Welcome to Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orange County and Team Ganyao Muay Thai

For over 20 years, USBA has been building and developing Champions, strengthening the mind, body and spirit of each individual. Ultimately, we are building greater unity in families, workplaces and in the communities we serve – vital benefits in today's society! For those of you who have not visited our school in Orange County, please take a look at the diverse and exciting programs we offer for all ages and interests. Contact us to enroll in a class, to request information, or to arrange a private interview, free introductory lesson, and tour of the school. Or call us at (949) 363-6500!

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US Blackbelt Academy Teams up with Martial Artists Against Bullying to combat bullying epidemic…

As you may already know, we are strong believers in personal safety. We have done our best to arm our students with practical life skills that will help them in real life. As part of that, we have made an effort to address the bullying behavior that continues to be prevalent in modern society. Although extremely important, we believe that it is not enough to just teach our students how to … [Read More...]

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Royce Gracie and Ivan Kravitz visit Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, CA

Royce Gracie and US Blackbelt Academy owner Ivan Kravitz were recently invited to visit Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, CA. They were given an amazing tour of the command, including a quick visit to SEAL TEAM 5 HQ, and a visit to the famed O-Course. After a quick lunch, Royce Gracie conducted a 2 hour seminar to various personnel of the command, covering various tactics, methods and … [Read More...]

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UFC Legend Royce Gracie is BACK to US Blackbelt Academy on December 16th for 2 Seminars!

UFC Hall of Fame Member Royce Gracie will back at US Blackbelt Academy on Monday, December 16th, 2013 for 2 exciting seminars. Royce will conduct a seminar for children 6-11 years of age from 5:00 - 6:00pm. If your child has never had a class with Royce, this is a great opportunity to introduce him or her to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. As a father of 4, Royce makes the seminar fun and educational. At … [Read More...]

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UFC 1….Royce Gracie introduces Gracie Jiu-Jitsu to the world…

By Thomas Gerbasi October 28, 2013 Looking back at the UFC's first event as its 20th birthday approaches... Technology has grown by leaps and bounds over the years, but you still can’t go back in time. That’s the bad news for writers who would have loved to be on press row for Ali-Frazier I or III, or in the press box for Babe Ruth’s “called shot” in 1932 or Joe Namath’s guarantee in … [Read More...]


Recent testimonial from one of our awesome students…Thank you!

What can I say... I have been at US Blackbelt Academy for over seven years. My son started when he was 4 and went through to age 8,  followed by my daughter. She is 8 and working toward her Blackbelt. She has gained focus, confidence, and perseverance. She has learned that practice is mandatory in order to learn. What an invaluable lesson.  She looks forward to the jui jutsu classes because of the … [Read More...]



Every time you're feeling a little sorry for yourself, please come back and watch this video...Guaranteed to fire you up! … [Read More...]