When Should You Start Rolling?

The Gracie Barra Method introduces new students in the Fundamentals program to live training through “Positional” or “Specific” sparring. That is live sparring that is confined to a specific position with a simple set of objectives. Ex. pass the guard / defend the guard and sweep or submit.

Jiu-Jitsu: A Lifelong Lesson

Your school calendar likely includes classes that range from GBK to classes for community members to GB³ offerings. These account for hours – even minutes – in your weekly schedule. While your calendar might just reflect these time slots, your GB School classes overflow into future weeks, months, and even years. This is because teaching GB Jiu-Jitsu is not just about the individual classes each week. It is about teaching Jiu-Jitsu for life.

European 2017 – What a great start to the year!

Successful athletic performance generates a unique excitement across the Gracie Barra Schools and community, help strengthen bonds among the various arms of our organization, build students loyalty in a healthy manner, and give Gracie Barra members yet another reason to be proud to represent the legacy of Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and defend the red shield.