Gracie Barra South Jax is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy located in Jacksonville, Florida, and headed by Roberto Cuartero III. Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu is the world’s most superior fighting method and the best option for those looking for the ultimate in self defense and combat competition sports. Gracie Barra South Jax has over 1600 square feet of training mats. A wall cage for MMA training and a full shower “with hot water”! Our academy is sponsored by Triumph United and Title Boxing: We have seven bags for Thai, Kickboxing, and Boxing. The benefits are diverse and tremendous; no matter what you are looking for, Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu can provide it.

Head Instructor Roberto Cuartero began his Jiu Jitsu training in 2000, and is currently a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Gracie Barra Black Belt 2x World Champion Aparecido “Bill” Faria. Prof. Bill has been a close friend and mentor. For the last four years he has also been Certified as a Coach under World Shooto Champion and UFC Veteran Coach Erik Paulson in the CSW system. Roberto has competed in Local, State, and World tournaments.

Some of the world’s most elite and decorated fighters are the products of the Gracie Barra methods. So don’t waste any more time and call us to schedule your first private, introductory no-obligation class absolutely free!


  • Patrick says:

    Prof. Roberto is an outstanding instructor. His facility is top notch and is run in the highest tradition of the Gracie Barra family. Training here will make you better no matter what your level is!

  • Shawn says:

    Great school and great people! No egos, pro fighters as well as everyday practioners work side by side to become better. This is the place to train in Jacksonviille, GB family 🙂

  • James says:

    I currently tried out their free class. and it was just as they say it was free, fun, interesting i learned alot just in that one class. Roberto is a very fun person to have around and even great to talk to. everybody there is nice and they are good people i am DEFINITELY coming back there to start my BJJ Training and i hope anyone who reads this will too trust me its fun and its an great learning environment!

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