How can we assist you?

Whether you’re looking for further information, willing to recommend something, or even if you’d like to let us know how we did, please review the information below to get in touch.

GB Support Team

Gracie Barra is committed to excellence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction and student services. While our teaching methods represent the teaching style of our Founder, Master Carlos Gracie Jr., our program’s curriculum and management system is constantly involved so GB students worldwide can access the highest level of BJJ.

To help our schools implement the teaching and school management systems constantly being developed by Gracie Barra, our support group people are available to train instructors and staff and provided coaching and advice on how to operate a Gracie Barra school.

If you are a staff or owner of an official Gracie Barra school and have questions about implementing the Gracie Barra Method, please get in touch with us:

GB Franchise Department

Gracie Barra Franchises was created by Master Carlos Gracie Jr. to spread Jiu-Jitsu to everyone worldwide, with the mission of having a GB in every city. If you are interested in becoming a Gracie Barra School Owner and helping with this mission, get in touch with our Franchise department. They will provide all information on how our Franchise works and what requirements are needed to qualify:

GB Events

We aim to bring the Gracie Barra community together through Camps, Summits, and CompNets. To find one of these events near you, visit Have questions? Get in touch with us here:

GB Compliance Department

Gracie Barra Association is a network of 1,000+ schools worldwide. Our ideal of teaching Jiu-Jitsu to everyone demands the commitment of each GB member to promote and protect our flag. If you encounter any inconsistency or misuse of the Gracie Barra brand, please get in touch with our Compliance department:

GB Wear

Our mission is to express Master Carlos Gracie Jr.’s vision and the Gracie Barra culture into uniforms and apparel that empower and inspire thousands of team members worldwide, fortifying the loyalty and pride among our GB community!

GB Brazil

Gracie Barra was founded in Brazil in 1986 and we still carry strong ties with the country, having a great organization in the whole country.

For any questions regarding Gracie Barra in Brazil, feel free to send us an e-mail:

GB Regional Offices

To help implement Master Carlos Gracie Jr’s vision of establishing one school in each city in the world, Gracie Barra is developing city, state, and nation-level operations to address the specific needs of local schools. If you need to talk directly to our regional leader please refer to the GB Regional Leaders Database:


Kaliffa Oliveira

Flavio Almeida

Central Illinois
Marcos Barros

Fabio Costa

Carlos Lemos Jr.

Los Angeles
Orlando Sanchez

Mike Buckels

New Mexico
Don Ortega

Roberto Alencar

San Diego
Nelson Monteiro

Rafael Ramos

Vinicius Magalhaes

Rodrigo Lopes

GB USA Headquarters
Philipe Della Monica


Braulio Estima

Victor Estima


Marcelo Rezende


Nao Takigawa


Bruno Fernandes

Western Canada
Rodrigo Carvalho


Rio Grande do Sul
Alexandre Marciano

São Paulo
Carlos Liberi

Diojones Faria

Espírito Santo
Andre Almeida

Frederico Pimentel

Henrique Machado

Rio Grande do Norte
Itácio Lisboa

Rio de Janeiro
Jefferson Moura

Mauricio Robbe

Rodrigo Fajardo