Renzo Gracie Pearland, 2000 Reflection Bay Drive, Pearland, opened July 5.

The martial arts academy offers jiujitsu classes for adults and children, along with advanced level, MMA and private training.

Renzo Gracie Pearland professor Joe Murphy is a first-degree black belt under professor Brian Marvin at Renzo Gracie Houston and a chief master sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserve. 832-458-9839.