The Gracie Barra School in Phoenix is well known in the state of Arizona for its commitment to teaching high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At our school, you will receive hands on attention from our world class instructors who will monitor your progress in a clean, safe, and family-friendly environment.
Our black belt instructor Marc Zee has 15 years experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to offer to his students, as well as holding a black belt in judo. We have World class Fairtex trained muay Thai kickboxing instructors Robert Garcia and “best of Fairtex” Eric Hymer. Our judo program is lead by Hungarian National Champion and 2nd degree black belt Kris Marki. For our Ultimate fighting fans Marc Zee has worked with the best in the business From helping Dan Severn and Don Frye along side Team phoenix to their UFC stardom, to cornering Mark Kerr in pride. Gracie Barra Phoenix has made a profound statement with its own team in the octagon. You might even see Joe “Diesel” Riggs or Edwin “Baby Face” Dewees in the gym getting ready for their next fight.
Our school is for everyone and anyone who is looking to get in shape, learn self defense, and improve the overall quality of their lives. In addition our family-oriented environment is a perfect place to teach your children to feel safe everyday not only when they are at school or outside playing, but also in developing their self-confidence and discipline.