Learn about who we are
More than just martial arts.
Establishing lasting relationships.
Cultivating a community of champions on and off the mat.
Gracie Brandon is about much more than simply training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. We are a family of individuals who yearn to help each other become great in every way. Hailing from Professor Rob Kahn, the first black belt under UFC’s first champion, Royce Gracie, Gracie Brandon is developing some of the best BJJ athletes in South Florida. Not to worry, even if you’ve never trained in your life, we have a program for you.
Come join us.
Learn more about who we are below
About the Owner
Professor Robby Donofrio is the founder and head instructor at Gracie Brandon. Robby received his black belt in 2014 under Rob Kahn who was the first black belt under Royce Gracie, the UFC’s first champion. Robby, formerly part of the US Air Force, is now a pro MMA fighter and BJJ competitor who made a name for himself within the BJJ community by taking first place at the 2012 ADCC trials. Robby has competed against and defeated some of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Outside of competition, Robby is known for his prestigious coaching abilities having coached some of the best grapplers in the world. Robby takes pride in teaching Jiu Jitsu in a way that caters to all types of students, from white belt to black, with the intention of making each and every student the best version of themselves on and off the mat.