Team

An der Gracie Zuerich bieten wir Training in offenen Gruppen, Kleingruppen und Privatunterricht für Männer, Frauen und Kinder. Wir glauben fest an die Anwendung von Kampfkunst zur Selbstverteidigung. Es sind immer Alle Stufen (Gürtel) in allen Klassen willkommen. Grundsätzlich beinhaltet eine Lektion, das Erlernen von Techniken, Drillen und freies Üben mit dem Trainingspartner, stets unter der Aufsicht eines Instruktors, mit mehreren Jahren Erfahrung.


We at Gracie Zurich are offering open group classes, small group and private training for men, women and children. We strongly believe the application of Martial Arts for self-defense. All levels (belt colors) are welcome at any class. In general, training lesson includes techniques, drilling and live play with your training partners always under the supervision of an instructor with several years of experience.

Franco Vacirca

Founder/CEO of Gracie Zuerich, and has been training 30+ years in GBJJ. Holds a Black belt 6th degree (the highest ranked in Europe), certified by the JJGF (President Rickson Gracie).

Demetrio Meillaud

Prof. Franco’s younger brother and has been training with him since his childhood. He holds today a Black belt 5th degree by the JJGF. He owns his own Gracie Kids group in Münchwilen (TG).

Domenic Schnoz

Oldest student of the Vacirca Brothers with more then 22+ years of Jiu-Jitsu experience and holds today a Black belt 4th degree under Prof. Franco Vacirca.

GJJ Network Europe

Gracie Zuerich is the Headquerters (HQ) of the prestigious and JJGF affiliate Network to promote authentic Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Europe since it was established by Master Rickson Gracie.