Meet Carley Gracie, 8th degree Black Belt and son of Gracie jiu-jitsu founder Carlos Gracie. Carley is the father of Clark Gracie. Carley is the oldest member of the Gracie clan still donning a gi and stepping on the mat to teach. FightlifeTV has an exclusive conversation with this living legend of the martial arts. Growing up in a family of fighters, Carley felt both the pressure and the support of one of the most famous martial arts families in history.
Hear how Carley made his way to America from Brazil, fought challenge matches, and built up his school and the family name over the next several decades. Watch closely and you’ll also learn a few things; guillotine defense, an arm bar and neck choke, some self defense on the ground, a take down via shoulder and hip throw, and a nifty guard pass.