Aloha and Welcome to Hawaii's
Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu - Ronn Shiraki Academy
The Relson RSA is a private Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Hawaii school that caters to the serious Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and artist - those who possess a clear desire for personalized and detailed instruction, camaraderie, fitness and unfettered artistic expression. We provide a pure "art" and soul martial arts environment for you, where all distractions are eliminated and each and every student is carefully guided by top local Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Hawaii Black Belts. We highly recommend that you take the time to thoroughly read through the different parts of this website to gain a full understanding on how the RSA can benefit your life. Then, after you have carefully studied all of your options and determined that our BJJ academy is the right place for you, take the first step by completing our simple Online Application Form. Read testimonials about the RSA Here.
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"Ronn Shiraki is a naturally gifted Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. His sparring on the mat, Gi or no Gi can only be described as genius. As an instructor he is very professional and meticulous in the teaching of techniques. I promise you that your Jiu-Jitsu game will improve ten fold. If you are just beginning there is no place better to start. This guy is the Bruce Lee of Jiu-Jitsu."
- Ryan Tamashiro
Honolulu Police Officer
Our Training Facility
Our private facility comes complete with 1,350 sf of main mat space, designated locker room, outside corridor for spectators, 350 sf private instruction / warm up room, bathroom, private hot water shower and ample parking (see parking map)
Why The Difference is Everything
Hawaii's Most Award-winning BJJ Association
Students are part of The Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Association - Hawaii's most award-winning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team since 1988. You will immediately see that we are not about frills, Mickey Mouse ranking systems, free this or that, but rather just the highest levels of training available, period.
Mens Program: Strong Team Atmosphere
Members train within a strong team atmosphere, a brotherhood of welcoming and friendly athletes, where some of Hawaii's best Jiu-Jitsu athletes arrive and thrive (including high school wrestling state and national champions and coaches, experienced Judo Black Belts, celebrities, world-class competitors and the everyday person looking to grow physically and mentally). Our selective admission process ensures team cohesion and entrance to men of integrity and character.
First-Class Teaching Staff
The RSA offers the highest quality training with some of Hawaii's most experienced and stylistically diverse instructors around: featuring one of Grandmaster Relson Gracie's top Black Belts, Ronn Shiraki
Tuition Covers Everything
Our mens team Tuition covers full and complete access to all classes. There are no class limitations and you may participate in any course/training session at any time. (Not applicable for the all kid's or all women's class).
Students learn quickly and consistently in a Helio Gracie tradition-based school (modeled after the manner of which Helio Gracie intended) focusing on Jiu-Jitsu mastery, technical advancement, spiritual growth, and camaraderie.
Students gain a noticeable confidence and physical prowess that carries throughout every facet of their lives.
Synonymous with Excellence
New members are fully vested with all academy resources and are guided and molded toward reaching their fullest potential - they are not just a number - they are family.
RSA Hawaii is synonymous with excellence and dignity and will never sacrifice its integrity for meaningless evaluation methods or superficial instruction.