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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.

Image: Grandmaster Red Belt Relson Gracie
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Suggested link: Adult Men's Schedule 

"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).

Jiu-Jitsu Mastery
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. 

Improved Lifestyle
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.

Additional RSA Benefits

Clean and Positive Environment
Those at the Ronn Shiraki Academy train in a clean, relaxed and positive environment that is tucked away in the heart of Honolulu with practices that are closed to the general public to maintain privacy. Please contact us for more information or apply online. We do not accept walk-ins.

Hot Water Shower
RSA has a hot shower to clean up after training. 

Our Promise
If after your first month you are not satisfied for any reason, we will give you a full refund no questions asked. This is our promise to you.

Suggested link: Kids Schedule 

The Essence of Jiu-Jitsu

The following video is of Grandmaster Relson Gracie's younger brothers Master Royler Gracie and Master Rickson Gracie in Japan demonstrating the pure essence of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. The RSA is dedicated to advancing this unique form of Jiu-Jitsu and over the years have seen it's positive influence in all of our members. RSA student, Bobby Le, put it simply when he said, "Jiu-Jitsu changed my life" as it continually does for each and every person who gathered the faith and courage necessary to walk through the academy door for the first time.

"The culture of the Ronn Shiraki Academy (RSA) possesses a strong camaraderie amongst its students and instructors which provides a positive environment to practice Jiu Jitsu. I’m very pleased with joining RSA and would like to thank Ronn and his instructors for their teachings. I would also like to thank the RSA members for their support and encouragement to learn and train hard."

- Baba Mahoe 
Battalion Chief, Honolulu Fire

Activating Your RSA Membership

Once you have been accepted and joined the team (see How to Join page) you will need to activate a schedule for tuition payments. This is not a contract but rather a method for making the tracking of student tuition easier for members and the RSA administration.

Activate RSA membership Here


  • New Classes Added to Schedule Effective in October 2013New Kid's Sparring Class (3 days now available)We have also added another day for kids that will be on Mondays from 5:15-6 ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2013, 6:15 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Advanced Relson Gracie Self-Defense Seminar Grandmaster Relson Gracie will be teaching some of the mandatory self-defense techniques needed for upper belt advancement. The seminar is for Purple Belts and up only. It is highly ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2013, 8:32 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • New RSA Location at 737 Kapahulu Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 Hello everyone, our new location at 737 Kapahulu is officially up and running. All classes scheduled are current and in motion.I would like to personally thank everyone for their ...
    Posted May 6, 2013, 11:56 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • Happy Thanksgiving Just a quick reminder that RSA will be closed on Thanksgiving. However, if anyone feels a need to train they can contact Ronn at 387-1961 and get access on ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2012, 6:12 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • RSA Picnic: June 24, 2012 Aloha,RSA will be having a picnic at Ala Moana Beach Park on Sunday, June 24, 2012. We would love to see everyone come out and hang with fellow team ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2012, 8:21 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • June 2012 Hawaii Triple Crown Congratulations to all of the competitors at the June 2012 Hawaii Triple Crown: Results hereWe are grateful for all of those who represented the team. Thank you and keep ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2012, 9:13 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Relson Gracie Seminar / Black Belt Promotion: June 11, 2012 Relson Gracie will be performing a seminar at RSA on June 11, 2012 starting at 5 PM to 6 PM. Cost is $35 per person. Following the seminar, Relson will ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2012, 6:44 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Memorial Day Schedule Hi guys, just a quick reminder: Memorial Day (Monday) will follow the Holiday Schedule. Regular class times will be ran as open mat sessions. Congratulations to all those who were ...
    Posted May 26, 2012, 2:26 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • 2012 Hawaii Triple Crown Results Aloha guys, The 2012 Hawaii Triple Crown of Jiu-Jitsu held at Kaiser High School in Honolulu can be found on the following link: Team ResultsWe would like to ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2012, 5:30 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • 2012 World Championships Fund Raiser RSA, The following is a message from Desmond Thain. Please help support the cause - but try not to eat the Zippy's chili right before class :pMessage:Hey All ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2012, 2:50 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • 3rd Edition RSA T-Shirts: Now Printing The RSA 3rd Edition T-Shirt is now being printed and expected to arrive within the week. As always, shirts are limited to a first come first serve basis. If ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2012, 4:12 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • Relson Gracie Seminar: Thursday February 16, 2012 Master Relson Gracie will be coming to RSA on Thursday (February 16) at 7:15 PM. Cost is $20.00 a head. Please rsvp as soon as you can to ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2012, 2:40 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • 2012 Polynesia International Results Team Relson Gracie took first place at the 2012 Polynesia International. Koji, Jay and Justin all won gold in their weight with Koji and Jay taking 2nd and 3rd in ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2012, 9:10 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Tournament Entry Aloha guys,Just a reminder that students are welcome to compete at tournaments according to their own discretion and no one should feel obligated to enter tournaments. However, for those ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2012, 9:11 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Custom Mouth Guards by Andrew Choy D.D.S Mouth piece fittings will be on January 21, Saturday, after training (3:30 p.m.). Please bring the $50.00 fee that day. Andrew is sponsoring the team and giving ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2012, 7:00 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Hawaii: Newest Purple Belts With years of competition wins under their belts and unprecedented dedication, Jay and Nick have been deservingly promoted to the rank of Purple Belt. Thank you to those who came ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2012, 8:55 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • December 5, 2011: Special Promotions RSA will be awarding a few promotions tomorrow night at 6:00 PM. We invite everyone to come and support those who have arrived at this point through hard work ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2011, 7:33 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • 2011 Holiday Schedule RSA will be closed on the following days:November 24th - ThanksgivingDecember 24th - Christmas EveDecember 31st - New Years EveIf any one wants to train on these days, call ...
    Posted Nov 23, 2011, 3:21 AM by Dagobah Flow
  • 2011 NAGA HAWAII Congratulations to all those who entered this years NAGA. Matches were all tough and there were many - maybe too many - close calls. We all witnessed glaring mistakes but also saw ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2011, 8:52 PM by Dagobah Flow
  • Maintaining Your RSA Membership Aloha guys, Part of being on the RSA team includes no contracts and the ability to manage your information online. Because of this, we ask that if you need to ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2011, 12:12 AM by Dagobah Flow
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