Gracie Barra RSM upholds the core values and principles of Gracie Barra, including brotherhood, integrity, respect, discipline, growth mindset, and empowerment. Our school provides high-quality Jiu-Jitsu training to a diverse community, including adults, women, children, military, and law enforcement personnel. We are deeply committed to delivering exceptional instruction and fostering a supportive training environment for all our students. Join our community today and experience how our school can empower you through the art of Jiu-Jitsu.


Professor Kayron Gracie is a renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and instructor who has left an indelible mark on the martial arts world. Born into the legendary Gracie family, Kayron carries on the tradition of excellence established by his ancestors. With a deep-rooted passion for the art and a tireless dedication to his craft, he has become an influential figure in the Jiu-Jitsu community.

From an early age, Kayron immersed himself in the teachings of his family, learning the intricacies and techniques of Jiu-Jitsu. Under the guidance of his father, Master Carlos Gracie Jr., Kayron honed his skills and developed a formidable grappling prowess. His commitment and talent propelled him to achieve multiple world titles in various Jiu-Jitsu championships.

Beyond his competitive achievements, Professor Kayron Gracie’s impact extends to his role as an instructor. He has dedicated himself to sharing his knowledge and expertise with students from all walks of life. With a patient and insightful teaching style, he has helped countless individuals embrace Jiu-Jitsu, both as a martial art and a way of life. Through his guidance, students have gained not only technical skills but also valuable life lessons of discipline, perseverance, and self-confidence.

Professor Kayron Gracie’s contributions to the growth and development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are immeasurable. He has traveled the world, conducting seminars and workshops, spreading the principles of the gentle art and inspiring others to embrace its benefits. His commitment to preserving the legacy of the Gracie family and his dedication to the art form have solidified his reputation as a respected and influential figure in the Jiu-Jitsu community.

Outside the mats, Professor Kayron Gracie is known for his humility, kindness, and passion for helping others. He strives to make a positive impact, not only within the martial arts community but also in society as a whole. His commitment to personal growth and his desire to empower others have made him a role model for aspiring Jiu-Jitsu practitioners worldwide.

Through his remarkable journey, Professor Kayron Gracie continues to leave an enduring legacy in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, inspiring countless individuals to discover their potential and pursue excellence both on and off the mats.


Rafael Oliveira is a 4th Degree Black Belt.

He is is a young man who has decided to dedicate his life to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is strongly committed to his journey of mastering the art. Discipline and focus are remarkable elements of his personality and made a big difference for one of the greatest achievements of his life: The World’s Bjj No-Gi Championship in 2007.

In Brazil, Rafael had the opportunity to train at the legendary Gracie Barra main school in Rio de Janeiro, where he was trained on the same mats and environment that made some of the biggest names of our sport.
Always very caring, Rafael tries to understand his teammates and students and finds joy in sharing his knowledge with them.

We are part of Gracie Barra, the largest Jiu-Jitsu organization in the world, with over 1000 schools around the globe. Gracie Barra was established by Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the son of Jiu-Jitsu pioneer Grand Master Carlos Gracie Sr. and played a pivotal role in the development and popularization of Jiu-Jitsu. With a vision to expand the global reach of Jiu-Jitsu and promote its numerous benefits, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. founded the first official Gracie Barra school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1986.

The mission of Gracie Barra Rancho Santa Margarita is to improve the lives of the people in the South Orange County area including Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Mission Viejo, Las Flores, and surrounding communities in Orange County, California through the value-centered martial art of Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the Jiu-Jitsu healthy lifestyle.


At Gracie Barra RSM, we believe that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu extends far beyond the confines of a physical discipline. It is a way of life that nurtures mental fortitude, resilience, and personal growth. Through our classes and programs, we strive to create a positive environment where individuals of all ages and backgrounds can thrive, embracing Gracie Barra’s motto of “Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone.”


Our dedicated instructors at Gracie Barra RSM are not only accomplished practitioners but also compassionate mentors who instill the core values of respect, discipline, and humility in each student. We recognize that the journey towards mastering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is as much about personal growth as it is about acquiring technical skills. We emphasize the development of character, fostering a sense of community, and building strong bonds that extend beyond the mat. Join us at Gracie Barra RSM and experience firsthand the transformative power of Jiu-Jitsu, tailored to fit the needs and aspirations of each individual, in line with our motto of “Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone.”


Getting started at Gracie Barra is easy, our staff will help you every step of the way to make sure you have the best experience of Jiu-Jitsu possible at Gracie Barra Rancho Santa Margarita