This is a great loss to the martial arts world. My students and I send our deepest sympathy to the family and students of this great master.
Guro/Sifu John G. Oliver
United States Wan Chuan Do Association
This is truly a sad day for all martial arts. The world has lost another great martial artist and exemplary human being. On behave of Modern Farang Mu Sul International, I extend our deepest sympathy to the Gracie family and their students all around the globe. His work will not be soon forgotten, nor is it over.He can be proud of his legacy and mark on the martial arts.
With great respect and brotherhood,
Michael De Alba
Grand Master, Modern Farang Mu Sul International
Helio Grace has greatly inspired me as a martial artist. I understand that he was training and teaching still even up to his birthday last year. Much respect to him and my condolences to his family and his students.