Adam has dedicated himself to the study of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and sharing this art and lifestyle with others. Adam graduated the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy Instructor Certication program in 2013.
Agnes Chau
Agnes ChauWomen Empowered Certified Instructor
Alisha Olson
Alisha OlsonWomen Empowered Certified Instructor
Angela Okerye
Angela OkeryeWomen Empowered Certified Instructor
David Sandoval
David SandovalCertified Instructor
Jenny Hall
Jenny HallCertified Instructor
Joe Court
Joe CourtCertified Instructor
Justin Koester
Justin KoesterCertified Instructor
Kai Koester
Kai KoesterCertified Instructor
Kiara Howerzyl
Kiara HowerzylCertified Instructor
Lance Praet
Lance PraetCertified Instructor
Ruthy Mavashev
Ruthy MavashevCertified Instructor
Sarah Richetto
Sarah RichettoCertified Instructor


Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® is a way of life.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix is the only Gracie University, Certified Training Center in Phoenix. Our mission is to provide the highest level of self-defense instruction in a positive, healthy, and safe environment. Our instructors are dedicated to providing each of our students with the best possible instruction and support. We strive to ensure that each of our students receive the best self-defense instruction and experience available, in group or private lessons.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix | Self Defense Training | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy
White Belt | Gracie Jiu Jitsu Certified Training Center



Building Physical, Mental, and Emotional Confidence

Flexible membership packages to suit all levels of training to help achieve your goals.

Bullyproof Your Child | Self Defense Training | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix

Our goal is to instill unshakable confidence in your child so they can overcome bullies without violence.

Gracie Combatives | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Techniques | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix

You will learn the 36 core techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in a fun, safe, and cooperative environment.


Hundreds of advanced techniques organized into a clearly defined, systematic curriculum.

Women Empowerment & Self Defense Training | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix

Self-defense program for women that will teach you how to neutralize the 15 most common attacks.



Private classes enable the instructor to teach the lessons in the order that will optimize learning.

Groups / Seminars | Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Phoenix | Self Defense Training


View upcoming group training/camps as well as upcoming training seminars that you can sign up and join in.

“ The atmosphere is so welcoming even when you haven’t been there in a while. It always feels like family. The instructors are amazing and of course the content of what is being taught is absolutely the best! ”

K. Ann