In 1989 Rorion, Rickson, Royce, and Royler, opened the first Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy. It was in Torrance, California. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Aurora is a Gracie Academy certified training. When you want the real thing, you go to the source. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Aurora is Colorado’s premiere Gracie Academy and as close to the source as it gets.