Gracie Barra – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Martial Arts – Jiu-Jitsu for everyone – Master Carlos Gracie Jr.

Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone

Our Schools

Gracie Barra is a worldwide community of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners: instructors, students, and athletes. Our organization is comprised by over 300 schools over the five continents and these schools are separated according to the categories below:

Gracie Barra Premium Schools: these schools operate in full alignment with Master Carlos Gracie Jr’s teaching philosophies and methods. Its instructors are certified by Gracie Barra Association and their business practices are constantly supervised to comply with the operating guidelines established by Gracie Barra Franchise Systems. All Premium Schools should have at least a head instructor that is a brown belt to operate a GB school. Students from Premium Schools have access to the highest level of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instruction and enjoy great support from their instructors and staff on their quest to mastering Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gracie Barra is a worldwide community of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners: instructors, students, and athletes. Our organization is comprised by over 300 schools over the five continents and these schools are separated according to the categories below:

Gracie Barra Official Schools: run by Gracie Barra brown belts or Gracie Barra Black Belts. Although the lineage of the instructors responsible for the program are directly or indirectly linked to Master Carlos Gracie Jr. The instructors of this schools share the Gracie Barra vision but do not necessarily adopt Master Gracie’s teaching philosophy and methods nor comply with Gracie Barra Franchise Systems operating guidelines.

Gracie Barra Training Centers: these training centers are run by Gracie Barra Blue Belts or Purple Belts. They are typically located on remote places that have limited access to high ranking GB BJJ Instruction. Gracie Barra supports these individuals dedicated to the learning and sharing the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is committed to developing them to becoming Official and Premium Gracie Barra Schools. GB Training Center’s Coaches share the Gracie Barra vision but do not necessarily adopt Master Gracie’s teaching philosophy and methods nor comply with Gracie Barra Franchise Systems operating guidelines.