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May 4, 2020

We are strong together

Midwest launch on Tuesday May 5th at 12pm We’ve been reinventing ourselves because of you to keep offering you and your family the best and safest […]
April 28, 2020

Our first priority is SAFETY

Our first priority is SAFETY, safety of your community, safety of our students and ultimately safety of our families. With that in mind @graciebarra brought together […]
April 7, 2020

Carlos Lemos: The GB Mat Experience

Professor Carlos Lemos Jr is a 4th Degree Black Belt and began training at Gracie Barra in 1992. From the Blue Belt to the Black Belt […]
March 16, 2020

GB Downers Grove and East Naperville Notice UPDATE

Hello team, With your safety in mind, GB Downers Grove and GB East Naperville admin team is speeding up with the transition of our classes 100% […]
July 22, 2019

The Power of your Food

Eating well and healthily is something essential to anyone who follows the Jiu-Jitsu life style. It is from the food that we get the necessary energy […]
July 22, 2019

GB Downers Kids at the IBJJF Chicago Open

Stellar performance from our @GracieBarra little champs this morning! Congratulations on your achievements Brian, Kane, Aria, Anthony, Joe, Akemi, Kenzo, Aidan, Ethan and Alexander. What everyone […]
July 22, 2019

The Gracie Barra Philosophy

At Gracie Barra in Downers Grove, our philosophy and values are what we live by. We build character and form strong bonds through training in Jiu-Jitsu. […]
July 22, 2019

The difference between a Jiu-Jitsu class and timed training coach

A martial arts instructor teaches people all aspects of a martial art, from tactics, self-defence and physical conditioning, to philosophy, history and decorum. Since the times […]
July 22, 2019

Coming up Black Belt Parent Summit and GB Chicagoland kids training day

Dear gbchicagoland parents and competition kids members please mark these dates on your calendars Black Belt Parents Summit July 19th 5:30pm – 6:15pm( learn how to […]
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