Congratulations to Coach Drake!

Drake won 1st in No Gi Expert at NAGA Grappling Championship in St. Louis Missouri on July 18th.  Hard work pays off.

Victor ToddCongratulations to Coach Drake!
Lithia's Best Kids Program

After-School Program – Enroll Early

Sign up for Gracie Fishhawk Kids after-school program before August 7th and receive an early bird discount.  Call Travis for details. 813-381-3954

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New Summer Kids Classes

School is almost out and the kids are free during the day so Travis has initiated a few daytime kids classes for summer. A 9:30AM to 10:15AM Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and a 9:30AM to 10:15AM on Saturday.  See Travis for details.

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Due to the growth and success of our teens, we have begun a teen class at 6:15PM Monday through Friday. Teens learn self defense and Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu fundamentals. Bring your teen in and watch their skills and confidence take off.



Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is unlike any other martial art. Some are in it for the exercise–exercise that is much more exciting than a treadmill. Some are in it for the stress relief–when you are rolling, the day to day fades away quickly. Some are in it for the chess game–each roll is a mental challenge to relax while being aggressive, learning …

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A Win at Five Grappling N.A.I.C.

Congratulations to our lead BJJ instructor, Joshua Hayden, on winning the NoGi Expert Middleweight Division at the Five Grappling North American Invitational Championship in Miami this past weekend. Josh was victorious in an extremely competitive division which included some of today’s best BJJ competitors. Great job, Josh!

Victor ToddA Win at Five Grappling N.A.I.C.

Visit Gracie Fishhawk on Facebook and Like Our Page.

View up to date news on classes, Gracie Fishhawk’s growth from day one, and upcoming events. It is a must read for the Gracie Fishhawk jiu jitsu family.

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Gracie Fishhawk Team Headed to Miami

Gracie Fishhawk and Gracie Brandon coaches are headed to Miami to compete in the Five Grappling tournament Saturday November 8th. Good luck Josh, Jeremy, Travis, Dylan and Avery. According to the Five website free live streaming of the North American Invitational Championship is available.

Victor ToddGracie Fishhawk Team Headed to Miami

Lessons I’ve Learned After One Year at Gracie Tampa

Just about a year ago, me, my wife, and son moved to Tampa, FL. In part we wanted a new climate, plus her parents are down here. But another reason (probably the biggest for me) was to be able to train full-time with Rob Kahn, the owner and head instructor for Gracie Tampa. Since being here for almost a year, …

sonnyjitsuLessons I’ve Learned After One Year at Gracie Tampa

The Benefits of Private Lessons

Hello my name is Taylor and this is a blog entry to inform people on the benefits to taking private lessons here at Gracie Tampa. First, as a student with a busy schedule it can be hard to commit to a concrete schedule. By taking private lessons with an instructor, it allows a student to learn and train on their …

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