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Gracie Barra Birmingham is proud to have been the very first Gracie Barra school to open in Europe.

Our head Professor, Braulio Estima is a 4th degree black belt, claiming multiple world champion titles and ADCC open weight and superfight champion. He is considered to be one of the top BJJ competitors of all time, and is also renowned for his in depth and personal teaching style. Our academy is located very close to the city centre, and we offer classes to kids from 3 years and above as well as adult classes and fitness programmes. Our school has also been very successful in producing professional competitors and champions at an international level.

Gracie Barra Birmingham is a certified Gracie Barra school, offering the very highest standard and quality of jiu jitsu teaching. We offer classes for all, including kids classes starting from 3 years old and up, adult classes for those of all knowledge and ability levels. Our experienced instructors also offer private classes to individuals or groups to further enhance students’ understanding of jiu jitsu.

Our brightly lit facility boasts a mat space of 200 square metres, using the best matting available. There are changing rooms with showers, a pro shop for your uniform needs and we will soon be launching a fitness and work out area.

Gracie Barra Birmingham has a dedicated team of world class instructors, highly experienced in teaching children and adults of all ability levels.

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We are Gracie Barra

At Gracie Barra Birmingham you are part of an extended family. You will join a team that will support you throughout your Jiu Jitsu journey and the help you to develop knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of life.

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Why Gracie Barra

Our team of instructors are trained in the teaching philosophy and methods of Master Carlos Gracie Jr, the founder of Gracie Barra. A legacy of over 30 years of teaching experience is at your service, so you don’t have to worry: you and your family are in great hands at Gracie Barra Birmingham!

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Welcome to Gracie Barra Birmingham! We are eagerly awaiting for the government to allow us to reopen and start our normal classes with you, but in the meantime we have our online zoom classes available! If you would like more information on this please do not hesitate to drop us an email or give us a call. Looking forward to seeing you all back on the mats as soon as possible!