Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts in Austin

2401 Thornton Rd, Austin, TX 78704 512.568.4122512.568.4122

Gracie Barra South Austin was founded in 2010 and is headed by Professor Alexandre Ferreira Santos “Dande”, who as a jiu-jitsu competitor has achieved prestigious titles at Worlds, Pan-American, Brazilian Nationals, and the Brazilian State Championships. Prof. Dande’s dedication, skills and passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) – combined with his back ground in physical therapy makes him one of Gracie Barra’s most sought after instructors.

Gracie Barra South Austin is a part of the Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team, which includes more than 700 schools on six continents, making it the largest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team on the planet. As a member of Gracie Barra South Austin, students have the benefit to train at any Gracie Barra Official Location around the world!

Open 7 days a week, we offer various group classes per week taught by numerous instructors who are also decorated competitors in their sports.

Our programs and classes provide ever-evolving teaching and support to our members to help develop students so they may efficiently reach their personal goals, whatever they may be – competition, training as a hobby, improving athleticism and health – all while learning martial art discipline.

We look forward to seeing you on our mats!

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Monday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm

School Location

2401 Thornton Rd
Austin, TX 78704

2401 Thornton Rd Austin, TX 78704