Brazilian MMA Legend Master Rickson Gracie Visits Our Area

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Expert Making First Area Appearance at Gym’s Grand Opening Launch

Master Rickson Gracie, one of the most respected and accomplished Mixed Martial Arts fighters/instructors in the world from the legendary Brazilian Gracie family, will make his very first Washington, D.C. area appearance on Wednesday, March 31. Gracie will hold a special instructional seminar at the brand new One Spirit Martial Arts and Pedro Sauer Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters facility located at 46950 Community Plaza, Suite 220 in Sterling, VA.

“This is truly an honor and privilege to host such an important figure to help launch the grand opening of our outstanding new facility in Sterling,” said Dave Anderson, One Spirit Martial Arts owner, founder. “We couldn’t ask for a greater attraction than this living legend who commands worldwide respect and admiration.”

Gracie (whose first name is pronounced Hickson) is an 8th Degree Black Belt Open Class Champion of the Gracie Family, holds an impeccable undefeated record in more than 400 fights over various art forms from Jiu-Jitsu and freestyle wrestling to Sambo and no holds barred challenge matches. The acclaimed son of Helio Gracie is equally regarded as an instructor preaching determination, discipline and sportsmanship.

Students from all across the country are expected to take part in the seminar which runs from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

All World Champion and TV's Fight Quest coach Renato Barreto will also be present.