Welcome to Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy & Training Center

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The Renzo Gracie Training Center (RGTC) is a Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy and fitness center that provides a functional fitness fortress for training for kids and adults in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), wrestling and self-defense .

With our spacious, high-end training room, we’ve provided an extensive schedule to accommodate everyone from weekend warriors, kids, time-crunched parents, young athletes as well as professional athletes.

With 2000sq.ft of mat space just in the Jiu Jitsu room alone, our legendary Gracie Jiu jitsu program offers world-class instruction from Black belt instructors under Renzo Gracie. Being part of the Renzo Gracie Association affords us the ability to bring in many of our team mates who are world champions. It is not uncommon to see UFC Champion Matt Serra or multiple time world champion Ricardo Almeida coming through our doors. Of course it is always a highlight for everyone when the Legend Renzo Gracie himself shows up to teach.

We have a private training room with a TV to wirelessly watch techniques to accommodate our members who would like some extra training as well as a playroom for children to be able to relax and watch movies while their siblings or parents are training.
There are also locker rooms and a shower here at the facility.

The Renzo Gracie Training Center of Weston proudly serves the public of Weston, Sunrise, Davie, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, Plantation, Tamarac, Southwest and Sunshine Ranches as well as all of Fort Lauderdale in Broward.








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Hey everyone, a few days ago i went to the academy for my last time before i left to say goodbye to u guys. I just wanted to thank all of you at the academy for making it such a friendly and enjoyable place to go to everyday. After being a member of Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Training Center for over a year all you guys became like my second family.. I went to the academy my first day not knowing anyone there or what to expect.. Then as days passed i noticed that u guys really are all a family.. Everyday i would train with different people and i got to know a little about each person and ofcourse each one of those people taught me a little more about life or martial arts. It became such a joy for me to go and train at the academy.. Wether it was jiu jitsu, muay thai, wrestling or hyperfit,i always felt like i came out fitter, stronger, more knowledgable, and most importantly i came out happier and feeling great about myself. So i want to thank all you guys and girls at the academy for making it more than just a place to go train, but a place where many friends and memories were created. Specially i want to thank my teachers Stan, Juan, Nei, Pat, Santos and Joe for guiding me and pushing me to learn more and more and train harder and to finish what i started. Stan, i couldnt’ve picked a better place to train at, it was simply the best to train and learn from you, thank you for everything I appreciate it so much. I wish the best to all of you at the academy, good luck with everything and keep training hard.. Like Stan says, “always finish what you started”. Julian S.


This place is hands down one of the best training facilities I have been to. Sure it might cost you more a month than a normal gym membership, but if you stay dedicated, you will get more than what you pay for. Plus you always have someone else planning your workout for you! The owners are fantastic, the instructors are amazing and the atmosphere of the gym is inspiring, fun and enthusiastic. It is more than just a training facility, they make you feel like you are part of a family. They give back to their members unlike the big box gyms who just scan you in and say hello. They form lasting relationships with every member and create events outside of the training enviroment to further create relationships. Because of this I recomend this facility to everyone I know and meet. Plus you get to try out the facility for a week for free

Danielle S.


Stan – This is J. S.’s Dad. I wanted to touch base with you and offer a huge amount of praise on your academy as well as heap praise to Juan. When J. was growing up, I was always concerned about his genuine good heart and being such a good soul to others. My concern was he would be taken advantage of. J. is one of those old souls that is genuinely kind and likes everyone. I always knew I wanted him to learn the martial arts, I just was never sure which art was right for him. I grew up having received training in tae kwondo, japenese GoJu, as well as Chinese Jeet Koon Do…(forgive my bad spelling). Anyway, tae kwon do was out, too commercialized. My thoughts had been that J. needed practical training in real life situations. When I stumbled upon your school, I knew in my heart that this was the place for J.

First, his promotion to his grey and white belt is just fantastic. He was so happy at the holiday dinner to have received his promotion. It really gave him a sense of accomplishment. We could not have been more proud of him.

The real reason for this note is to inform you and Juan of a situation that occurred today. Apparently a boy who was quite a bit larger than J. was giving him a hard time while he was at the park with friends today. They ended up in a fight. J. has always been taught not to initiate a fight and only to defend himself or to protect his family from harm. Anyway, this larger boy started getting physical with him and they ended up on the ground with the boy on top of him. However, J.’s Jiu Jitsu training took over and he quickly handled the situation to the amazement of his friends, his mother and the other mothers present. Yes he was bruised a bit, but he defended himself and did not back down. In fact his comments were that he should have gotten on top of the boy and that he remembered to use what Juan had taught him to do. All the mothers there said they want to enroll their boys at your school :)

Anyway, I am not proud that a fight happened, but thrilled my boy was not the aggressor, remained his composure and defended himself. This just makes my thoughts of enrolling him at your school that much better of a choice. Jiu Jitsu works!! We are proud that J. is part of the Renzo Gracie family, as it truly is a family. Thank you and Juan for your patience and guidance with our son. We look forward to his further development at your school. Regards, M.


It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced Martial Artist looking to round out your training, or you haven’t trained a day in your life. Stan Beck’s relaxed teaching style will quickly give you self-defense skills you can use from Day 1 of your training, while also helping you increase your endurance, confidence, strength, and overall health.

The classes are fun while being educational, and everyone there has a positive, helpful attitude not found in many Martial Arts schools. The academy itself is one of the cleanest, nicest Martial Arts training facilities in the area.

Bottom line: As a Police Officer and someone who has been training for over 20 years in the Martial Arts, I wouldn’t recommend a Martial Arts school if I didn’t believe it was one of the best in the area. The Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Weston has my wholehearted recommendation. James M


Thanks! I have to tell you, Stan, that we are thrilled!!! (Our son) is TOTALLY COMMITTED to Gracie Jiu Jitsu!! When he comes home from class and I ask him how it was, etc., I can tell by the way he answers that he really LOVES it!! He has really, really taken to it and doesn’t want to ever miss any classes that he can possibly take. We feel it is a terrific workout for him, both physically and mentally, and I can tell it is doing great things for his “head.” I see a growing sense of feeling good about himself, a sense of competency. Regardless of skill level, what more could a parent ask for, right? We all want our kids to feel good about themselves, confident, motivated, respectful, disciplined and proud of who they are. We also feel there is that very necessary sense of respect, praise and encouragement in the dojo. Without these elements, I believe, no program would be successful. You are running an organized and wonderful academy, Stan!

Keep it up! Thanks and have a great day!


I”m very happy with the staff and students at the Renzo Gracie Academy of Weston. The instructors are excellent technicians and more importantly….transfer their knowledge effectively to create excellent students. Truly a great investment !!

Raul A.


My 4 year old takes classes here. I grew up taking judo at various places. I can tell you my son will stay here for a long time and I view this every bit as important as his elementary school. The teachers are positive and professional. Top notch. No thugs here.

Hector P.