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Gracie Barra Street

Welcome to Gracie Barra Street; a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Martial Arts Academy in the heart of Somerset.

If you have ever considered trying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA or are simply looking for an enjoyable and engaging way to get in shape we would love to hear from you.

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Somerset's leading Martial Arts Academy

The Gracie Barra Philosophy of “Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone” breeds a friendly environment and we welcome students of all abilities.

Under the Guidance of Owner and Head Coach; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Second-Degree Black Belt, Professor Richard Weatherall, we offer classes to suit everyone; from novices wanting to improve their fitness whilst learning a new skill to those who have already fallen in love with the Art.

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Our Programs

From our “Tiny Champions” programme for children age 4 and up, all the way through to our Advanced “GB2” programme which sharpens the technique and abilities of experienced players up to Black Belt level and beyond, all our students benefit from the values of Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu and our other related martial art programmes.

tiny-champions Tiny Champions

At Gracie Barra Street we offer a specific programme in Brazilian jiu-jitsu aimed at children aged 4-6 years.

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kids-and-teens Kids & Teens

Our kids classes are built around the foundations of cooperation, discipline and respect.

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The effectiveness of the Gracie Barra programmes has led to Gracie Barra becoming the largest and most successful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team in the world.

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muay-thai Muay Thai

Muay Thai training is also an excellent workout which improves mobility, flexibility and general fitness in a friendly and united environment.

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mma MMA

Our MMA classes combine our Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing and Muay Thai expertise to provide a well-rounded course.

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Meet The Instructors

All our instructors are trained to the highest standards through the Gracie Barra Certification Programme and are all highly qualified in their area of expertise. They continually seek to further their own personal development by keeping their training and qualifications regularly updated to ensure that you receive the very best coaching at our academy.

As well as knowledge, skills and expertise, all our instructors are passionate about their role and strive to bring out the very best in all our students.

Latest News

Check out our latest news to find out about any upcoming events and activities at Gracie Barra Street, and to stay updated on all the exciting things which take place in and around the academy.

IMG_2897 Black Belt Promotion 4th December 2023

Huge congratulations to Stu on earning his Black belt!

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BD01D419-0CCF-4DC1-9C41-FD535F18F388 Gracie Barra Success 10th November 2023

Gracie Barra comes out on top, yet again, at the BJJ Somerset Open 2023!

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