Technique Friday – Advanced Jiu-Jitsu: Drills for Competition

Advanced Jiu-Jitsu Drills for Competition It is Technique Friday Team! Check out this awesome set of drills for competition. This is a 25 mins practice with each athlete drilling each technique for repetition for 90 seconds. Subscribe to the GB North Phoenix YouTube Channel to learn self-defense, basic and advanced Jiu-Jitsu techniques. See you on …

5 Things You Should Know About Our Jiu-Jitsu Fundamentals Curriculum

A Training Plan for Jiu-Jitsu Beginners By Prof. Flavio Almeida Did you know Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the founder of Gracie Barra, is the main person behind the Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu and Self-Defense Fundamentals Curriculum? This Curriculum serves as the foundation of the learning experience provided not only here at Gracie Barra North Phoenix, but …

The Essence of Fighting: Martial Arts Beyond The Mats

Martial Arts and The Essence of Fighting

The Essence of Fighting Beyond Martial Arts By Professor Flavio Almeida, Head Instructor When I tell people that I’m a fighter and that I study martial arts, the most common response that I hear is that fighting isn’t for them. Perhaps they would consider signing up for a self-defense class only after something happened to …

Life Lessons From Jiu-Jitsu: The Meaning of Adversity, Sacrifice And Achievement

A Thoughtful Celebration Speech With Very Important Jiu-Jitsu Life Lessons Prof. Flavio Almeida, co-founder and Head Instructor of Gracie Barra North Phoenix, was recently invited to teach on the 10th Year Anniversary event of Gracie Barra San Clemente, the first Jiu-Jitsu school he founded in South California back in 2008. On this amazing celebration morning, …