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Headquarters for Gracie Barra Oceania
The Gracie Barra Sydney School was founded in 2002 by Professor Marcelo Rezende, a 4th Degree Black Belt under Master Carlos Gracie Jr. Gracie Barra is recognised in the Martial Art community for teaching the highest level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We have become a strong reference point in physical education, character development & self defence.
We have a Class Program Structure that was developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr, the son of Great Grand Master Carlos Gracie Sr founder of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Gracie Barra Sydney represents discipline, wellness, family, respect and so much more for anyone wanting to embrace the Jiu Jitsu lifestyle. Our programs are specifically targeted to men, women and kids. We have developed extensive experience training fighters & competitors.
When you come to our school you will experience a professional, clean, & safe environment for the students & family/s that attend our facility.
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“Gracie Barra has been oustanding for my daughter. Her confidence has grown so much in the eight months since she joined. So much so that she recently competed in her first competition with complete confidence. Great coaches and a real team environment that I hope she will be a part of for life.”
Rob McGovern - Parent
“The first feeling I had after (the competition) this morning was the warmth of gratefulness and pride that comes from being part of Gracie Barra. I know there was a time in my life when I didn’t do jiu jitsu, but now I can’t fathom life without it. Thank you for your support, your knowledge, friendship, putting up with minor meltdowns before comp, making me laugh, making sure I don’t die, challenging me constantly, being all-around amazing and giving me more than I could have ever expected from a sport.”
“Marcelo has been a pioneer in grappling sports in Australia. I first engaged him at the Brumbies in 2004, and he quickly developed a syllabus of grappling drills that were specific to rugby from both a technical and condition perspective. Furthermore, when at the Wallabies in 2005-2007 I sent many players to him for individual and small group training. Without exception, the players love his sessions and appreciate the value for specific game preparation. Eight years on, I still seek to update my knowledge with Marcelo. He is the best grappling coach I have worked with.”
“Marcelo has been fantastic in helping us design our contact skill and conditioning programs for the 2012/2013 pre-season and season.
His technical skill and coaching ability set him apart from other coaches. He has a long history with the Brumbies conditioning team”