The Gracie Barra Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Texas, is well known in the Martial Arts community for its commitment to teaching high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Self Defense and Submission Grappling. At our school, you will receive hands on attention from our instructors who will monitor your progress in a clean, safe, and family-friendly environment.
We offer a 3000 square feet and state of the art facility, teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu according to the principals and organizational structure set forth by Master Carlos Gracie Jr., to provide the most effective Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instruction in the world by giving students a safe, progress-oriented learning environment.
When asked, “What does Gracie Barra Mean to you?” All of our students would have the same answer: A family. That is nor fortuity. It is rather the result of life works of extraordinary individuals like count Mitsuyo Maeda, Carlos Gracie Sr., Rolls Gracie, Carlos Grace Jr., and people like me who are dedicating their lives to the realization of their dreams and to the continuity of their legacies.
Our school has members of all ages and skill levels. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is truly for everybody. Here at Grace Barra- Rio Grande Valley, GB – RGV, we pride ourselves on our family. You don’t have to be a fighter to train with us. All that is required is an open mind, a willingness to learn and the desire to be part of the most famous martial arts family in the world. Our programs are open to men, women and children of all ages. Special programs foe military and law enforcement supplement our civilian and professional student body.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been tested and proven as an efficient, effective “real-world” system of self defense, both through amazing success in the Ultimate fighting Championship as well as in the introduction of ground grappling into the training regimen of nearly every major martial art world wide.
Come be apart of the Rio Grande Valley’s history as we embark on developing a landmark by the addition of the Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy. If you are not yet a GB member, contact us to schedule your FREE into class.