Welcome to International Carlson Gracie Amsterdam .

With more than 10 classes, 4 open mat sessions a week, and a special women's class, Carlson Gracie Holland is one of the most accessible Brazilian Jiu Jitsu schools in the Netherlands. On this page you can find more information about our head coach Marcos Flexa and affiliated black belts, the full schedule and special seminars. You are invited to join us for a free class at any time. Please send us a message if you are interested to come by for a visit or training. We look forward to welcoming you!


Carlson Gracie Team is led by Carlson Gracie Jr. who is the head coach of all Carlson Gracie teams worldwide. All classes at Carlson Gracie Holland are taught by head coach Marcos Flexa who is assisted by black belts Daniël Bertina and Desmond van den Berg, and brown belt Olga Lyashevska.

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The extensive schedule at Carlson Gracie Holland offers students from beginner to advanced levels to maximize their training by improving techniques and physical condition. Classes consist of 1.5 hour-long training where the student is observed by all teachers of the academy, which is the best method to fix the mistakes. In addition the open mat sessions allow students to practice all learned techniques during class with fellow team mates from all levels.

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Every Sunday from 16h30 to 18h00 there is a women-only class where women from all levels train together. The class consist of 15 minutes of warming-up, 45 minutes of techniques and drills, and ends with 30 minutes of sparring. Beginners to advanced are welcome to join.

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