Carlson Gracie Amsterdam

Welcome to International Carlson Gracie Amsterdam.

On this page, you can find more information about our head coach Marcos Flexa 5th degree black belt and affiliated black belts, the full schedule, and special seminars. Carlson Gracie Amsterdam is one of the most accessible Brazilian Jiu-jitsu schools in the Netherlands With IBJJF and FJ-J.Rio CERTIFICATES.
You are invited to join us for a free class at any time.
We look forward to welcoming you!

Tourists and visitors are always welcome

In our gym the coach is Brazilian and the classes are in English.
BJJ Tourists and visitors pay a small fee of €20 euros for Open Mat or class.
keep checking the calendar before coming because in the holidays always have different schedules.
Tourists and visitors BJJ Black Belts with IBJJF card can train for free, but contact by email first.
White Gis of the GR1PS brand with Carlson Gracie Amsterdam logos is available for €115,00 euros in sizes A1, A2, A3, and A4.

Classes with Brazilian Instructor

Professor Marcos ‘Flexa’ is a 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the legendary Carlson Gracie (1933 – 2006),

6 Classes For Complete Beginners Weekly

Leave your ego at the door /  Focus on the basics /  Work on the things you find difficult.
The extensive schedule at Carlson Gracie Amsterdam offers students from beginner to advanced levels to maximize their training by improving techniques and physical condition.



It’s great way to start the day!
The smaller class sizes present an excellent opportunity to ask questions and get a more personalized Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu early in the day can stimulate your metabolism to keep you burning more calories throughout the day.
Every Monday Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 9:30 am.


Classes consist of 1.5 hour-long specific training where the student is observed by all Black Belts 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 teammates from all levels.

Women class at Carlson Gracie Amsterdam

The female class can be on Thursday, Saturday or Sunday depending on the availability of girls, we always post on the calendar a week in advance and is open to all levels.– from absolute beginners to advanced fighters. The class consists of 15 minutes of warming up, 45 minutes of techniques and drills, and ends with half an hour of sparring. The presence of only women makes the class very accessible to all levels of female fighters.The classes are taught by Professor Marcos Flexa or other Girls who are part of the team.
Apart from women class, all other classes are also open to all girls. Most women training at our gym regularly train during other classes.
You’re welcome to join us training during the week.
Kimonos are available at the gym. Please fill in the contact form on this website for a free class.

Marcos Flexa

Marcos Flexa

Head Coach Carlson Gracie Amsterdam

Marcos Flexa was born and raised in Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has been a member of the Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Team . Marcos Flexa is the most experienced Professor in activity In Holland .
Professor Marcos ‘Flexa’ is a 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the legendary Carlson Gracie (1933 – 2006), the master that created the most dominant fight team in the history of the art. For years, professor Marcos ‘Flexa’ was the head coach of the Carlson Gracie Academy in Rio de Janeiro. After some travelling he came to Europe and settled in Amsterdam, where he has been teaching for the last eight years and recently started a new academy in 2013. With more mat space, better facilities and a lot more weekly classes. Professor Marcos ‘Flexa’ is one of the highest ranking black belts in all of Europe, and has trained, competed and taught side by side with the many big names in the art. He still has a strong relationship with all of his old teammates, and during the year we host many seminars of famous Carlson Gracie black belts. Learn the fundamentals and advanced techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu straight from the source, from a real black belt professor. Join our team !

Unforgettable seminars