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...

10 Reasons to join

  1. GB Jiu-Jitsu is a truly exciting way to get fit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is often likened to a game of human chess. If you don’t like to work out at a gym because you get bored, you’re not alone. Many of our students were tired of going to the gym, and they couldn’t...

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...

A bit on Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Itself

The benefits of Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are far reaching and will touch every aspect of your life. At Gracie Barra, our students become leaders. Gracie Barra nurtures your independent thinking, supports your fighting spirit, and helps you achieve your...

New Students Blog

Feb 2013  Sean Bradley My training at Gracie Barra Glasgow “The 16 week program has been great. Not just through the physical side but also increasing confidence in the participator. I would certainly recommend Brazilian jiu jitsu to anyone and certainly to anyone who...