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Lubbock jiu-jitsu seminar to feature Royce Gracie

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From Lubbock Sports:

United Martial Arts will host a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu seminar featuring Royce Gracie, the first person to be introduced into the Ultimate Fighter Championship Hall of Fame. The Seminar is set for Saturday, June 9 from 2-4 p.m. at United Martial Arts, located at 142nd and Slide Road.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport and self-defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. During the seminar, Gracie will teach attendees different skills and techniques.

The legendary fighter has taught mixed martial arts to various actors including Chuck Norris, Josh Duhamel and Nicholas Cage. Gracie has also taught Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to members of the CIA, FBI and Secret Service.

The cost to attend the seminar is $75. No prior experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is required, however, space is limited. For more information, contact United Martial Arts at 806.698.6100 or email

The United Martial Arts Training Center exists to challenge and empower students of martial arts, developing attributes of character, excellence, self-discipline, tolerance, and humility while recognizing and optimizing their full potential. Through superior teaching of a rigorous curriculum, athletes are provided with the background necessary to compete at the highest level.

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