Gracie Barra Dana Point
Begin Your Transformation at Gracie Barra Dana Point
In 2009, Gracie Barra Dana Point emerged under Professor Flavio Almeida, quickly becoming a hub for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Dana Point and surrounding communities. Our state-of-the-art, newly upgraded academy is a sanctuary for those seeking physical health, personal growth, and self-defense skills, welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds. Classes adhere to the proven Gracie Barra Program Structure by Master Carlos Gracie Jr., fostering a balanced lifestyle infused with discipline and respect.
Our inviting atmosphere is not just about training—it’s about progress, camaraderie, and the well-being of our members. Whether you’re starting your fitness journey, searching for stress relief, eager to learn self-defense, enhancing your child’s discipline, or honing martial arts skills, Gracie Barra Dana Point is dedicated to supporting your goals.
Start your transformative journey with our Free Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Introductory Program. Your path to empowerment begins here!
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Redeem your free class trial today and experience the transformative power of Jiu-Jitsu for you or your kids in a community dedicated to personal and physical growth.
CHANGING LIVES ONE AT A TIME
Founder, GB Dana Point
BJJ Rank: 5th Degree Black Belt Professor Flavio Almeida started training martial arts when he was 12 years old, through karate. He followed in his brother, Ricardo Almeida’s footsteps and began practicing jiu-jitsu under the Gracie Barra family.
BJJ Rank: 2nd degree Black Belt
Professor Fernando Nassif, jiu-jitsu is more than a martial art; it is a way of life! Professor Fernando started training jiu-jitsu at the age of 13 in São Paulo, Brazil
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Paula is our Gracie Barra Dana Point Barra Fit coach. Coach Paula has a master’s degree in Physical Therapy and is extremely dedicated to the sport and to helping others.
BJJ Rank: 2nd Degree Black Belt
Professor Michael Castellini started grappling as a high school wrestler. After graduation he quickly transitioned to Jiu-jitsu under the guidance of Professor Flavio and Professor Felipe.
BJJ Rank: Black Belt
Prof. Vivi Almeida grew up in Barra Da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro Brazil, which is also where Gracie Barra was founded. Jiu-jitsu has always been a major part of Prof. Vivi’s life.
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