11500 170 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5S 1J7 780.990.0996780.990.0996

                                                                  Since 2009, Gracie Barra Edmonton – The premier Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense school of Alberta, has been providing people who are passionate about personal improvement and growth in all areas of life. Our schedule is second to none and allow family members to train at the same time as their family members 5 days a week. Top-notch facilities with a depth of experience and knowledge in Gracie Barra BJJ, with over 5500 sq ft of mats, 2000 sq ft of astro turf, full weights, heavy bags and everything you need to train. We have spacious change rooms with 3 showers between both male and female. Gracie Barra Edmonton is an Alberta family based company that has been providing Edmonton families with a safe, family friendly environment to train and improve for a decade.

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Our Instructors

1. Ryan McGillivray – Head Instructor – 2nd Degree Black Belt


Ryan was born on Vancouver Island in 1986. He quickly learned that sports and athletics would be the path his life would always follow. His childhood and teenage years were spent playing AAA baseball, AAA hockey and lacrosse. His determination to win and competitive edge made it possible to excel in any sport he tried. …

3. Kelly Kowalchuk – Black Belt

Kelly is a black belt under Professor Ryan McGillivray and began training since 2013. Professor Kelly enjoys armbars on the beach and choking from his guard. He is younger than he feels and older then he looks! Whenever he gets a wrist lock on someone, he thinks of Steven Seagal! Turn offs include smelly gis …

Michael Ljevaja – Personal Trainer

NAIT Personal Training Program, PICP Level 2 Certified Trainer, Biosignature Practitioner My passion in life is fitness and I believe in practicing what I preach. I graduated from the Personal Fitness Training program at NAIT in 1999, and have continued my commitment to education by attending numerous seminars and internships with experts such as Charles …

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School Hours of Operation

Monday: 12:00-1:00pm & 4:00-8:30pm
Tuesday: 4:00-8:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00-1:00pm & 4:00-8:30pm
Thursday: 4:00-8:00pm
Friday: 12:00-1:00pm & 5:00-8:30pm
Saturday: 11:00-2:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-12:00pm

School Location

11500 170 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1J7

11500 170 St NW Edmonton, AB T5S 1J7