1504 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 505.515.4341505.515.4341

Founded in June of 2006 Gracie Barra New Mexico been providing jiu-jitsu to the greater Albuquerque area for over a decade. We offer world-class level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction catering to a variety of students with kids starting as young as 3yrs. The schools main focus is to be a teacher for character development, self-defense, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training.  Our classes are aligned with the Gracie Barra Program Structure developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr. to meet specific learning needs for people of different ages, and levels. Our clean, progress oriented environment allows students to have a challenging yet fun training experience. Gracie Barra NM is for anyone who values discipline, wellness, martial arts, and respect. It doesn’t matter if you are a busy worker looking to lose weight, a person looking for self-defense or a Professional fighter looking to hone your Brazilian Jiu -Jitsu game. We are sure you will find an exciting and challenging place that will allow you to achieve your goals.


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Our Instructors

Don Ortega

ICP4, ICP5, ICP6, ICP6_Revisited, CPR

After graduating from Adams State College, Don Ortega started training Jiu Jitsu in 2003. Studying under Alberto Crane and Draculino, Don found a new passion. In the summer of 2004, Ortega made his MMA debut by defeating UFC veteran Brad Gumm. The following year Ortega returned to Adams State College to finish his final year …

Roberto “Tussa” Alencar

ICP4, ICP5, ICP6, ICP6_Revisited, CPR

Professor Roberto “Tussa” Alencar is the head instructor of Gracie Barra New Mexico. With over 20 years of experience in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, professor “TUSSA” has been teaching since he was a purple belt over 10 years ago. Having a lot of enthusiasm, professionalism, and determination he is growing a huge army of Jiu –Jitsu practitioners …

Wesley King

ICP4, ICP5, ICP6, ICP6_Revisited, CPR

Born and raised in Las Cruces New Mexico, Wesley King Started training Jiu Jitsu with Jacob Benitez at Gracie Barra Las Cruces. Wesley showed a toughness that has made him a formidable competitor as well as coach. Wesley moved to Albuquerque to train under Professor Tussa in 2008 and was such a great technician, motivator, …

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School Hours of Operation

Monday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 10:30am

School Location

1504 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

1504 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM 87110