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Gracie Barra was founded in 1986 and has become one of the most premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organisations with over 700 academies across the globe. Since Gracie Barra’s inception, our instructors across the world have been committed to excellent teaching, and promoting the Jiu Jitsu lifestyle to its students.

Here at Gracie Barra Sutton Coldfield, we offer world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction. From individuals, to children, complete beginners, hobbyists or elite athletes, our programme offers something for everyone. Our training structure, which has been developed with input from Gracie Barra instructors globally, is built to provide a safe, friendly, challenging learning environment for all ages and genders.

Gracie Barra Sutton Coldfield is the perfect environment for those seeking a new challenge. Whether your goal is to lose weight, improve your fitness, relieve stress, learn a new martial art, or are looking for a way to help develop your child’s education, we aim to teach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a means of personal development, going beyond the “win-lose” contest philosophy, that will enhance all aspects of your daily life.



In a lifetime dedicated to the growth and development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. has always guided his efforts and actions by the values of brotherhood, development, and integrity.

“My life is dedicated to Jiu-Jitsu. My goal was simply to build a brotherhood to lead the expansion of Jiu-Jitsu while respecting the essence of our art. My students are an extension of my family. I want each one of them to achieve their personal best while helping spread Jiu-Jitsu. We must do that honoring the traditions and efforts of those who came before us.” – Carlos Gracie Jr.

The values and principles that build Master Carlos Gracie Jr.’s personal philosophy have defined to a great extent the culture of Gracie Barra Sutton Coldfield.

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