Gracie Barra Oro Valley Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy is a premium academy dedicated to our students success.
We offer an immaculate training area with open, elevated mats so your family has a safe, inclusive environment to develop important Jiu-Jitsu skills. At Gracie Barra Oro Valley, our commitment to families extends right into our facility.
We teach and mentor hundreds of students from different age categories and skill levels, offering flexible schedules that allow for each member of your family to receive the training support they need. We start kids at 3 years old.
Gracie Barra Oro Valley’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu focuses on:
- Life balance
- and MORE
We aren’t a fight club – we’re a family-oriented Oro Valley Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy that follows proper dojo etiquette at all times while adhering to an honorable code of conduct; our classes are formal, but friendly.
Collectively our black belt instructors have around 50 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience demonstrating just how passionate we are about Jiu-Jitsu, and how committed we are to Oro Valley’s martial arts community.
Our Weekly Schedule
Professor Al Guinee
ICP5, ICP6, CPR
Black Belt Professor Al has been part of the Gracie Barra Tucson family since we opened our doors 5 years ago. He has been learning Jiu-Jitsu for a total of 11 years. Professor Al is not only a natural leader but also a dynamic teacher. He not only helps teach at Gracie Barra Tucson but …
Professor Enrique Villegas
ICP4, ICP5, ICP6, ICP6_Revisited, CPR
2nd Degree Black Belt Professor Enrique comes from the prestige lineage of Gracie Barra New Mexico team. He has over 19 years experience in Jiu-Jitsu. Professor Enrique began his training with legendary Master Rickson Gracie for over 4 years and then made his way to New Mexico to train under American world champion Alberto Crane. …
Professor Paulo Cezar Pinheiro “Drive-In”
Chief Instructor 4th Degree Black Belt Professor Paulo needs no introduction. He is a multi world champion and has also produced multi world champions under his teachings. He has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over 25+ years and received his black belt under our Master – Carlos Gracie Jr. His home town is Rio …