Fundamentals of Jiu Jitsu
What are the Main Qualities of a Great Fighter? What Does it take for an Ordinary Person to Realize to his or her Own Potential?
Top performing fighters and individuals follow a common set of principles that sustain their success. The practice of Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu allows individuals to understand these principles through an exciting process that combines instruction, observation, practice, appropriate feedback, live training and competition.
Students experience results that go beyond gains in strength, flexibility, fitness and self-defense skills. By remaining truthful to the lessons learned in practice and by applying them off of the mats, Gracie Barra students experience an overall improvement in their focus, energy and general well-being.
The Gracie Barra Fundamentals Program teaches these basic principles of effective fighting to individuals like you. Its structure condenses an immense diversity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu into core fundamental moves combined intelligently and safely to optimize your learning. Our curriculum is designed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the son of Grand master Carlos Gracie Sr., the man who invented Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You will always be confident that what you are learning comes from the closest lineage and most accurate message of those that created this amazing martial art.
Some of the benefits of joining our Fundamentals of Jiu Jitsu program:
- Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu;
- Increase focus, energy and concentration;
- Enjoy significant gains in your overall fitness level;
- Become part of the GB Family;
- Increase self-confidence;
- Increase endless aspects of healthy living;
- Train at over 400 schools worldwide;
- Have access to the school’s events and special classes.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for anyone, including you!
You will never forget your first class at Gracie Barra!
We recommend you arrive 15 minutes before your first class, as classes always begin on time. When lining up to begin practice, you’ll notice the instructor has a precise plan for the class; this is standard. The class routine is always similar to ensure you know exactly what to expect during each part of practice; the techniques change, though! You will learn over 100 technique combinations over four months, so be ready for the journey! You’ll also find receive strong support from your fellow students. By the end of class you’ll be physically tired but mentally exhilarated. Don’t get too exhausted, though–we hope to see you back the next day! Remember, you can train as much as you want.