Join Us for an Exclusive GBK Insight Week!

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Dive deep into the world of Jiu-Jitsu for Kids with our special GBK Insight Week, a compiled content  designed to enlighten, inspire, and engage. This unique week-long event is your gateway to exploring the profound impact of Jiu-Jitsu on children’s lives through an array of valuable content, including blogs, videos, and podcasts.
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GBK Insight Week - Day 1

Turn Challenges into Wins with Gracie Barra Kids

Join Professor Amanda Grummon as she delves into the complexities of managing challenging behaviors in Jiu-Jitsu classes. Gain valuable insights into decoding the messages behind behaviors such excessive breaks and task avoidance. Discover effective strategies for addressing these behaviors, transforming each class into a platform for personal growth and learning.
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Limited Time Access: This video, a special feature of ICP 2024, will only be accessible until March 31st. Ensure you take advantage of this exclusive content.
GBK Insight Week - Day 2

Unlock the Secrets to Teaching Jiu-Jitsu For Kids

Dive into the world of Gracie Barra Kids (GBK) with Professor Felipe Guedes, the GBK Coordinator with over 15 years of experience. Discover the pivotal strategies for age-specific martial arts teaching, skill progression, and keeping young learners engaged and motivated. Learn why the right age division is crucial for your school's success and how it enhances every child's learning experience.
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Limited Time Access: This video, a special feature of ICP 2024, will only be accessible until March 31st. Ensure you take advantage of this exclusive content.
GBK Insight Week - Day 3

Empowering Youth: How Jiu-Jitsu Shapes Character and Expands The Lessons Of Home

When looking at teaching Jiu-Jitsu to kids, we must consider how Gracie Barra's instructors impact a child’s life. In this blog, we will explore the transformative power of Jiu-Jitsu in shaping the character of young individuals. By delving into the lessons of humility, discipline, and perseverance that Jiu-Jitsu teaches, we will uncover how this martial art expands beyond the physical realm and equips youth with valuable life skills.
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Professor Rodrigo Clark, a 4th-Degree Black Belt of Gracie Barra Santa Barbara
GBK Insight Week - Day 4

Enhancing Childhood Development Through Jiu-Jitsu

Join us as we explore the impact of Jiu-Jitsu on childhood development. On the heels of the well-received updated GBK course in ICP 2024, we continue the discussion on how sport supports a developing child. With the aim of enlightening Jiu-Jitsu instructors without a background in psychology, this episode promises to uncover valuable insights from expert guest Jack Hinosa, CEO of Child Development Resources of Ventura County, Inc.
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Welcome to the GBK Program - ICP 2024

Empowering the Next Generation of Champions

At Gracie Barra, we believe in the power of Jiu-Jitsu to transform lives. The GBK Program, part of our Instructor Certification Program (ICP) 2024, is designed to instill in young learners the values, discipline, and skills that Jiu-Jitsu offers. Through our carefully structured program, we aim to nurture not just skilled practitioners but future leaders and champions in life. Discover the Path to Excellence with Gracie Barra's Kids Program.
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Why Choose the GBK Program?

Tailored Learning Experience:

Our program is uniquely designed to cater to the developmental stages of children, ensuring they receive age-appropriate training that supports their growth in every aspect.

Safety First:

The safety of our students is paramount. The GBK Program incorporates rigorous safety guidelines to ensure a secure and positive environment for all learners.

World-Class Instructors:

Learn from the best. Our instructors are certified through the ICP 2024, ensuring they are equipped with the latest techniques, teaching methodologies, and safety protocols to provide the best learning experience.

Seven Essential Building Blocks:

The GBK Program is built on a foundation that combines GB Program Structure, Curriculum, Class Structure, Belt System, GB Uniform, Teaching and Training Practices, and Teaching Vocabulary and Commands. These elements ensure a comprehensive and enriching learning journey.

GBK Program Highlights

Age-Specific Classes:

By separating students by age and further by skill levels, we ensure personalized attention and a learning pace that suits every child.

Dynamic Curriculum:

Our curriculum includes a specific combination of Jiu-Jitsu techniques organized in weekly cycles, making learning structured yet flexible.

Motivational Belt System:

Our unique belt system is designed to keep kids motivated, recognizing and rewarding their progress and hard work.

Empower. Educate. Elevate.
Join the GBK Program at the ICP 2024.