At Gracie Barra Kirkland, our Professors have built a team-oriented environment by establishing a solid foundation based upon strong leadership and effective instruction. With these pillars in place, students are given the opportunity to get the most out of their training. For students with consistency and dedication to the Art, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu becomes a lifestyle, which allows them to readily enjoy all the benefits of Jiu-Jitsu.
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Joshua Bacallao – Head Instructor
Joshua Bacallao is a first-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu who has dedicated his life to martial arts. He started in Karate at a young age graduating later to jiu-jitsu,wrestling, boxing, judo and others. The Florida native actively competes in IBJJF, no-gi and submission-only tournaments around the country with wins over several current world champions …
Mark has been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2008 and currently a first-degree black belt. He received his Black Belt from Gracie Barra in 2015 under Professor’s Rodrigo Lopes and Carlos Sievert. As a Black Belt Mark has achieved the titles of; IBJJF Seattle Open Champion, Fight to Win Pro Seattle Co-Main Event winner and …
Steven is a native of Hawaii and moved to Seattle in 2005. He started his martial arts journey with Judo at the age of 7. He has been very fortunate to learn the Art of Brazilian Jujitsu directly under Grand Master Relson Gracie, Helio Graice’s second oldest son. Steven studied under Master Relson for 5 …
z Jason Lock – Program Director
Coach Jason began training in martial arts at the age of six. As a lifelong martial artist, Jason has “dabbled” in Hung Gar Gung Fu, Wing Chun, Hapkido, Kali and Muay Thai. He started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2014 at the age of 47 proving that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu really is for everyone. Coach Jason …