Welcome to Gracie Barra Yeovil.
We are Yeovil’s only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School and provide fun, friendly and professionally run classes in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Our programs are suited to people of all ages, gender and abilities.
We strongly believe that if everyone trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the World would be a better place. Training helps you to improve both physically and mentally, alongside a Team of like minded individuals that are working to achieve a shared common goal; Self Development Through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
What Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
BrazilianJiu-Jitsu is a self defense Martial Art and combat sport that teaches a smaller weaker person how to defend themselves against a stronger larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique.
The Gracie family, the founders of BJJ, modified Judo and traditional Japanese Jujutsu to create the art. At it’s core, BJJ is a self-defense Martial Art, over the years it has developed into a combat sport. With takedowns and throws used to take your opponent to the ground with the goal of gaining a controlling position where one can apply the style’s numerous chokes, holds, and joint locks to submit your opponent, Jiu-Jitsu is the ultimate Grappling Art.
Who Are Gracie Barra?
Gracie Barra is the world’s largest Jiu-Jitsu association, with over 500 schools World-wide. This achievement can be put down to the structures and ever developing syllabus that is taught by every school across the globe. Gracie Barra promotes ‘JIU-JITSU FOR EVERYONE’. No matter what age, gender or disability, we have an open door policy and promise to teach everyone with the right attitude the art that is Jiu-Jitsu.
Why Choose Gracie Barra Yeovil?
Highly Qualified and Passionate Coaches
Head Coach, Sam Dunn, has a vast amount of coaching experience and passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
“Gracie Barra Yeovil opened because there was no one to train with in Yeovil. After seeing the affects Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu had on my students lives I decided that my passion is using coaching as a tool to help people to grow both physically and mentally.”
We know just how daunting walking into a Martial Arts School for the first time can be, as a result we have endeavoured to create a welcoming, friendly and encouraging environment here at Gracie Barra Yeovil.
The Gracie Barra Yeovil Team regularly ventures out to competitions all over the UK. This gives students a chance to test their skillset against other practitioners in a competitive environment.
We currently offer a ‘Two Weeks FREE Jiu-Jitsu Starter Course’ to all of our programs.
Martial Arts Is Our Passion
All our coaches have a strong passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We have spent years practicing and developing our skillset, to pass on this knowledge to those who are keen to learn.
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