16215 SR 50 Suite 301, Clermont, FL 34711 407.347.0330 407.347.0330

Gracie Barra Clermont offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, self-defense, Judo, and MMA Skills for men, women, and children. We also offer specialized seminars for groups. We believe in leadership initiatives for excellence, and we set the foundation for a positive team environment that benefits our students, and enhances their quality of life. Gracie Barra Clermont will help lead the way to make our South Lake County and Clermont community the best place to come train Jiu-Jitsu and live the martial arts way.

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Our Instructors

Master Marcio Simas

Seventh Degree Red and Black Belt      

Professor Bob Vandervoort

Shortly after Marcio Simas brought Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Florida in 1995, Bob Vandervoort begain training as one of his first students. Over the next twenty years, Bob trained, sometimes sporadically, under Professor Simas and several of his black belts, including Professor Dave Ogden. During that time Bob assisted Professor Ogden with self defense seminars …

Professor Dave Ogden

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Professor Dave is owner and operator of Gracie Barra Clermont and has been a personal martial artist for over 34 years earning his 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as other martial arts. Professor Dave is actively coordinating BJJ sports tournaments and multiple local non-profit charity BJJ events, and has competed in …

Professor Thaddeus Baumann


Thaddeus Baumann began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2011 when his brother invited him to attend a class at GBC to help improve his fitness as he had been dealing with being overweight throughout young adulthood. Within a couple years of consistent training and effort Thaddeus lost close to 100 lbs., significantly improving his health …

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School Hours of Operation

Monday & Friday: 5:30-9:00

Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30-1:00, 5:30-9:00

Saturday: 10:00-1:00

School Location

16215 SR 50 Suite 301
Clermont, FL 34711

16215 SR 50 Suite 301 Clermont, FL 34711