Gracie Barra Laguna in Mission Viejo, California, offer world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction for individuals, families, and anyone willing to learn the art at the Communities of Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Aliso Viejo and San Juan Capistrano. The art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has evolved and become a key element in achieving physical fitness, character development, self-defense and a well-balanced lifestyle. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for all who seek a martial art that constantly challenges you to grow and improve in all this aspects of your life.
Our classes are aligned with the Gracie Barra Program Structure developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr.in order to meet the specific learning needs from people with different ages, gender and levels.We offer a Safe, Friendly, and Clean training environment. At Gracie Barra Laguna we value each student and your sure to have an inspirational and motivating experience.
GB Laguna 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 the 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 Philipe Della Monica began training when he was just 13 years old at the prestigious Gracie Barra Caveirinha in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He is an active competitor and one of the Gracie Barra’s rising young stars. The highlight of his career was when he became a European Black Belt Champion at the young age of 21. Professor Philipe has alredy collected many titles including medals in Brazilian, Pan-American, World Championships and many other titles in Brazil, Europe, and the USA. After spending some time teaching and spreading Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu in Europe, he moved to the USA and taught for two years at Gracie Barra America (GB’s US Headquarters) in Irvine. It was there that he received his first degree on his black belt from the hands of Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and Professor Marcio Feitosa. Charisma and teaching skills are just as natural talents to him as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. To see his discipline and passion for training and teaching is very inspiring to the whole team. Professor Philipe Decided to move forward and start a new school in Southern Orange County so he can continue spreading the Gracie Barra legacy!
We look forward to meeting you and whatever your goals may be we at Gracie Barra Laguna we are committed to helping you achieve them. Contact us TODAY for a free Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Introductory Class.