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White Belt – The Most exciting Time In Your Jiu-jitsu

White Belt – The Most exciting Time In Your Jiu-jitsu

I was speaking with a senior GB Black-Belt from Brazil about what it was like to teach a class of black and brown belts. I expected the senior black belt to say that he was much more interested in teaching experienced belts because he could show some really cool and advanced positions. But he said… Continue Reading »

“Am I too old to start BJJ?”

“Am I too old to start BJJ?”

As Jiu-Jitsu continues to grow all over the world, more people (outside of the 20 something male demographic) are becoming interested in starting to train Jiu-Jitsu. Many questions about training come from men over the age of 35 who ask “I am 40-something, am I too old to start training bjj?” The short answer is NO!… Continue Reading »

Gracie Barra 30th Anniversary Promotion!

If you ever needed a reason to begin your Jiu-Jitsu journey… your search ends today. For the past 30 years Gracie Barra has been delivering Jiu-Jitsu excellence to local communities all around the world. This month Gracie Barra is celebrating 30 years of Jiu Jitsu and GB is giving you not one but THIRTY reasons… Continue Reading »

Valentine’s Day!

That time of the year is upon us and we at GB Mansfield invite you to bring your Valentine to train with us on Feb. 14th! Many of us are constantly having to maintain a healthy balance between spending time at Jiu Jitsu and spending time with our significant other. Gracie Barra believes in JIU-JITSU… Continue Reading »

Do You Want To Start Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? How To Get Started!

Do You Want To Start Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? How To Get Started!

When January 1st rolls around many potential students think about getting started training BJJ. Here are 5 Tips for Getting Started in BJJ: 1. You don’t need to “get in shape before I start”. This is a common statement by people who are apprehensive about getting started in bjj. Part of it likely originates in the… Continue Reading »

Set a Goal – Get a Deal. 2016

Looking for an exciting new goal for the New Year? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the fastest growing Martial Art around the world. Everyday tens of thousands of practitioners come together to get fit, release stress, and gain confidence by learning this amazing art. Testimonial 1: “Gracie Barra has changed my life! Training here is so encouraging… Continue Reading »

2015 Texas Jiu-Jitsu Tournament Schedule (Updated 9/17/15)

Tournament Schedule 2015 for BJJ Tournaments primarily in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas. Please Note: This tournament schedule has not yet been finalized and may be subject to change. Organization Tournament City / State Event Date North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Dallas Championship Denton, TX May 30, 2015 Newbreed Ultimate Challenge Newbreed Ultimate Challenge… Continue Reading »

The 6 worst white belt rolling mistakes

The 6 worst white belt rolling mistakes August 3, 2015 Renzo Gracie, one of the most successful and respected black belts famously said “Sometimes you are the hammer, and sometimes you are the nail!” No where is that more true than when you are first starting out in bjj. Everyone has more experience than you… Continue Reading »