The 10 Best Fitness Centers In Gilbert; Arizona

The Best 10 Fitness centers in Gilbert, Arizona

  1. Carlson Gracie AZ/ Medavia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


This is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) training centre located at 785 W Warner Road, #104/105 Gilbert, Az 85233. It is owned by multiple award-winning couple named Professor Alejo “Papi” Sandoval and his wife Coach Alicia Pavia Sandoval.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is mainly focused on ground fighting and defense and has been confirmed to be different from other forms of martial arts whichis what is being taught in the CGTAZ (Carlson Gracie Team AZ). It is taught with American tenacity and Brazilian Finesse which definitely leaves the trainee with more than enough fitness to achieve their targets even beyond the mat but across board. Definitely one of the best fitness centres in Arizona, it is driven with the passion to see people combine a healthy lifstyle alongside all-round fitness that helps in achieving personal success and competitive goals.

The owners, Professor Alejo and Coach Alicia are the coaching couples that have amassed an impressive wealth of knowledge and experience in the art which they have been able to convert into award-winning technique now being employed in training a lot of people in one of the best fitness centres in Arizona. For leading by example and being a mentor to so many students, Professor Alejo was presented with the Award of Carlson Grace Team Leadership Award in 2015 while his wife, Coach Alicia won the Carlson Grace Coach’s Award in the same year.


These are just but a few in the myriad of awards and titles they have both won. Needless to say that this proves them to be champions in the art, hence, the indisputable level of experience in training people with time-tested friendly approach to become learned in the Brazilian  Jiu-Jitsu art.

In helping their members get in shape, learn self defense and develop strong Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundations which gets stronger as they gain more experience, there are the following class schedules being run in the fitness training centre – Adult Classes, High School Teens/ Adolescents classes, Kids classes and Lil Kids classes.

Claudia A, from Gilbert AZ strongly recommends Carlson Gracie Team AZ for parents who wish their children to have strong bodies and mind as well as discipline and focus skills. Jason M reported that The place is the ultimate family setting for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

You can reach CGTAZ on (480) 559-9168 or browse through their website for further enquiries:

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