Jiu-Jitsu for Strength, Confidence, and Safety





Youth Program

The Gracie Kona Youth Program provides children ages 5-15 with an environment that allows them to experience and understand core values like focus, discipline, persistence, cooperation, and respect. LEARN MORE.

Adult Program

The Gracie Kona Adult Program teaches the perfect blend of practical self-defense and sports Jiu-Jitsu. Improve your mental and physical well being and discover a lifestyle. LEARN MORE.

About Us

Gracie Kona Jiu-Jitsu Academy is a proud member of the Charles Gracie Association. The academy is conveniently located in the heart of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Kona) on the Big Island.

Learn the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and how it can help improve your life, on and off the mats. Jiu-Jitsu is a great way to get in shape while learning self defense. Classes are taught by a Gracie black belt specializing in self-defense and competition Jiu-Jitsu. LEARN MORE.


Aloha, Travelers

Visiting the Big Island? We enjoy hosting BJJ practitioners from around the world at our Academy in Beautiful Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

There is no losing in Jiu-Jitsu, you either win or you learn.
— Carlos Gracie Jr.