Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts in Acworth, GA

5505 Bells Ferry Rd, Suite 220, Acworth, GA 30102 770.485.2403770.485.2403

We have been in the same facility since 2008, helping our Acworth / Woodstock and Cherokee County community by providing a fun, friendly and family environment that makes it safe to learn and make new friends.

We teach free workshops to the community several times a year, that includes woman self defense and no bullying to our youth community.

We are lead by Professor Fabio Costa, Regional Director of Gracie Barra Southeast. Professor Fabio have been a black belt for 20 years, he’s a 5th degree black belt and have many world titles including IBJJF European Champion and many medals in many of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu tournaments like Pan Ams, Worlds Gi and NO Gi.

We have over 10 Black Belts training and teaching at our facility.

Waste no time and schedule your FREE class with us today!


Our Weekly Schedule

Our Instructors

Professor Fabio Costa

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Professor Fabio Costa is a 5th Degree Black Belt promoted to Black Belt by the one and only Master Carlos Gracie Jr. in 2004.  As the regional director of the state of Georgia, Professor Fabio is working hard to carry out Master Carlos Gracie Jr’s vision of having one school in each city of the …

Professor Marcia Carvalho

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Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Professor Marcia was able to watch and witness the beginning of Jiu-Jitsu in its natural roots. Professor Marcia started training with her husband and co owner of GB Georgia, Professor Fabio Costa. She has been training since the year of 2007 and has been a black belt …

Professor Shane Price

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A brand new black belt and a great member of our team, professor Shane got his desired black belt from professor Fabio Costa in 2020.  Born and raised in Georgia, professor Shane wants to spread the Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu mindset everywhere he goes!

Professor Andrew Sheard

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Professor Andrew has been training BJJ since 2007, and 4 years ago received his black belt from professor Fabio Costa. He’s been living in Georgia since his teen years and in adittion to his job as a automotive painter, at age 54 he keeps training and teaching every free time he has.

Professor Alex Bauer

Professor George Bass

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Professor George has been training for over 12 years and has been a black belt for almost 3 years. Originally from Los Angeles, California but living in Georgia since the 90’s professor Bass today at 55 years old is a business owner, previous BJJ competitor and a true believer that hard work always pays off. …

Professor Rodger Felty

Professor Rodger has been a black belt under professor Fabio Costa for almost two years but has been training Jiu-Jitsu for over 13. Professor Roger believes that competition is important for his BJJ journey and also that everyone’s family should be part of our GB family. Nowadays he trains along his wife and his son …

Coach Ygor

Coach Ygor started training in 2012 in Brasilia, Brazil, he went over all of the kids belts and in 2021 he came to USA as a purple belt to seek his Jiu Jitsu Journey. As a brown belt now, he is one of the instructors leading the classes at Gracie Barra Georgia. All the effort …

Coach Keanna


Coach Keanna have been training since the opening of the school since age 4, she has gone through every belt on the kids program. She’s now 19 and a world accomplished competitor. Coach Keanna got her purple belt in 2022 after winning her 1st World Champion title as an adult. Our coach is a great …

Coach Giovanna

Coach Giovanna started training when she was 16 years old in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after a couple years training she decided to follow her passion for Jiu-Jitsu and started her career as an Athlete and Coach. Coach Giovanna moved to USA in 2021 as a blue belt and here she was able to fully …

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School Hours of Operation

Monday: 6:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 6:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

School Location

5505 Bells Ferry Rd, Suite 220
Acworth, GA 30102

5505 Bells Ferry Rd, Suite 220 Acworth, GA 30102