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Gracie Barra Sweeps 2017 AGF Springfield BJJ Championships

AGF Makes Return to Springfield

May 26, 2017 — Gracie Barra claimed the 2017 Springfield BJJ Championships overall team title on April 29 at Weiser Gym on the campus of Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. 256 more words

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Gracie Barra Sweeps Atlanta BJJ Championships

The American Grappling Federation wrapped up its 2016 tournament season on Dec. 17 in Duluth, Georgia, with the Greatmats-sponsored Atlanta BJJ Championships, and Gracie Barra put together the strongest showing of any academy to claim first place in the team standings. 161 more words

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Gracie Barra Jacksonville wins 2016 AGF Tampa BJJ Championships

Gracie Barra Jacksonville claimed first place in the overall team standings at the first-ever American Grappling Federation Tampa BJJ Championships, held at the Tampa State Fairgrounds on Oct. 216 more words

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Gracie Barra Sweeps 2016 AGF Albuquerque BJJ Championships

Aug. 4, 2016 – Gracie Barra dominated the Greatmats-sponsored 2016 American Grappling Federation Albuquerque BJJ Championships on July 30 at the Manuel Lujan Complex in Albuquerque, New Mexico, compiling 413 total team points. 191 more words

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Becoming A Green Belt

How Long Have I Been Training?

I started training in February of 2016 at Gracie Barra in Kirkland, WA (GBK). With GBK I earned my first three stripes on my White Belt, competed in my first BJJ competition, and gained another family of friends. 711 more words


4 Stripe White

Sometime in February

I was a 3 Stripe White for almost 1 year, considering I took 4 months off when I moved to Orlando. Coming to a new team under the same Gracie Barra Red Shield, I was not forced to re-gain the stripes on my belt. 381 more words


Set Your Ego Aside And Rest

Injuries – Take A Step Back

Monday, during post training rolling/grappling, my partner and I were grip fighting for an opening for a take down. After a few attempts, I went for a hip throw. 372 more words