The Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School in Dana Point, California, offers world-class level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction for individuals, families, and Law Enforcement Officials of South Orange County and is being developed to become a reference for physical education, character development, self-defense, and world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training at the communities of San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano.
The Gracie Barra Dana Point Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes are aligned with the Gracie Barra Program Structure developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr. to meet specific learning needs from people with different ages, gender and levels. Our clean, friendly and progress oriented environment allows the students to have a challenging, inspirational and warm learning and training experience that always make them feel like coming back.
Gracie Barra Dana Point is for anyone who values discipline, wellness, martial art, respect and is looking for a life-style that embraces and constantly improves all this aspects. It doesn’t matter if you are a person with no training background that wants to loose weight or learn self-defense, a busy business person looking for a stress relieving activity, a parent searching for an something to complement the education of your kids, or a experienced martial artist aiming for th further development of your fighting skills, come to the school. We are sure you will find an exciting and challenging place that will allow you to achieve your goals.
Professor Flavio Almeida is a 3rd degree black belt and has been studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Master Carlos Gracie Jr. for more then 15 years. His BJJ journey begins at the age of 13, when he decided to go with his brother – Ricardo Almeida – for a trial class at the original Gracie Barra School, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Flavio has had the privilege of training with, and learning from, some of the best of Master Carlos Gracie Jr. students, like Master Renzo Gracie, Prof. Ricardo Almeida, and Prof. Marcio Feitosa. All of them played a key role on the development of his Jiu-Jitsu style.
Flavio’s personal discipline and commitment to the integrity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are easily noted. His classes are remarkable due to the high level of attention, excitement, and discipline, as professor expects nothing but the best from each one of the students.