Our School

Discipline, Respect, Self Defense, Fitness & Friendship.

Head Coach Antonio

António Bustorff-Silva will be leading the classes at Gracie Barra Yate with the mission to pass on the teachings of Master Carlos Gracie Jr. helping  to spread the Gracie Barra vision of 'Jiu-Jitsu for everyone'.

Originally from Portugal, Antonio moved to Bath over 9 years ago. In 2015 he started training at Gracie Barra Bath under Salvatore Pace.

Salvatore Pace is a world renowned second degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jistu. With his guidance António has become an ICP trained coach.

Antonio’s recent successes are:

Super Heavy Weight Naga Champion in the Elite devision No Gi 2019 &  British Heavy Weight Masters Gold Medalist 2019.

Meet our other coaches below:

Professor Kirsty

Adult Programme

18+ year olds

Future Champions

from 4 year olds

Anti-Bullying Programme

Bullying Stops Here!

What are you waiting for?

Contact us now to organise your FREE introduction class.

Jui Jitusu Camps

Every year there will be an opportunity to go on a week intensive summer camp where some of the best black belts and students in the world come together to train and learn.


"A black belt is a white belt that never gave up"

From left to right:
Professor Marcos Barros - GB Springfield, Chicago. Professor Harvey Dines - GB Bath, UK. Professor Salvatore Pace - GB Bath, UK.
Coach António Bustorff-Silva - GB Yate, UK. Professor Asif - GB London. Professor Carlos Lemos Jr. - GB Downers Grove, Chicago.