We are open under WA State Phase-III Guidelines. Accepting new students.

Changing livesthrough self-defense instruction

Renzo Gracie Seattle offers world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and self-defense training to students of all ages in the Puget Sound area

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Your Coaches

At Renzo Gracie Seattle, our coaches have devoted their lives to the art of grappling and take the greatest care in sharing their knowledge to students of all experience levels.

  • Fred Borden

    Head Coach

    Born and raised in New York City, Fred began his Jiu-jitsu career training under the respected John Danaher and honed his wrestling at the prestigious NYAC Wrestling Club. He has trained alongside Gregor and Rolles Gracie, and UFC stars Georges St. Pierre, Chris Weidman and Frankie Edgar. In 2011, Fred took gold at the NoGi Pan Ams Masters. From 2008-2012 Fred served as a teacher's assistant at the legendary Renzo Gracie Academy, and in 2018 he was awarded his black belt by Rolles Gracie.

  • Josh Prado

    Assistant Coach

    Born and raised in New York City, Josh began his jiu-jitsu career under Daniel Gracie, Leo Leonardo Leite, and John Danaher in the legendary blue basement at Renzo Gracie Academy NYC. Prior to BJJ, Josh wrestled at Phillips Exeter Academy. During his tenure Exeter’s Big Red won three New England titles. He continued his career at Wesleyan University for multiple time New England Wrestling Association Coach of the Year and the winningest coach in school history, Drew Black. In 2019, Josh was promoted to Black Belt by Renzo Gracie Black Belt, Lincoln Pereira

Current Schedule
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    5:30PM - 7:00PM

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    7:00PM - 8:00PM

  • TU
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    5:30PM - 7:00PM

    🥋 Gi

    7:00PM - 8:00PM

  • W
    🥋 Gi

    5:30PM - 7:00PM

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    7:00PM - 8:00PM

  • TH
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    5:30PM - 7:00PM

    🥋 Gi

    7:00PM - 8:00PM

  • FR
    🤼‍♂️ No Gi

    5:30PM - 7:00PM

  • SA

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  • SU

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