At 58 Years old, Master Relson Gracie demonstrates some of the amazing physical benefits of jiu jitsu through his flexibility and exercise routine. Lets hope we can all do this at 58.
The History Of The MMA: Visiting The Gracie Academy – ALPHADOG.TV
After watching this amazing video. There is no excuse why you shouldn’t be in there training. This really motivated me to want to train.
This is from the Gracie Academy website
Eric Ingram has been studying Gracie Combatives for a few years under the tutelage of his brother, Troy Ingram — a certified instructor at Bill Odom’s Certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Training Center in Norfolk, VA. Eric is quadriplegic, meaning all four limbs are affected by his condition, but is obviously not paralyzed. In his modified blue belt test, Eric demonstrates a level of resourcefulness and adaptiveness that can only be be likened to that which Grand Master Helio Gracie used to modify the Japanese Jiu-Jitsu techniques. To the Grand Master, nothing was more fulfilling than to empower the weak against the strong, and there is little doubt that seeing Eric’s adaptation his art would have moved him greatl
These are some clips from the Gracie Academy in Brazil from the 1950’s. Please excuse the quality of the film and the subtitles but it was remastered from 16 MM film. Don’t forget to watch the beach scene at the end. Enjoy