About Us

Renzo Gracie Academy Cape Town was one of the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies formed in 2006 in South Africa, based the Mother City's business hub, it's ideally situated for 'out-of-towners' and those traveling via the MiCity bus route and for those working in the CBD. With many accommodation options within a few steps from the Academy's front door, RGA Cape Town is a favourite for the globetrotter.

Our Classes

We run daily classes, with a morning class for those early-risers, a lunch-time class for those on a corporate lunch break and two evening classes split between newer grapplers and an advanced group


We have a number of membership options that include a 6 month and 12 month contract, speak to one of our assistants at the academy to assist you with a plan that best suits your lifestyle

“What is a champion but a guy that didn't quit? Life is a continuous experience. You only fail by not learning.” - Renzo Gracie

Renzo Gracie Academy Cape Town

86 Buitengracht Street (Above Built-It, Entrance on Hout Street), Cape Town, 8001