Charles Gracie

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Charles Gracie
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Born (1964-07-03) July 3, 1964 (age 57)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ResidenceTracy, California, US
NationalityBrazilian
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
StyleGracie Jiu-Jitsu
TeamCharles Gracie Team[1]
RankCoral Belt 7th Degree
SpouseTatiana Gracie
ChildrenRiury Gracie, Victoria Gracie
Notable relativesGracie family
Websitehttps://www.charlesgracie.com

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Charles Gracie is a world-renowned martial artist in the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and a member of the famous Gracie Family.[2][3] He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July, 3rd, 1964 and he is the oldest son of Grand Master Robson Gracie. Charles started practicing the sport at age 5 and has taught the technique to hundreds and hundreds of students. He received his Coral Belt on April, 16 2016[4]. He is a Jiu-Jitsu Master and is a certified Coral Belt holder[5]. He is the grandson of Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master Carlos Gracie, grandnephew of Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master Helio Gracie, brother of Renzo Gracie and cousin of Royce Gracie.

On July 7, 1997, Charles made his MMA debut in the Vale Tudo Extreme Combat against Assuerio Silva[6], winning the fight by knockout using a choke called kill the lion, typical Gracie Family strategy in Vale-Tudo.

He founded the Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the State of Bahia in Brazil.

He wrote the book Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense Techniques with Royce Gracie. [7].

Personal life[edit]

Charles Gracie and his wife Tatiana have two children, Riury and Victoria.

References[edit]

  1. [1]
  2. "Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Self defence for Kids & Adults". Charles Gracie. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. "Charles Gracie | Red Wolf BJJ". Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  4. Morumbi Jiu-Jitsu, Charles Gracie receives his Coral Belt April,17 2016.
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  7. Gracie, Charles; Gracie, Royce (2002). Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense Techniques (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu series). Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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