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Your local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu School in St Peters!
Gracie Barra is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association, with over 700 schools on six continents. The organisation was founded by Carlos Gracie Jr., who grew up heavily influenced by his family, especially his father Carlos Gracie Sr. and his brother Rolls Gracie. While working as Roll's assistant instructor, Rolls suddenly died and Carlos was asked to assume the head instructor role. As one of the latest count from the organisation, they have graduated more than 600 black belts around the world.
All Gracie Barra Schools follow a teaching curriculum designed by Carlos Gracie Jr himself. Gracie Barra Programs are structured logically to keep students motivated to learn, practice and perform to the best of their abilities.
Gracie Barra St Peters was inaugurated in 2013 and is led by Fabio Bertolli, a former student of Ryan Gracie and Marcelo Rezende.
Instructor Lineage: Mitsuo Maeda >> Carlos Gracie >> Helio Gracie >> Rolls Gracie >> Carlos Gracie Jr >> Marcelo Rezende >> Fabio Bertolli
I feel that Jiu-Jitsu and Gracie Barra St Peters have empowered me as a woman and given me self defense skills that enable me to be out on my own without fear.
"I've trained various martial arts for the last 6/7 years. From experience, this is a very high level school with fantastic instructors and students who create a welcoming environment."
"My only regret about training at Gracie Barra St Peters is that I didn't start a long time ago. The atmosphere here is very welcoming, the professors & coaches are very friendly & professional. Highly recommend starting your Jiu Jitsu journey here."
"Starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in my late 40's in 2014 was unquestionably challenging both physically and mentally.
Fabio , Murilo and Felipe have expertly shown me that Jiu Jitsu is indeed for Everyone. I am now experiencing that following the Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu journey is certainly life changing and I have no doubt that it will always provide me with an untapped source of positive energy."