Sexual Assault: When Idols Become Abusers

From Hollywood Producers and Prestigious Doctors to BJJ Black Belts and Politicians, how people of status can get away with so much for so long, and what we can do to prepare our children.
1) Address the Truth About Sexual Assault
2) Eliminate the Support Systems
3) Empower our Youth
-Status Doesn't Equal Safety
-My Body, My Choice
-Boundaries Apply to Everyone
Thanks to the courageous survivors of his heinous crimes, Larry Nassar will serve up to 175 years behind bars. To show our support, we would like to sponsor all survivors of his abuse to receive free training at any Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Certified Training Center worldwide. While we know that nothing can undo what was done, we have seen the incredible healing effect that learning self-defense has had on countless survivors we've had the privilege of working with, and we hope to extend these benefits to the survivors of Nassar's crimes when they are ready. - Free Women's Seminar on February 24th - 5-day Youth Camp for Ages 6-12 - Find a Certified Training Center
Correction (Jan 29, 2018): Romulo Barros was not convicted of sexual assault. He pled no contest to the charge of assault in the third degree, which is a midemeanor.


  1. Mr850man

    Mr850manVit më parë

    Rener is manspreading

  2. MrHDGH

    MrHDGHVit më parë

    You guys are amazing and represents everything that martial arts is about!

  3. Bush Ninja

    Bush NinjaVit më parë

    You have two options. You can take away the right of women to use their bodies in exchange for favors in the industry. Or you stomp this activity out. You can't have it both ways. This is disgusting behavior on both sides of the argument. The women that do sell themselves for their career are just as guilty as the men that abuse their power.

  4. Tom

    TomVit më parë

    Women wouldn’t get raped if they knew BJJ

  5. Daniel Jones

    Daniel JonesVit më parë

    Damn this guy has 2 wives, big up Rener

  6. Nikola Tesla

    Nikola TeslaVit më parë

    When flirting and wearing bearly clothing around people then getting your cheeks touched or them try and fuck,dont be surprised or Reyna cause them of rape

  7. John Hales

    John HalesVit më parë

    Gracie's ; a man named Gracie learned a skill in Japan taught it to his kids and the family created the illusion their father created the art, kinda pathetic actually. Now were on 4th gen Gracie BS'ers.

  8. Nak Muay Purist

    Nak Muay PuristVit më parë

    i like brazilian jiujitsu but i hate practicing it, so i only stick with Sanda, Muay thai, wrestling and judo. brazilian jiujitsu is too much foot here arm there, roll here roll there hold onto this n that and it gets discouraging practicing this art n too much noodling to remember. im sorta dissapointed in myself that i cant and probably will never get this art at all in my life. im just going to stick with standup arts.....though i love the gracies and rener gracie is awesome. i know basic stuff like armbar and kimura and americana etc from mount and sidemount and basic moves like guillotine and kimura etc from guard but when it comes to the complicated advanced stuff like heel hooks from guard and then kneebar from guard etc all that rolling and foot here foot there pivot here pivot there etc gets to me and makes me frustrated to point of just leaving the art and giving up because im still awful at it and its so much moves in sequence to remember compared to just striking and throwing and wrestling. im basically dissapointed in myself and feel i failed at bjj and come to terms that i will never get beyond the basic baby level im at and know...

  9. ZHG FEILDMARSHALL aka Star Wars fan Star Wars

    ZHG FEILDMARSHALL aka Star Wars fan Star WarsVit më parë

    ChassidicYid604 maybe because your not trying to get good at it learn patience

  10. Joe Martinez

    Joe MartinezVit më parë

    Sometimes I think the truth gets spun in to something that becomes political, once this happens, no matter who its against, it becomes a hundred times worse. What we should do is ask tons of people why they allowed this to happen. Personally, I would just drop that doctor off in the ocean with chum around his waist and let the fish handle him, then tell people that this is how sexual predators will be dealt with in the future. What happens next is investigate all the claims. But the truth will always be buried by political correctness.

  11. Yeah, Right

    Yeah, RightVit më parë Black and white, triangles and circles - are you guys aware of the symbolism you are wearing?

  12. Yeah, Right

    Yeah, RightVit më parë

    R U S S E L L B R A N D

  13. ComplexBlackness

    ComplexBlacknessVit më parë

    Hey here are two videos you guys can break down. Both involve individuals getting mounted and not knowing what to do. Welcome.

  14. Antonio Lobos

    Antonio LobosVit më parë

    #Rener CUCK Gracie.

  15. Shirin Akthar

    Shirin AktharVit më parë

    I love the honesty. It’s great that they mentioned bjj too. They didn’t try to hide that. Brilliant work guys

  16. Seth Westbrook

    Seth WestbrookVit më parë

    What she is saying by "believe them" is that we need to believe that what they are saying is an issue that needs to be addressed. Generally where there is smoke there is fire. I think people think that she meant that you just have to believe anybody that accuses somebody of rape. That's non-sense and is not what she meant. Unfortunately yes sometimes people are falsely accused and I hate to see that. But, common sense says most legit cases you will see multiple victims, multiple complaints (over time), physical and emotional evidence, etc.

  17. theitgurublog

    theitgurublogVit më parë

    I think what you should do is take each case on it's own merit. EVERYONE deserves due process of law. Innocent until proven guilty. Jiu-Jitsu is great, but we already have a system in place for this, the criminal justice system. Yeah, it isn't perfect, but nothing is.

  18. ComplexBlackness

    ComplexBlacknessVit më parë

    How about getting back to the foundation of this channel and its name. Do some street fight breakdowns, plenty of videos to breakdown. Plenty of vids of cops fighting and regular people fighting.

  19. ComplexBlackness

    ComplexBlacknessVit më parë

    A R good post

  20. Mish mash

    Mish mashVit më parë

    I assume it is a sad attempt at educating idiotic parents and reaching youth who have no guidance. They are taking it overboard by insinuating anyone touching or speaking to you is probably some type of abuser... Interesting since their line of work is a lot of direct contact. Not a fan of demonizing everyone and encouraging the victim role while plugging their program either (defeats their purpose of teaching self empowerment) and this is coming from a female for the record, so people can save the sexist talk.

  21. ComplexBlackness

    ComplexBlacknessVit më parë

    Chancho Libre lol nothing except their women's self defense program and Promoting Alavanca.

  22. Antonio Lobos

    Antonio LobosVit më parë

    ComplexBlackness I was just wondering what the hell this had to do with jiu jitsu.


    HomeBizNetworks.comVit më parë

    # TomBrady cant do no wrong. go pats!!! just jokeing guys, great video. as a long time martial artiest, and a bjj practitioner and farther of two, (4 years old ,6 Month boy /girl) this video hits home because i am starting to learn how to teach my kids these responsibilities.. Me and my four year old train at dedeco BJJ in weymouth MA, come visit if any one is in boston..

  24. Laxtraction

    LaxtractionVit më parë

    She thought the semi truck driver was trying to kill her. He wasn’t he saw something that she didn’t notice he saw the man sneak into her car

  25. Laxtraction

    LaxtractionVit më parë

    This woman was driving in her car and there was a big semi truck following right on her tail really fast so she ran the stop light it followed her around the stoplight so she was scared she rushed into the gas station jumped out of her car and ran inside to be safe in the semi truck pulled up right in behind her following her the driver jumped out ran over to the back of her car open it up and started beating a man she didn’t know there was a rapist in her back seat hiding

  26. Daniel Martinez

    Daniel MartinezVit më parë

    I wonder if that 78% of all sexual attacks is true. There are many myths when it comes to sexual asault.

  27. Eric W.

    Eric W.Vit më parë

    #HollywoodPedos #DrainTheSwamp

  28. gordodacat

    gordodacatVit më parë

    Eric Warren Lol your a fucin moron. I bet you believed PizzaGate too huh!

  29. Youneeqness

    YouneeqnessVit më parë

    Thank you so much for your political opinions.

  30. J H

    J HVit më parë

    On #3 look up "gas lighting"

  31. delmas samba

    delmas sambaVit më parë

    Who are the 65 losers who hate this video?? comon are you serious!!!?

  32. Pete Diaz

    Pete DiazVit më parë

    Thank you for this video. Really very good.

  33. Mystic Dragon

    Mystic DragonVit më parë

    How to mail you a video?

  34. ahmad rizk

    ahmad rizkVit më parë

    Rener there is nothing wrong with taking a stand and making videos that spread positive messages that you believe in (and society need to believe in too) but it becomes a problem when u ditch the primary reason why people subscribed to your channel: the breakdowns. No one who complains about these video in your comments section is against your message, but most people subscribed to a pure, politics free bjj channel and when the breakdowns become so far between people are less likely to listen to you cuz they just need one more reason not to watch, and a 20 minute video of you talking might be that.

  35. Mish mash

    Mish mashVit më parë

    Spreading awareness is one thing. Encouraging people to call an uncomfortable situation abuse is another. We all experience uncomfortable situations and not all people are abusers and not every one has been abused. As a woman, it annoys me when women throw around the term abuse like it means nothing. That woman claiming her gymnastics coach abused her best be careful because one of her students can just as easily turn around and do the very same thing to her simply because they were maybe feeling uncomfortable at any given time. It also minimizes actual abuse for those who have truly been abused- so those people are looked down on, not believed or ridiculed for coming forward.

  36. ahmad rizk

    ahmad rizkVit më parë

    Geesey Channel they do and i clearly said i dont have a problem with it. My problem is when they stop doing the content 99% of their fans subscribed to see so they can make these preachy ass bjj free videos exclusively.

  37. TheReal BroDeo

    TheReal BroDeoVit më parë

    ahmad rizk it is our job as Martial artist to spread word when it comes to stuff like this , because if we don't , then why are we training self defense? self defense isn't always just about fighting, it's also about knowing what is right and wrong so we can avoid the wrong. so just relax and learn. They have a right to say/ make any video they want to make.

  38. echthroi9

    echthroi9Vit më parë

    You guys have been consistently awesome in supporting women as long as I've been following you, and it's always great to see. I know you get some pushback about it from others in your audience, but I just want to let you know that I personally freaking love these videos.

  39. Jhon Rodriguez

    Jhon RodriguezVit më parë

    Rener Gracie, the new SJW.

  40. Antonio Lobos

    Antonio LobosVit më parë

    TGGP senpai I use to support his academy and even trained there, never again!!

  41. Grappler senpai

    Grappler senpaiVit më parë

    Chancho Libre he's in cali....of course he's gonna be an SJW.

  42. baywest

    baywestVit më parë

    Lmfao can’t even say rape is bad without being called SJW. So does that mean if you’re not an SJW you support rape? What are you trying to get at?

  43. Superpenguin5495

    Superpenguin5495Vit më parë

    where are the breakdowns? women have always been oppressed throughout history. just a different person in a different scenario. Like it's nothing new honestly

  44. Solomon Rivers

    Solomon RiversVit më parë

    Gracie breakdowns inspired me to started my jiujitsu journey 6 years ago. Im so proud of what you guys do for our community

  45. Maciej Jakubowski

    Maciej JakubowskiVit më parë

    What belt are you after 6 years?

  46. Jared M

    Jared MVit më parë

    Thanks and appreciate it when you guys make these videos. love to see more of them!

  47. mrrhemrev

    mrrhemrevVit më parë

    Thanks guys

  48. Anon Justice Warrior Queen

    Anon Justice Warrior QueenVit më parë

    I'm forced to come out about my own Attempt Rape! Forced sign Gag Order Threatened my life! It was Out then covered up on National News They lied! Didn't want my kids to know! Have to Tell it's coming out regardless 😔Moved 2 Vegas Want to go to Gracie Academy in Henderson! 🙈please contact me. Something Else 2 months Ago. Here in Vegas Nate D, Ceasar may recognize, Know of me🙏🏻

  49. yourfullofsheite

    yourfullofsheiteVit më parë

    As a wise man once said...When you have nough power and status ,women will let you do whatever you want..Grab em the pussy....ok mabye not so wise,cause he totally got busted,and he lost everything and the religious right condemed him and he was made to pay for his abuse.

  50. Shruti Chaturvedi

    Shruti ChaturvediVit më parë

    As a victim, I greatly associate with the video. The perpetrator was idolized to the point of "they can do no wrong". Thanks for the video.

  51. Michael N

    Michael NVit më parë

    In Soviet Russia u molest molester.

  52. damlurker

    damlurkerVit më parë

    how did u get molest?

  53. oftenKICKEDbaby

    oftenKICKEDbabyVit më parë

    I agree with alot of the info but dont know about painting boys as abusers or the primary ones needing to be taught about abuse the fact is men are far less likely to come forward about every kind of abuse especially sexual abuse. Why not just say that all girls and boys need to be taught about abuse instead of playing into gender stereotypes.

  54. T A

    T AVit më parë

    Your absolutely right, i don't like the insinuation of 'teach your son not to be a sexual predator', its not only unhelpful but dangerous on so many levels. Just 10 years ago female sexual predators were like 2-5%, recently its risen to 10%, The scary part is most investigators and researchers don't think its a rise in a number of female predators, but a rise in reports and OUR (as a society) acceptance that women can be predators, thus a rise in taking reports seriously.

  55. oftenKICKEDbaby

    oftenKICKEDbabyVit më parë

    My point really was that its bad to perpetuate stereo types regaudless of the statistics imagine for example they were talking about needing to teach kids about stealing so that when they grow up they dont become victims of theft but then she feels the need to say but especially black children both so they dont become the victims of theft but also so they dont commit these types of crimes. I believe in equality for all human beings and i think perpetuating stereotypes like these are detrimental towards that end. Im not saying that she had some malicious intent i agreed with alot of what they said and im glad they made the video i just think it would have been better without that comment

  56. oftenKICKEDbaby

    oftenKICKEDbabyVit më parë

    Drift Wisp This is an article on the under studied female perpetrator most likely understudied due to perpetuated stereo types like the one i pointed out. "Female perpetrator were reported in 34.7 percent of incidents with male victims and 4.2 percent of incidents with female victims" here is a quote from the study mentioned in the article but i hope you will take the time to look the article over.

  57. Drift Wisp

    Drift WispVit më parë

    They did mention that boys could be abused too. I don't think that they ever actually mentioned girls as being the primary targets, instead sticking with terms like 'survivors' and 'your children'. Could be wrong about that though. They did make it seem like boys were the only perpetrators, which isn't true.. But men are much much much more likely to be perpetrators. I would be surprised if in even 5% of sexual assault cases the perpetrator was a woman.

  58. oftenKICKEDbaby

    oftenKICKEDbabyVit më parë

    Le Grand Fromage impossible to say that with such certainty given the number of unreported cases, however my point was not that men should come forward too but that you shouldn't stereotype an entire gender as abusers and another as victims. These stereo types are part of the reason men dont come forward about such abuse.

  59. Edmond Dantez

    Edmond DantezVit më parë

    This subject is about to cause some serious debate in the Rickson Gracie organization.

  60. Let Live ing

    Let Live ingVit më parë

    Thank you,thank you thank you. I have 4 daughters from 5th grade up and this video will be watched together at the dinner table and allow us to discuss this topic. Great work.

  61. Little PAW 1969

    Little PAW 1969Vit më parë

    Good video!

  62. jewel renae

    jewel renaeVit më parë

    awesome video!

  63. Millicent Gray

    Millicent GrayVit më parë

    Thank you so much for making this video

  64. Boogz

    BoogzVit më parë

    There's some weird shit going on. If you're getting your news from one of the 4 major news companies it's either irrelevant or you're getting a complete spin. Look elsewhere for your information.

  65. Jean-Paul de la Fuente

    Jean-Paul de la FuenteVit më parë

    sauce8342 Who is a legit provider?

  66. SuperSneakySteve

    SuperSneakySteveVit më parë

    Yeah, don't care.

  67. Grappler senpai

    Grappler senpaiVit më parë

    SuperSneakySteve thank you for your opinion,unfortunately,less people care about your opinion than this video

  68. turost

    turostVit më parë

    Thanks for letting us know.

  69. 1sunstyle

    1sunstyleVit më parë

    I have a neck of steel and can't be choked. Not even Kron Gracie was able to choke me.

  70. 1sunstyle

    1sunstyleVit më parë

    My body is all about getting claws taken to it. It never gets damaged.

  71. Dahoon Hong

    Dahoon HongVit më parë

    Very well... but is your body prepared for my 4 finger Tiger Claw???

  72. Steven

    StevenVit më parë

    1sunstyle id choke you.

  73. Bruce Leasure

    Bruce LeasureVit më parë

    See for training on this issue, for athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, administrators and parents

  74. P Clfld

    P ClfldVit më parë

    i really wish that you upload vids more often than only once in a really long time... anyway, nice sharing regarding the issue. man, society just become so messed up right now

  75. Ullmans9

    Ullmans9Vit më parë

    I think society was messed up and what we are seing now is society fixing itself

  76. bouama hichem

    bouama hichemVit më parë

    Very cool and lovely

  77. Mark Rodriguez

    Mark RodriguezVit më parë

    It's hard for everyone to take accusations seriously nowadays. Maybe it would help if people stopped 'crying wolf' so often... #MeToo #blacklivesmatter #BLM

  78. Bernie Gurrs

    Bernie GurrsVit më parë

    It’s okay to be white

  79. Andrew Martinez

    Andrew MartinezVit më parë

    #BlueLivesMatter too

  80. GeminiJets37

    GeminiJets37Vit më parë

    Mark Rodriguez you’re crying wolf with your black lives matter hash tag. Take your own advice.

  81. mickor

    mickorVit më parë

    Easiest thing to do that is... treat it seriously. To send a message, that once you cry "wolf", the dice have been cast, and if the accusation are proven false, frivolous or malicious, there will be consequences. It would hopefully only take a couple crazy activists locked in a cage before they realise that this is not a joke. I think this is one of the most reasonable videos on the subject, be it a bit one sided... but the all are.

  82. shuffleisthebest10

    shuffleisthebest10Vit më parë

    Mark Rodriguez I agree.

  83. Onix Junes

    Onix JunesVit më parë

    All this advice is great but it won’t reach far, this needs to be implemented in school districts both public and private schools and churches and youth extracurricular clubs, it’s too late to change the old dogs but we can still reach the youth but a small video on ALworks won’t go far enough

  84. Jin Thao

    Jin ThaoVit më parë

    Thank you for this! Respect Edit: the fact that we have these disgusting comments mean this video is a must. There is still so much work to do.

  85. Tom

    TomVit më parë

    Women wouldn’t get raped if they knew BJJ LOL

  86. EmilianSpo

    EmilianSpoVit më parë

    Explain 'disgusting'

  87. Nano X

    Nano XVit më parë

    Not sure why all the hate on this video. It was really insightful. Many people abuse their position in power. Status plays a huge role too... if you have an opinion that differs, how about you debate the expressions made on the video in a civil and thoughtful manner. It only goes to show you must not be mindful of the subject if all you're doing is casting insults.

  88. Nano X

    Nano XVit më parë

    Tom Okay, we get you don't give a shit. Why should they give a shit about you giving a shit? They can express themselves how they please. They're not forcing you to watch it.

  89. Tom

    TomVit më parë

    Bliss 559 no one gives a shit about this political bullshit, if I want politics I go to the Daily Stormer or the Huffington Post my two favourite outlets

  90. Joe

    JoeVit më parë

    Very important video, y'all. Great work.

  91. Jhon Rodriguez

    Jhon RodriguezVit më parë

    “Innocent until proven guilty”, is a fundamental right and concept these 3 individuals should look deep into before making videos like this. I thought Rener was smarter than this.

  92. sebbe josefsson

    sebbe josefssonVit më parë

    larry nassar has confessed that he is guilty of some of the allegations

  93. An Naeem Bin An Nahari

    An Naeem Bin An NahariVit më parë

    The ridiculous movement by those extreme feminists is the reason why people are not so sure of what the actual meaning of sexual assault or rape is.

  94. Seth Westbrook

    Seth WestbrookVit më parë

    I’m talking ab people like nassar. I’m not for assuming men are automatically predators, and I don’t think that’s what Gracie means either. Look I see the problems with the me too movement, and yes some are taking it a little too far with “hey he touched my lower back he’s a rapists” type stuff. I get it...that’s bs. But what Gracie’s is saying is that there are enough out there that we have to protect others. So you don’t assume somebody is a predator, but you use the tools to make sure anybody in a position of power has been checked out. It’s not perfect but it’s the best we have at the moment.

  95. T A

    T AVit më parë

    Seth, very telling that you generically state "I'd rather a few get wrongfully accused...", of course when its not personal or close to you, it's easy to say that, when you or the one you love and care for is the one left to try and pick up the pieces. In today's social media driven economy, a person's reputation is their life blood. What if it were your, Dad, Brother, Son, Cousin, who's life was utterly torn apart? Their office/employer put them on unpaid leave, possibly fired them, they couldn't even get a coffee or a burger without people judging them, and possibly even harassing them? What if they had a wife or kids? and now CPS is getting involved and investigating them...and here is the kicker, the catch 22 , the more justifiably angry they get, the more "out of control" they are painted, the more passive they are the more people whisper "well of course he is quiet, he did it." or after years of fighting, $$$$ out the door, If he says to his lawyer, 'just pay them, i want to move on with my life', court of public opinion decides "he must be guilty, otherwise why not fight it." Remeber the Duke La Cross team? exactly how many of the crazies that harassed them, got them kicked out of school, threatened them, how many of those people stepped up and said "I am sorry! I was wrong!" and then helped those guys put their life back together. Seth, the point is not that Nassar is guilty, no one is arguing that. What is being said is the generalization and principle and concept (and Rener is big on principles and concepts) that Men are predators and Women are prey is not only unhelpful, but its dangerous on many levels.

  96. Seth Westbrook

    Seth WestbrookVit më parë

    JHON.....I have 1 question for you. Knowing about the Larry Nassar case, would you allow your daughter, wife, sister, be his patient? If you say yes....I argue that you are just defending a comment that you no longer believe in.

  97. nesnupe

    nesnupeVit më parë

    Taking them seriously and believing them are not the same thing.

  98. Pfsif

    PfsifVit më parë

    Lots of people LOVE to be victims, they're called Narcissists. A lot of those girls seem to have an agenda.

  99. Nabling

    NablingVit më parë

    Super cool to see you share this, Gracie your the best.

  100. Dumboldore C

    Dumboldore CVit më parë

    I think that when speaking of un convicted offenders is that they can teach children or even adults that abuse is ok. We all have cell phones with cameras so by taking video of behavior that ‘’ is acceptable ‘’ especially in public schools and sharing it with a police representative is very important.

  101. cooploves jiujitsu

    cooploves jiujitsuVit më parë

    Good topic.

  102. GracieBreakdown

    GracieBreakdownVit më parë

    "Respect, but don't idolize to the point where they can do no wrong."

  103. Daniel Saucedo

    Daniel SaucedoVit më parë

    Super glad you addressed the the black belts under your uncle. Gotta keep it real even when it's not easy.

  104. BULLDOGS476

    BULLDOGS476Vit më parë

    Rener, how come you guys don't do GracieBreakdown for UFC fights no more?