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.