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Week 15 Gracie Barra Training Curriculum

Published by : site-admin on December 16, 2018 Category : Events.

The Gracie Barra Training Curriculum is now on to week 15.  In our GB1 class we learn more self defense with our guard transitioning to a triangle and how to work a proper technical lift. In the ground game we continue reading...

Week 14 Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training

Published by : site-admin on December 9, 2018 Category : Events.

This week at Gracie Barra Ranch Santa Margarita we are teaching some very important moves of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Many times a fight moves to the ground and sometimes we are in bad positions. This week we learn how to turn continue reading...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Omaplata

Published by : site-admin on December 7, 2018 Category : Events,News.

GB Technique : The Omoplata The omoplata has many different setups from Spider, Lasso and Sleeve and collar Grip Guard and shines when we go no-gi. Without our ability to control the opponent’s sleeve or collar, we need other methods continue reading...

Gracie Barra Week 13 – Jiu-Jitsu Guards

Published by : site-admin on December 2, 2018 Category : Events,News.

Want to learn the best fundamentals? Come to Gracie Barra Rancho Santa Margarita Jiu-Jitsu and check out some awesome Jiu-Jitsu Guards GB1 - This week in our fundamental class we learn how to defend  the roundhouse kick and respond with continue reading...

Week 12 Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Training Curriculum

Published by : site-admin on November 25, 2018 Category : News,Uncategorized.

In week 12 we move on to some great self defense techniques from stand up position and then we learn turtle guard and taking the back on the ground game.  GB1 - In our fundamentals class we learn to defend continue reading...

Week 11 Gracie Barra Training Curriculum

Published by : site-admin on November 19, 2018 Category : Events,News.

In Week 11, we get to review some of the basics. At Gracie Barra we believe having a solid understanding of fundamentals is key to having a strong game.  GB1 - We start every GB1 class with self-defense. This week continue reading...


Gracie Barra Learning: The Hip Throw

Published by : site-admin on November 15, 2018 Category : Events,News.

GB Learning : The Hip Throw This week on Gracie Barra Blog we look at one of the fundamental takedowns in grappling : the Hip Throw. This is likely one of the very first techniques that you learned in Judo continue reading...


GB Learning: Standing Guard Passes

Published by : site-admin on November 8, 2018 Category : Events,News.

Gracie Barra Professors Standing Guard Passes What are the advantages to passing the guard standing? More difficult for the opponent to attack a submission because of distance. You are able to make better use of your speed advantage and move continue reading...