Carlos Gracie - The Creator of a Fighting Dynasty: Biography by Reila Gracie


Reila Gracie's renowned biography of Carlos Gracie Snr. has been translated into English and we are thrilled to offer up this limited edition classic in the UK. 

At well over 500 pages, this huge undertaking took Reila more than 10 years to research and put together. There are many previously fascinating unpublished photos of Carlos, his siblings, and many of their children as well.

"Reila Gracie tells her father's story, including his first martial arts lessons, the fights he got himself into, the family rifts and dramas, details of the main fights and how he created the style known as Brazilian jiu-jitsu."  Isto E Gente Magazine (Brazil)

"Carlos Gracie's daughter and Helio's niece, Reila has written the most controversial book about the dynasty of fighters and, even more, has turned the spotlight on to the women in the most famous family of tough guys in Brazil." O Globo Magazine (Brazil) 

Type: Books