Gracie Muenster is the area's Premiere
Academy for authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Self-Defense. Designed
by Grandmasters Helio and Carlos Gracie, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is the most effective
method of defense against common and dangerous attacks.
At Gracie Muenster, we believe in teaching with three objectives. First, give the student the most reliable method of self defense known to man. Second, provide one of the most fun and complete methods of physical fitness there is. Lastly, offer an environment dedicated to personal, ethical, and educational improvement.
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Roy Marsh is one of the very few Tested Black
Belts in the world under the Legendary UFC Hall-of-Famer, Royce Gracie -
the man responsible for introducing the world to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and
Mixed Martial Arts.
As one of the most sought after and respected Jiu-Jitsu instructors and top practitioners in the Carolinas, Roy is known for his exceptional technical insight and ability to convey that knowledge. Because of this, he has given seminars internationally and is highly sought after for private lessons.
It has always been Mr. Marsh's dream to move to Germany, and after building a very successful school in the U.S., he has decided to follow his dream and settle in Muenster.
Roy was awarded his Black Belt after passing a grueling test by Royce, Pedro Valente Sr. (Red Belt) and a large panel of Black Belts. Proving his knowledge and proficiency in all aspects of the art, he was given permission to teach in accordance with the standards and mission set by Grandmaster Helio.
To anyone who hasn’t been asleep, you know there is a growing debate as to the central role of Jiu-Jitsu. Should it be practiced primarily as a sport or as a martial art focused on self defense? Over the past number of years, I believe the sport side has predominated as many schools and instructors…Read More
I didn’t want to have to write this blog post. I really didn’t. But, I’ve had enough people ask me about this situation that I feel I have to address it. There is a school in North Wales (Chris Pritchard PMA) that has come under fire for what I consider fairly ridiculous reasons. They are…Read More
One of the best things about training a combative style of martial arts is that it teaches you to become accustomed to conflict. One of the worst things about training a combative martial art is that it can make us think we are accustomed to what real violence is. One of, if not the most,…Read More
"Everything Roy Marsh has taught me is something I was able to
understand, practice correctly, and use to better defend myself."
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