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Share The Love Of Gracie Barra!

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Are you a proud member of Gracie Barra?

Share the love of Jiu-Jitsu with a friend and get them started on a lifelong journey of striving for the best, too!

It's Member Monday
Meet Tim

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our member is Tim!

It's Member Monday
Meet Perry, Trisha, Natasha & Zac

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our member is Perry, Trisha, Natasha & Zac!

It's Member Monday
Meet Sean

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our member is Sean!

It's Member Monday
Meet The Miller Family

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members are the Miller Family!

Happy Birthday Prof. Marcelo!

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Happy birthday Prof. Marcelo!

Special Kid Class with
Prof. Marcelo Rezende

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Join us this Friday for a special class with Prof Marcelo Rezende!

It's Member Monday
Meet Lisa & Harlow

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members are Lisa and her daughter Harlow!

Happy Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day!

It's Member Monday
Meet Jack

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our member is our Little Champion Jack!

It's Member Monday
Meet Beck

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our member is Beck!

GB Sydney Will Be
Closed on ANZAC Day

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Gracie Barra Sydney will be closed on Sunday 25th April for ANZAC Day.

It's Member Monday
Meet Prof. Stefano

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members is Prof. Stefano!

It's Member Monday
Meet Sidney

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members is Sidney!

Special Side Control Classes with
Coach Sean Fong

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We are excited to announce a set of special classes with Coach Sean on side control!⁠
 

Special Heel Hook Classes with
Prof. Glauco Almeida

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We are excited to announce a set of special classes with Prof Glauco on heel hooks!⁠
 

It's Member Monday
Meet Kaito

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members is Kaito!

It's Our 35th Anniversary This April

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Its Our 35th Anniversary This April

It's Member Monday
Meet India

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members is India!

We Are A Certified Premium School

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We are proud to have completed our 5th consecutive GB Oceania School Certification Program.

It's Member Monday
Meet Fillip

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It’s #membermonday 


This week, our member is one of our oldest, Fillip Rubes!

Oceania Continental Pro Champions

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Congratulations to our GB Oceania team on winning the AJP Oceania Continental Pro!
 

It's Member Monday
Meet Our GB Women

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It’s #membermonday 

 

This week, our members are all our GB Sydney Women!

It's Member Monday
Meet Eva

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It’s #membermonday 


This week, our member is one of our newest Tiny Champions, Eva!
 

It's Member Monday
Meet Lisa Venegas

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It’s #membermonday 



This week, our member is Lisa Venegas!

It's Member Monday
Meet The Flecha & Julia

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It’s #membermonday 



This week, our members are Flecha & Julia!

It's Member Monday
Meet The Howell Family

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It’s #membermonday 



This week, our members are the Howell Family!

It's Member Monday
Meet Karen Naisoro

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It’s #membermonday 



This week, our member is Karen Naisoro!

Congratulations Pierce
On Your Competition Results!

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First competition of the year! Congratulations Pierce on the amazing result!

Taking care of your Mind is Jiu-Jitsu:
Victory in Life and On the Mats

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We all experience a terrible feeling of loss one time or another that seems to

take away our very will to live. Heartache, loss of loved ones, and disappointment with friends can

seriously shake our world, leaving us to feel inadequate and unable to move on for years to come.

 

Mario Lopez About Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu

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"Something that teaches my son discipline, respect, and self-defense. And once he got into it, I wanted to learn with him and now I love it, It's like physical chess!" 🔺

GB Women

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GB Women

Strong, powerful, empowered.

GB Student Question: “Am I starting Bjj at an age too late to get to black belt?”

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GB Sydney received a question from a new student starting Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 52 years old. The student had a background in athletics – including competitive triathlon – and was very excited after being introduced to Jiu-Jitsu.

They asked a few questions about more mature (over 40 years of age) beginning and staying with Jiu-Jitsu.ㅤ

“…can I survive long enough to become a black belt by (likely age 62)? And what should my goal be to survive that long? (I didn’t think I had aged much until this past week…)”

Great questions and in fact, very common thoughts among our over 40 Gracie Barra students.

What Are The Benefits Of GB Sydney?

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Check out the benefits of joining the team at Gracie Barra Sydney!

Control your Jiu-Jitsu Fears Through
Knowledge & Instruction

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How to Handle Your Thoughts While on the Mats

Jiu-Jitsu Is Never Ending Learning

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I have been asked by students “Once you are a black belt, is it necessary to continue to try to learn about Jiu-Jitsu?” The underlying assumption behind this question is: Don’t you know everything about Jiu-Jitsu by the time you graduate to your black belt?

Safety Comes First

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Hello GB Family,

May is here and many changes are to come.

2020 is definitely a year that has entered into world history and has become extremely important for the development, growth, and unity of our team.

Congratulations Isabella!

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Congratulations to our Little Champions, Isabella!

Congratulations Jules!

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Congratulations to our Little Champions, Jules!

GB Values – Positive Attitude on the Mats

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At the time of this post, we are training online. In addition to trying to stay active and keep your bodies flexible and muscles working, we must also make an effort to keep our attitudes positive.

It is easy to have a positive mental attitude when everything in life is going smoothly. Our resolve is tested however when life isn’t going so well. At these times, we need to reflect on maintaining a positive attitude.

GB Sydney Students
Training At Home

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The work never stops for our GB Women!
 

GB Sydney Students
Training At Home

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The work never stops for our staff!
 

GB Sydney Students
Training At Home

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The work never stops for our GB Kids!
 

GB Sydney Students
Training At Home

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The work never stops for our GB Kids!
 

Everything You Need In One Place

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Find every link you need in one place!

GB SYDNEY'S VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

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Take a look at GB Sydney's Virtual Schedule!

Create Your GB Online Account Today!

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Don't forget to create a FREE profile to get access to the new features at GB Online!

GB SYDNEY HQ COVID-19 UPDATE

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Our top priority is the health and safety of our team members.

 

If we are to keep the numbers low and make sure those affected can be taken care of by a functioning health system, we all need to do our part, temporarily changing our daily routines to embrace social distance.

What You Can Do To
Stay Safe From The COVID-19

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Over the past few weeks, we have observed a growing public-health concern regarding the Coronavirus or (COVID-19).

All Gracie Barra Schools around the World are and will remain committed to providing the highest level of Jiu-Jitsu instruction in a healthy and safe environment. 

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus as a global concern, we have been researching preventative guidelines issued by the World Health Organization and the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, we have been in close communication with health care providers and local public health authorities to create a comprehensive plan to ensure the highest level of safety to both our students and instructors. 

Initially, we aimed to gain a better understanding of the Coronavirus and the potential threats the virus may pose to our team as well as the identification of best practices in ensuring each school maintained the highest level of cleaning standards.  

As we learned more about COVID-19, it became clear that our schools must not only implement every preventive measure possible but must also serve as a source of information to create more awareness about this virus and its potential risks.

Congratulations Mia
On Your Yellow/White Belt

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Congratulations Mia!

Important Information
Regarding Coronavirus

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Important information regarding coronavirus

Swept Off Your Feet:
Transitioning From Striking to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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There are as many different types of martial arts as there are languages in the world.  Learning a new martial art is a lot like learning to speak a new language.  Accommodating to a new martial art style like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be difficult and frustrating.  Here are a couple helpful tips to help those transitioning into Jiu-Jitsu from a standup art. 

Experiencing Excellence
In Jiu-Jitsu

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One of the coolest things about the art and sport of Jiu-Jitsu is the opportunity to get on the mats with elite level competitors and top level Instructors in a way that is not accessible to participants of most other sports.

Get Your 2020 Red Apparel Now!

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Get your 2020 Red Apparel now!

4 Benefits of Jiu-Jitsu for Students

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This is one of the most dreaded times of the year for many students.  Summer break is over which means students will be heading back to school.  For most students, this means dealing with homework, midterms, sleepless nights, and trying to find a date to the dance.  Not to mention trying to figure out what they want to do in life.  Finding time and motivation to train Jiu-Jitsu can be difficult.  Here are some benefits to doing Jiu-Jitsu as a student.

What’s the difference between Instinct and Awareness?
Carlos Gracie Jr. Explains

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Both Instinct & Awareness in BJJ Will Help You Grow as a Fighter

 

Our Very Own, India Risby,
Is A GB Oceania Ambassador For 2020

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Check out more about India below!

Prof. Rob Meets Master Carlos Gracie Jr

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Prof. Rob was lucky enough to meet Master Carlos Gracie Jr!

3 Tips To Improve Your Mount

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Along with the rear mount, the mount is considered the most dominant position on the ground in jiu-jitsu. Yet, many students struggle with the mount, preferring to stay on top in side control.

12 Signs You May be Addicted to BJJ

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Jiu-Jitsu is a good problem to have.  If you share the addiction to BJJ, hopefully some of these will stick out to you!

GB Motivation: Your Comfort Zone

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One of the more common challenges faced by Jiu-Jitsu students is the dreaded training plateau. Although we would like to think of our progress as a steady, uninterrupted upward progression, real life seldom works that way. There are periods where we seem to have stalled in our improvement.

Congratulations On An Amazing
Performance At The NSW Summer Cup

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Congratulations to our GB Sydney team on incredible performances at the NSW Summer Cup!

Congratulations To Our
New Black Belts!

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Congratulations to our new black belts!

Check Out Our
GB Sydney Team In Brazil!

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Have a look at some of the GB Sydney team at the opening of the Gracie Barra HQ in Florianpolis, Brazil with Master Carlos Gracie Jr!

2020 Competition Team

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Check out the awesome video below!

Congratulations to Prof. Glauco and Coach Sean
On Your Super Bonus!

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Congratulations to Prof. Glauco de Almeida and Coach Sean Fong on your super bonus!

Richie Harris - A Story of Change!

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2 months ago, we brought you the story of Richie Harris. Here is the latest update!

 

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Learn More About Coach Sean Fong!

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Learn more about Coach Sean Fong!

 

Click the button below to check out this amazing video about him, his outlook on life, and how Jiu-Jitsu has inspired him!