10 benefits of Jiu Jitsu that can improve your life

Developing your self-defense skills.

Transform your life with the benefits of Jiu Jitsu “Be so strong that nothing can disturb the peace of your mind” – Carlos Gracie. Through this quote, it is possible to understand the benefits of jiu jitsu on a personal level that goes beyond physical activity since this sport involves both the body and the mind […]

GB Technique: 3 Tips for Knee Slice Guard Pass

This week on GB Technique we are looking at some tips and troubleshooting for the Knee Slice Guard pass. This is certainly one of the most successful guard pass techniques but it has several important but not obvious details that are important to successfully execute. Miss these details and your opponent will stop your pass […]

The New Ultimate Position: Back Attacks From Top Game in Jiu-Jitsu

Professor Lucas Norat is a Gracie Barra black belt who is an IBJJF-ranked competitor in the Super Heavyweight division. Professor Norat is unusual for a Super Heavyweight in that his back-taking style – attacking with the Berimbolo, for example – is something you might expect to see from a lighter competitor but not often seen […]

Understanding The Closed Guard Game with Prof Valerio Ubaldini

“The beauty of Jiu-Jitsu is that the game always evolves and there is always something new you can learn, work and get better on!” ㅤ Prof Valerio is very passionate about Jiu-Jitsu and more specifically – he loves the closed guard position. According to Prof Valerio, the closed guard might well be the most important […]

Motivation and Discipline: Two Key Factors for Success

Two of the most influential factors to success are motivation and discipline. They help create habits that shape us and refine us into a better version of ourselves. Whether you’re practicing Jiu-Jitsu, opening a business, or striving to overcome a personal challenge, you can make your goals more enjoyable and achievable with motivation and discipline. […]

Gracie Barra Sandton Gets Premium School Status

It is with great pride and excitement that we announce that Gracie Barra Sandton has been given Premium School status by Gracie Barra International, becoming the first school in Africa to achieve this.  Being a Gracie Barra Premium School means that as part of an annual audit, the school consistently meets all the requirements set by […]

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