Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu and Fitness
Jamil Fakhoury
13960 W. Rockland Rd.
Libertyville, IL 60048

A Brand New Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School in Libertyville Il

Jamil Salim Fakhoury will be opening a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school and gym in Libertyville, Illinois with an open house and soft opening party, free classes and a workshop seminar featuring Professor Jamil Fakhoury, Professor Carlos Lemos, Jr., Instructor Stevan Glodic as well as other Gracie Barra black belts on September 2, 2018 at 2pm. You can reserve your free spot for the seminar online on the MindBody app, call us, and any all walk ins are welcome. Meet and Greet with refreshments, food, and raffle prizes will take place immediately after the seminar. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet Professor Carlos Lemos, Jr. fresh off his gold medal win at the World Championships.

The school is bound to be an attribute to the community and Professor Fakhoury is thrilled to offer this opportunity for skill and “brotherhood” to Libertyville and the surrounding suburbs. Gracie Barra is one of the most trusted names in martial arts today. The values, commitment to excellence, and dedication to Jiu-Jitsu have set Gracie Barra apart as a leader in the martial arts community internationally and now right here on the North Shore of Chicago.

Gracie Barra is no ordinary martial arts organization. Students enjoy access to over 700 Gracie Barra Schools worldwide, professional-quality Jiu-Jitsu gear and online resources to further their training. A holistic perspective to Jiu-Jitsu is promoted, including physical and mental wellness.

Gracie Barra Libertyville will be supervised and managed by Jamil Salim Fakhoury, a four-time Pan American medalist and 2017 Champion, three-time Masters World Championship Silver medalist, two-time Abu Dhabi Trials metalist, and a five-time Chicago Open Champion who supports students and helps each one achieve their potential through challenging training programs. Each class at Gracie Barra Libertyville will be customized to offer maximum benefit for the students in attendance.

Gracie Barra Libertyville will offer everything from Jiu-Jitsu classes for children and adults to Jiu-Jitsu inspired fitness classes, including self-defense classes for both men and women. Choose from a variety of Gracie Barra Programs, including:

Gracie Barra Kids
GB¹ – Jiu-Jitsu Fundamentals
GB² – Advanced Jiu-Jitsu
GB³ – Expert Jiu-Jitsu
BarraFIT fitness classes
Private training

Steven Henderson, Program Director