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Empower your child with the art of Jiu-Jitsu – a martial art like no other. At Gracie Barra Yate, we provide unwavering support to every student, nurturing their growth and success. Our programs cater to all ages and skill levels, ensuring a transformative journey for each individual.

Why Choose Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Over Other Martial Arts?

There are various martial arts disciplines out there, such as Karate, Taekwondo, Aikido and so on. But Jiu-Jitsu stands out as a comprehensive and effective discipline. Here’s why Jiu-Jitsu is the superior choice for your child compared to other martial arts:

  • Anti-Bullying & Self-Defence Mastery:

    Jiu-Jitsu is a practical martial art that equips your child with practical skills to neutralise adversaries of any size. Through dedicated training, they’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to navigate and defend themselves in any circumstance.

  • Full-Body Fitness:

    Your child can keep active and improve their overall physical fitness through our Jiu-Jitsu training sessions which are fun and engaging.
    Jiu-Jitsu develops your child’s strength, flexibility, agility, and endurance, providing them with a solid fitness foundation.

  • Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking:

    Jiu-Jitsu is often referred to as a form of physical chess. It calls for practitioners to act quickly, analyse situations, and think strategically. Your child will gain the ability to solve problems, focus better, and think critically as a result.

  • Respect, Discipline, and Focus:

    At Gracie Barra Yate, we prioritise instilling respect, discipline and focus. Qualified instructors guide your child through structured sessions, nurturing these essential life values.

  • Stress Relief and Emotional Well-being:

    Jiu-Jitsu serves as an emotional outlet, elevating mood, and reducing stress. Our supportive community creates a positive environment where your child thrives mentally and emotionally.

  • Safe Training Environment:

    At Gracie Barra Yate, we put safety first and foster a welcoming environment for all of our students. Our experienced instructors ensure proper technique execution, minimising the risk of injury during training sessions.

Our Programs:

At Gracie Barra, our structured curriculum is designed to help your child succeed during training. Our children’s programs are as follows:

  • Little Champions (ages 3-7)

    Our Little Champions Program introduces young children to the core concepts of Jiu-Jitsu in a playful and nurturing environment. We focus on building coordination, listening skills, and social interaction while cultivating respect and discipline.

  • Juniors (Ages 8-12)

    Our Juniors program focuses on self-defence, physical fitness, and character development. Through progressive training, your child will gain confidence, discipline, and problem-solving abilities while forging strong friendships.

  • Teens (Ages 13-17)

    Our Teens program blends technical Jiu-Jitsu training with life skills development. Teens will improve their level of physical fitness, self-defence expertise, and mental toughness, laying the groundwork for success in all areas of their life.

Join Our Local Jiu-Jitsu Family Today!

Enrol your child in Gracie Barra Yate today and embark on a transformative journey. As a local martial arts school, we are dedicated to empowering our community through the art of Jiu-Jitsu.

If you are in Yate, Chipping Sodbury, Iron Acton, Rangeworthy, Pucklechurch, Wickwar, or neighbouring areas, seize the opportunity for a free trial session. Join a community that values personal growth, camaraderie, and excellence.

Unlock your child’s potential with Gracie Barra Yate – where champions are made, on and off the mat!

There is no losing in Jiu-Jitsu. You either win or you learn. – Carlos Gracie Jr.

Programs to suit all people

Our Gracie Barra Kids Programs are specifically crafted to teach children of all ages self-discipline and self-defence skills. Our curriculum has been thoughtfully designed to meet the specific needs of all children.

Kids and Teens

Our Gracie Barra Kids Programs are specifically crafted to teach children of all ages self-discipline and self-defence skills.


Our adult classes welcome individuals of all backgrounds and skill levels to learn the art of Jiu-Jitsu.


Our adult No-Gi classes are open to individuals of all backgrounds and skill levels, providing an opportunity to master the art of Jiu-Jitsu without the traditional Gi.

Private Training

Enrol in private Jiu-Jitsu lessons to enhance your grasp of the martial art and elevate your training to new heights.

We are Gracie Barra

At Gracie Barra Yate, you become an integral part of our extended family. Here, you'll be supported by a team dedicated to nurturing your journey of self-improvement, fostering the acquisition of knowledge and skills needed to conquer life's challenges, just like a black belt.

WHY Gracie Barra

Our team of instructors have been extensively trained in the teaching philosophy and methods of Carlos Gracie Jr., the founder of Gracie Barra. With a combined teaching experience of over 10 years, you can trust that you and your family are in excellent hands here at GB Yate.

The Blog

Explore our blog stay informed about upcoming events and activities at Gracie Barra Yate and insights into Jiu-Jitsu for beginners and veterans.