We’ve talked to many beginners and longtime students to understand some of the assumptions they had about jiu jitsu before they started training. While these jiu jitsu myths didn’t prevent them from joining, the uncertainty of trying something new often scares some people away. Today, we want to shed some light on common myths you […]
Gracie Bradenton will be merging efforts with Gracie 941 as of January 1st, 2018 to bring you RKBJJ Bradenton. What does this mean? First, our physical address is changing. The Gracie Bradenton facility will reside at 5268 FL-64, Bradenton, FL 34208 inside Bostock’s Martial Arts. Our adult program will be headed up by black belt, […]
Gracie Tampa Highlight Video from Sonny Parlin on Vimeo.
One of my biggest pet peeves in jiu jitsu is a practitioner whose sole purpose in a match is to “not get tapped out.” It’s even more annoying when people use it as a measure of success against their training partners. “I rolled with so and so for 10 minutes and he only caught me […]
Here are some of my better moments competing in 2016.
Photo by Joseph Byron 2014 wasn’t just a big year in terms of weight loss for me, it was also a big year for my jiu jitsu. When I was trying to lose weight, my goal when I had any training session was to make sure that I rolled for 30 minutes at the very […]
Hey everyone, August 17th Monday night class will be taught by Black Belt, ADCC Trials champion and ex-UFC fighter, Matthew Arroyo. Be there!
Gracie Bradenton is starting up a kids program. We are enrolling kids 8 & up. Kids between 8 and 13 will have their own class starting on August 24th. Teens who are 14 and older will train with adults. Anyone who signs up before August 24th will get access to discounted pricing, so don’t wait, […]
I’m super proud of everyone who competed over the weekend at MMAC Grappling. More photos on our facebook page.
Hey everyone, I’m happy to announce that the new mats have been installed and are amazing! Come in and enjoy 1600 sqft of mat space, double what was there! The new mat will allow us to run more classes and also start up our kids program (more on that in the next couple of days). […]