“Joining Gracie Barra was one of the greatest decisions of my life. I came in to this weighing 300 pounds, today I am sitting at 240. On top of all that, I know how to defend myself!”
Welcome to Gracie Barra Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Jacksonville
Gracie Barra is a global organization formed by more than 700 BJJ schools. The mission of each of our schools is to train the body, mind and spirit through the highest level of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction as a means for individual development and the strengthening of the family spirit – going beyond the competitive realm.
Since inception, the GB Family has been in constant growth. Under the leadership of Master Carlos Gracie Jr., Gracie Barra has evolved from one small school at the suburb of Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, to the #1 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team in the world, forming a community of thousands of individuals on five continents.