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Gracie Barra success stories: Meet Jiya In her dad’s own words Before starting Brazilian Jiujitsu at Gracie Barra Jiya was shy and lacked in confidence. She was often apprehensive to ask or tell someone something, being very reserved in her mannerisms. After training for just over...

Starting February 2018 we now run regular Tiny Champion classes - specifically for students aged 4-8 yrs old. Designed with young learners in mind each class focusses on the needs of each of our youngsters giving them greater access to Jiujitsu for Everyone and using...

Great start to the competitive new year with a small team heading to Stoke-on-Trent to defend the Red Shield in the British Open NoGi Championship (postponed from December 2017 due to snow ⛄) Big Seamus displaying great pose and confidence in his first NoGi competition, stepping...

Awesome Saturday!! Professor Braulio Estima proving dedication and goal setting transcends the mats and into real life - Brazilian jiu-jitsu lifestyle- to have a total refit of Gracie Barra Birmingham done for today's annual gathering. Not only inspiring but a incredibly detailed footlock seminar showcasing key...

Meet Priya - the youngest ever starter at Gracie Barra Wolverhampton. Now 5yrs old, Priya first stepped on the mats almost 2 years ago with her brother and sisters as some of the very first students on our GBKids programme. Today she runs onto the...

Congratulations to our newest Gracie Barra BLUE belts; "Judo" Ben Read and Dave "Lonewolf" Lockwood. Both incredibly dedicated students and active competitors, and both technical practitioners with a desire to learn and progress. These two students truly embody our Gracie Barra values and can always...

Super spooky class last night, great to see all our GBKids in costume and embracing the 'spirit' of fun. Plenty of Zombie proof self defence skills to be learned, Zombie avoidance and even a "Mummy" challenge! Great fun , great team - everything Gracie Barra is...

Another awesome weekend success story; Professor Nathan taking GOLD at the IBJJF London Fall Open, continuing his recent success and not conceding any points on his way to the top of the podium. And "Lonewolf" Lockwood fighting for the first time in an IBJJF competition, taking...

Super Sunday with a full TEAM traveling down the Hereford to compete and support at the 1st Brazilian Jiujitsu National Masters competition. Some great Jiujitsu, victories, frustrations and lessons learned. Ajit breaking his first match losing streak to Finish his second fight via Kimura and securing lightweight...