Gentle Art is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy in Brooklyn.

Gentle Art NYC academy trains adults and kids in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with a special focus on centered movement and technical refinement. 

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Website is under construction, but more info is on the way.

Professor Orlando Lopez

ORLANDO LOPEZ has trained under Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion Ailson “Jucao” Henrique Brites for the last 13 years. After winning his division at the 2018 New York Spring Open, Jucao awarded him the rank of black belt. Orlando is also a 4th dan Aikido black belt under Shihan Hal Lehrman. He enjoys teaching and believes in the positive benefits derived from training. These include learning respect, discipline, confidence, socialization, coordination and body awarness.

Classes for kids and teens!

Regardless of your athletic ability, age, or skill – you’ll get the benefits of BJJ and you’ll learn to move with confidence and agility.