Celebrate 10 Years of Gracie Barra Glasgow

Celebrate 10 Years of Gracie Barra Glasgow

Saturday, August 31st sees the 10 year anniversary of GB in Glasgow and we are hosting a super seminar (1pm-3pm, £40) with Lagarto and a celebration night at Boteco the Brazilian restaurant in town! It has been an amazing journey. 20 years ago we had our first Jiu...
The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

WHY SHOULD YOU TRAIN BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (BJJ)? There are many phenomenal reasons to start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but the benefits are not always obvious to someone who has never stepped foot onto the sacred mats. So this week, we are going to look at the...
Class Focus: Fitness & Conditioning

Class Focus: Fitness & Conditioning

Your success at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is dependant on a number of key concepts. You will spend the beginning learning the techniques and procedures but it is the additional work you put in as you progress, that will determine if you go from good to great. Here at Gracie...
Professor Lagarto Seminar in February

Professor Lagarto Seminar in February

PROFESSOR LAGARTO SEMINAR IN FEBRUARY!¬† Gracie Barra Scotland is honoured to host a seminar with the world-famous BJJ practitioner, Professor Lucio Rodrigues. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and known traditionally as ‘Lagarto’, (which means lizard...
Competition training is coming

Competition training is coming

There are many reasons to begin BJJ. Some start to get fit, some to learn self-defence, others to make new friends. However, there is a number, who join to compete, to test themselves against others, to seek where their limit is, the effectiveness of their technique...