VISITOR INFORMATION

WELCOME TO THE LEGENDARY CARLSON GRACIE WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS.

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY.

LOCATION

CARLSON GRACIE HEADQUARTERS

2778 N MILWAUKEE AVE

CHICAGO, IL 60647

TEL: (312)409-0566

WE ARE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF MILWAUKEE & KIMBALL, NEXT TO GAP. METERED STREET PARKING AVAILABLE. FREE PARKING IN SOME AREAS ON KIMBALL, SPAULDING, & SAWYER AVENUES.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: ARE VISITORS ALLOWED TO COME IN AND TRAIN?

A: ABSOLUTELY. VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO COME AND TRAIN WITH US. IF YOU HAVE NEVER TRAINED BEFORE, AND THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME, COME IN FOR A FREE TRIAL. IF YOU ARE VISITING FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL, THERE IS A DAY MAT FEE TO TRAIN AT OUR FACILITY. 

 

Q: DO I NEED TO MAKE RESERVATIONS TO ATTEND A CLASS OR TRAIN?

A: THEY ARE NOT REQUIRED. WE RECOMMEND ARRIVING AT LEAST 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASS TO SIGN ANY WAIVERS, FILL OUT PAPERWORK, AND BECOME ACCLIMATED WITH OUR TRAINING FACILITY.


Q: AS A VISITOR, CAN I ATTEND ANY CLASS?

A: FOR SAFETY REASONS, CLASSES ARE DESIGNED BASED ON SKILL LEVEL. WE OFFER BEGINNERS CLASS ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS AT 6:00PM. DEPENDING ON YOUR SKILL LEVEL, WE WILL DETERMINE WHETHER YOU ARE FIT TO JOIN THE ADVANCED CLASSES.

Q: WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO CLASSES?

A: BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU/GI CLASSES WILL REQUIRE A BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU UNIFORM (GI) WHILE NO-GI CLASSES WILL REQUIRE APPROPRIATE NO-GI ATTIRE. PLEASE REMOVE ANY CLOTHING OR ACCESSORIES WITH ZIPPERS, POCKETS, BUTTONS, OR ANY SHARP EDGES WHICH CAN HARM YOUR FELLOW TRAINING PARTNERS OR THE EQUIPMENT. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR ATTIRE IS CLEAN AND DOES NOT HAVE AN UNPLEASANT ODOR. WE ALSO ASK THAT YOUR ATTIRE DOES NOT HAVE ANY TEARS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ASK YOU TO CHANGE ATTIRE OR LIMIT YOUR PARTICIPATION SHOULD YOUR ATTIRE BE UNSATISFACTORY.

Q: DO YOU RENT OR SELL GI’S?

A: WE HAVE GI'S THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE. IF YOU ARE TRYING OUT A CLASS FOR YOUR FIRST TIME, WE HAVE A LIMITED AMOUNT OF ONE TIME LOANER GI'S IN LIMITED SIZES.

 

Q. DO YOU PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR MUAY THAI, & MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (MMA)?

A: IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU PROVIDE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT FOR MUAY THAI AND MMA. WE HAVE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF BAG GLOVES THAT CAN BE USED BUT WE STRONGLY SUGGEST PURCHASING YOUR OWN. WE PROVIDE SOME FOCUS MITTS AND MUAY THAI PADS AS WELL.


Q: DO YOU HAVE A LOCKER ROOM OR SHOWERS?

A: WE HAVE A DESIGNATED RESTROOMS FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN, EQUIPPED WITH SPACIOUS CHANGING ROOMS AND SHOWERS. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE ANY PERSONAL BELONGINGS AT THE ACADEMY. WE ALSO HAVE PLENTY OF CUBBY STORAGE SPACE FOR YOUR USE DURING TRAINING.

Q: ARE THERE ANY OTHER RULES OR GYM ETIQUETTE I SHOULD FOLLOW WHILE I AM THERE?

A: WE RECOMMEND READING OUR GENERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES TO GET YOU ACCLIMATED WITH OUR CLASS STRUCTURE AND TEAM ENVIRONMENT. THEY ARE ALSO POSTED IN THE TRAINING AREAS. SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK ONE OF OUR BLACK BELT INSTRUCTORS.

Q: HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO TRAIN?

A: MONTHLY COSTS VARY BASED ON WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO TRAIN. WE SUGGEST CONTACTING US TO DISCUSS WHAT MAY BE THE BEST FIT FOR YOU. TRAINING CAN BE EXPENSIVE, BUT WE DO OUR BEST TO KEEP OUR COSTS AS LOW AS POSSIBLE FOR THE QUALITY OF TRAINING YOU WILL RECEIVE WITH OUR TEAM.

 

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(312)409-0566

LOCATION:

2778 N MILWAUKEE AVE.

CHICAGO, IL 60647

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