Royler Gracie & David Adiv Association

Become part of the RGDA


The RGDA welcomes new representatives! If you own/manage a martial arts school, a gym or club that offers a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program and/or would like to start one, we can help you! The RGDA is opened for those who want to make a positive difference in their communities and would like to work together with our association to learn and excel in educating others in the science of the RGDA System.

If you would like to know more about the RGDA and is considering joining our team, please download the "RGDA Questionnaire for Prospective Representatives".

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This questionnaire is a simple way for us to communicate and learn a little more about you. Upon receiving it we will contact you with further information.

Send in your questionnaire and any inquires to: rgda@live.com or contact us at: (908)713-0004.


Because together we can achieve more! The RGDA offers a support system to schools, teacher and students of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Some of the advantages of being part of the RGDA include:

Exclusive Training Opportunities for RGDA Students:
Camps, workshops and seminars lead by Professor Adiv and Professor Royler Gracie are held worldwide. These training sessions are based on the fundamentals of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and the RGDA System. They focus on the students needs, interests and on how to bring them to the next level.

IDS - Instructors Development Seminars:

Held several times a year, these seminars are for RGDA Instructors and Assistant Instructors only. These training sessions aim to provide our instructors the tools to creatively teach Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and the RGDA System in their communities.

All certificates are issued by the RGDA Association and authenticated by Royler Gracie and David Adiv.

- Certificate of Affiliation: This certificate recognizes the efforts and contributions of RGDA Academies and Schools in the learning, promotion and development of the art and science of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in their communities.

- Rank Certificate: To recognize the achievement of instructors and students as they advance in the belt system.

- Instructors Certification: Awarded for teaching personnel who have attended and successfully completed the training requirements offered at IDS's (Instructor's Development Seminar) and specific seminars and workshops. 

Competition Team Network:
Exclusive training opportunities are available at RGDA HQ and training centers to prepare our students to compete at local and international events at all aspects of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.  

Learning Centers Network:
Each certified RGDA school/academy is a learning center for the art and science of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Using the programs offered by the RGDA Education System our dedicated instructors bring in the most updated technique and teaching methodology to our students.
RGDA Learning Centers are spread out throught the USA and select countries. They welcome visitors from other RGDA schools/academies. To a complete list of the RGDA schools please click here.