The Team Mission
The GJJNE is an official Team member since the establishment of the JIU-JITSU GLOBAL FEDERATION (www.jjgf.com) under the direction of Grandmaster RICKSON Gracie, Red belt 9th Degree and son of Hélio Gracie, founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.
The JJGF serves as a global umbrella organization for authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, focusing on practical self-defense. The GJJNE will always pass on all the services and advantages provided by the JJGF to our members, so that all of them can benefit from it equally. We will always strive to exceed the expectations of our members and those of the JJGF.
Benefits of membership for all partnerships:
• unified and internationally recognized teaching program.
• an international and broad network of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu-kas.
• globally recognized Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu graduations.
• a clear and efficient Belt system for all members.
• technical, administrative & communications support.
• training manuals, books and videos / DVDs at affordable prices.
• high quality training gear at top prices and conditions.
• licensed members are tested and certified up to the Black belt, without extra costs. (Additional JJGF certification for Black belt, and higher Degree grades, are based on JJGF fees and guidelines.)
The Academy Gracie Zuerich (www.graciezuerich.ch) serves as an Institute for research and development as well as an international training center, following all Requirements and Standards as request by the S.D.U. Division of the JJGF.