December 2018 Grading

December 2018 Grading

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ON THEIR BELT PROMOTION: Student Grade Connor o’Brien Awarded Blue Belt Ian Dawson Mackay Awarded Blue Belt Danny Reid Awarded Blue Belt Liam Sloan Awarded Blue Belt Michael Sutherland Awarded Blue Belt   CONGRATULATIONS TO THE...
My Weight loss journey

My Weight loss journey

I started my Gracie Barra journey in September 2014. I walked into the gym very apprehensively. I was a very heavy guy. I was 30st and 10lb in 2014. I thought I didn’t really belong or had the right to go there as I was very unfit and not used to exercising. I...
My journey

My journey

Stuart Henderson 37 years old Blue belt under Professor Ricky Gillon at Gracie Barra Glasgow. My journey in BJJ started on Wednesday 26th March 2014 which is a date that will stay with me forever as this was the moment I feel I was re-born. On that day I walked into...
Learn faster with Private BJJ Lessons

Learn faster with Private BJJ Lessons

It is beneficial to have one-on-one time with your instructor. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is like any other sport or activity: your progress is a consequence of how hard and how smart you work. Group classes are the best proven way to teach Jiu-Jitsu, since the diversity of...

Jiu Jitsu and Analytical Thinking

The very first line on the Gracie Barra website states: ‘The benefits of Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are far reaching and will touch every aspect of your life.’ This statement couldn’t be closer to the truth if it tried.   I recently moved to Glasgow for...