FAQs

Q?

What should I wear to my first class?

A.

Upon beginning your intro package, you will receive a gi. This
should be worn on your first class.

Q?

How long does it take to earn a black belt in Jiu-jitsu?

A.

It can take upwards of ten to fifteen years to earn a black belt. A
black belt in Royce Gracie Jiu-jitsu is one of the most prestigious
achievements in the martial arts, and there are no shortcuts or
substitutes.

Q?

Is competition required in Royce Gracie Jiu-jitsu?

A.

No. Although completion is encouraged as a means of gauging and
improving the level of your Jiu-jitsu, no competition in Jiu-jitsu or
mixed martial arts is required.

Q?

I would eventually like to get involved in mixed martial arts fighting. Is this allowed?

A.

MMA competition is only allowed with the approval and authorization
of your instructor. However, once this is obtained, your instructor will
help you prepare for your fight and will even help you prepare for your
fight and will even help you find the appropriate event to test your
ability level.