What Are The Main Positions in BJJ?

What are the main positions in BJJ?   When you go to your first BJJ session, you  might watch as others grapple and find it quite difficult to understand what’s going on. A bunch of guys and girls rolling round on the ground, struggling, short burst of action,...
Newsletter – October 2018

Newsletter – October 2018

Hi Team! Welcome to the Gracie Barra October Newsletter. This month we’ve got a super special offer for you lucky students and news about more competition wins. Let’s take a look at what’s happening… The Slim Assassin Dominates the Masters!...
Where Does Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Come From?

Where Does Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Come From?

2000BC – The origins of Jiu-Jitsu It is difficult to say precisely at what point in time or where exactly Jiu-Jitsu originated. Despite the efforts of many historians and evidence pointing to Buddhist monks in India, basic elements of grappling can be traced back to...
What is BJJ?

What is BJJ?

Great question! Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting.   To help answer this fully though, we’ve compiled some of the best information from Wikipedia and around the web. Brazilian...
July 2018

July 2018

Hello Team, June has been hot enough to melt the mats at Gracie Barra Yeovil but that hasn’t stopped the team training! Here’s all the latest… Slap, bump, roll….Let’s go! JIU JITSU FOR LIFE! Who would like a percentage off their membership FOR LIFE?...