Gracie Barra Alabama

Alabama HQ for Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Barra Alabama, located in Pelham, AL just south of metro Birmingham, is the official headquarters for Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu in the state of Alabama. On our website you can learn more about us, meet our team of instructors and coaches, view our available programs and training schedule, and get in touch will us with any questions or to begin your Jiu-Jitsu journey. Also be sure to check out our News and Events blog to catch up on all the latest news.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fantastic competitive sport, but is also so much more. It is the world's most practical form of street self-defense and an amazing way to get fit and stay in shape. Come visit us and learn how.

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Congratulations to Kaliffa on First Stripe Black Belt Congratulations to Kaliffa on First Stripe Black Belt

Congratulations to Professor Kaliffa Olivera for being awarded the first stripe on his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. The stripe was awarded by Master Carlos Gracie, Jr. at the Grace Barra US HQ in California on June 7, 2016.

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Dressed for Success: The GB Uniform Dressed for Success: The GB Uniform

All of the aspects of the GB Method are interconnected, each one building upon the next and supporting those that follow. Of the aspects, the GB uniform plays a unique role.

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Gracie Barra Wins Gold at AGF Gracie Barra Wins Gold at AGF

Gracie Barra Alabama was represented well by affiliate school Mission Submission at the AGF tournament in Columbus, GA. The Gracie Barra Team took 5 competitors and brought back a total of 6 medals!

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Kaliffa Wins Gold at BJJ PRO Atlanta Kaliffa Wins Gold at BJJ PRO Atlanta

Professor Kaliffa Oliveira of Gracie Barra Alabama competed in the BJJ Atlanta International Pro the weekend of April 30th! Kaliffa won all four of his matches, including Gold in his division and Gold in the open division! Way to go Professor!

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