Welcome to LX Jiu-Jitsu & Self Defense
Leonardo Xavier is a Rickson Gracie fifth degree black belt with over 20 years of experience teaching Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. He is the only jiu-jitsu professor in the Houston area certified to teach by the original and most traditional jiu-jitsu school in the world, the Academia Gracie de Jiu-Jitsu in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Gracie Humaitá Academy) and by the legendary Master Rickson Gracie. Recognized as a world-class authority of the art and one of its most charismatic professors, few people can match his deep technical knowledge and his passion for teaching. His mission is to continue the legacy of his instructors by preserving and sharing the principles of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu with the community as a complete self-defense system that can benefit anyone regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.