Celebrating 38 Years of Excellence in Jiu-Jitsu.

Join us in honoring our journey, our legacy, and our future.

Celebrating 38 years, Gracie Barra honors its journey from Master Carlos Gracie Jr.'s vision to a global community under the Red Shield. This anniversary marks not just achievements in Jiu-Jitsu but a legacy of excellence, innovation, and camaraderie. As we reflect on our rich history and look forward to a promising future, we celebrate the spirit, the family we've built, and the relentless pursuit of greatness. 

Stay tuned. Throughout this month, we'll be sharing tips, videos, blogs, and valuable information about Gracie Barra Legacy. 

Join Master Carlos Gracie Jr. in an exclusive video journey. 

Sacrifice, Support, and Collective Growth

In this episode, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. discuss the significance of Brotherhood/Sisterhood at Gracie Barra and how it fosters collective growth. Integrity and mutual support are crucial, as well as setting aside selfishness and fear. Learn how the mindset of helping others can turn threats into allies. Watch it now!

This video is from "Beyond the Mat - The Vision of Carlos Gracie Jr.," a special series available only at the ICP 2024.
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The Art of Jiu-Jitsu Living: A Journey with Gracie Barra Legacy Hall Recipient Professor Jefferson Moura

Professor Jefferson Moura might be the quintessential “Carioca” Jiu-Jitsu guy from Rio. He surfs. He loves acai after training. Athletic and most at home at the beach. Like many Cariocas - a native of Rio de Janeiro - he is friendly and full of energy. Professor Jefferson grew up living the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle in the very place where it evolved.
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One for All, All for One - The Importance of Teamwork

In this episode, we'll discuss the importance of teamwork for collective growth and success, sharing knowledge and experiences. Discover how mutual support can ensure positive outcomes and well-being for everyone. Don't miss it!
This video is from "Beyond the Mat - The Vision of Carlos Gracie Jr.," a special series available only at the ICP 2024.
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Keeping the Legacy Alive:
The Values of Gracie Barra

Welcome to the heart and soul of Gracie Barra, where Brotherhood/Sisterhood, Integrity, and Development are not just words – they are our way of life. These are our guiding principles that shape every action and decision. From the highest-ranking black belts to the newest white belts, these Core Values are the foundation upon which our community thrives, fostering respect, trust, and honor among all.
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For Everyone.

Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone is a strong, powerful expression used to define Gracie Barra's organizational efforts. We exist as a group to teach Jiu-Jitsu to everyone. This mission grounded in our endeavors to bring the benefits of Jiu-Jitsu to individuals in communities around the world. It is our purpose. It is our mission as a team.
"If everyone practiced Jiu-Jitsu, the world and our communities would be a better place. We know it because Jiu-Jitsu has changed our lives in so many positive ways. And we want to do for others what Jiu-Jitsu has done for us."– Master Carlos Gracie Jr.
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Our Founder

Master Carlos Gracie Jr.- A Life Devoted to Jiu-Jitsu and Leadership

Master Carlos Gracie Jr. is a living legend in the world of Jiu-Jitsu, whose life is a testament to passion, dedication, and commitment to the sport of Jiu-Jitsu. Born into the renowned Gracie Family, he not only inherited the tradition but also became a visionary who transformed the martial arts landscape.
His deep respect for traditions and his relentless pursuit of excellence led to the creation of Gracie Barra. In addition to his remarkable achievements in Jiu-Jitsu, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. is recognized for his leadership skills and entrepreneurial vision. He is an advocate for the philosophy of Brotherhood, Integrity, and Development, principles he has incorporated into every aspect of his life and are the Core Values of Gracie Barra.
Today, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. continues to be a prominent figure in the world of Jiu-Jitsu, an undisputed leader, and a mentor to all who seek excellence in sports, leadership, and life.
"If everyone trained Jiu-Jitsu, the world would be a better place."

Carlos Gracie Jr.

Gracie Barra Founder