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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando to Open Location in Downtown Avalon Park

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando to Open Location in Downtown Avalon Park 

Soft Opening Set for August 2, 2021, Grand Opening Set for August 14, 2021

Orlando, FL (June 8, 2021) – Avalon Park Group announced today that Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando has leased 2,333 SF of retail space at 3873 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando, FL 32828, in the heart of Downtown Avalon Park.  The soft opening date has been set for August 2nd, with a grand opening event scheduled for August 14th.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando, owned by James Bejer, an Orlando native, and U.S. Navy veteran, will provide high-quality self-defense training and education to all ages of adults and children. This self-defense system is based on the Gracie University curriculum and has been tested and proven successful for over a hundred years around the world. The curriculum and structure for this program include an online education platform through Gracie University.

“Born and raised in east Orlando, Avalon Park is the perfect community to give me the opportunity to serve the town I grew up in,” said Bejer. “Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando will be a place where kids will be empowered, and adults will be equipped with self-defense techniques. There are only 190 Gracie University Certified Training Centers (CTC) around the world, and this will be the first CTC in Orlando!”

“From the moment I met James, I knew that he embodied the vision of what our community is all about,” says Nery Thorimbert, Senior Property Manager, Avalon Park Group. “Providing a healthy focus in a community setting makes Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Orlando the perfect addition to Downtown Avalon Park.”

For more information please email [email protected] or on Facebook @GracieJiuJitsuOrlando.

Downtown Avalon Park, developed and managed by Avalon Park Group, is east Orlando’s premier community to live, learn, work and play.  For an up-to-date listing of the 100+ shops, restaurants, and professional services visit the full online directory at

About Avalon Park Group

Avalon Park Group is a uniquely diversified family of companies engaged in businesses ranging from master-planned community development, to home building, mining and property management, in Florida, Texas and Switzerland. With more than $1 billion in total assets, Avalon Park Group combines its exceptional reputation, sound business experience and significant financial resources to invest in extraordinary opportunities. At Avalon Park Group, our mission is to change the way the world lives, learns, works and plays through creating healthy sustainable communities and every aspect thereof. For more information on Avalon Park Group, visit or call 407-658-6565.


Contact: Stephanie Lerret, Avalon Park Group, 407-427-6073.





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