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The Premier Destination For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

At Gracie Barra Henderson, we believe in a holistic approach to Jiu-Jitsu that encompasses physical development as well as mental and emotional wellness. Our mission is to empower students with the tools they need to thrive, both on and off the mat. The great thing about joining the Gracie Barra Henderson family is that you will have access to  KEY PERKS not offered at any other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu studio:

global studio access

You have free access to train at over 1,000 studios worldwide at no additional cost.

discounts on gear

We offer all our premium members huge discounts on GIs, Rash Guards, & GB Gear.

student progress profile

We are the only studio in the GB network and the US that offer a customized student portal to assist you in tracking your progress and developing faster.

unmatched student resources

Part of our technology partnership has made it possible for our students to get video tutorials of classes and provide instructor feedback like never before.

Brotherhood, Integrity, Development

In a lifetime dedicated to the growth and development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Master Carlos Gracie Jr. has always guided his efforts and actions by the values of brotherhood, expansion, and integrity. Simply stated by himself:

We seek to train the body, mind, and spirit through the highest level of Brazilian jiu-jitsu instruction. We envision it as a vehicle for individual development and the strengthening of the family spirit. going beyond the winning-losing or contest philosophy.”

-Carlos Gracie Jr.

The values and principles that build Master Carlos Gracie Jr.’s personal philosophy have defined to a great extent the culture of Gracie Barra Henderson. The table to the right summarizes each one of Carlos’ core values and how they have impacted Gracie Barra as an organization:

Excellence

Our team color is the red, our team flag is the Red Shield. The Red Shield connects the Gracie Barra community, our students taking their first class, our Black Belts graduating, our athletes in battle, our instructors teaching, our Schools keeping the legacy alive.

The Red Shield was created by Master Carlos Gracie Jr. with the purpose of unifying all of those who represent Gracie Barra, defend the Red Shield and pass forward the legacy transferred down from Grandmaster Carlos Gracie, and other Jiu-Jitsu legends such as Hélio Gracie, Rolles Gracie and Carlos Gracie Jr.

The Red Shield’s credibility was built over the years through hard work and excellence shown by the Gracie Barra students, athletes and instructors involved in sport Jiu-Jitsu competitions, teaching programs and community work. The Gracie Barra Red Shield is one of the most recognized symbols in Jiu-Jitsu today and all of those who carry it feel a deep sense of loyalty and commitment to Master Carlos Gracie Jr, Gracie Barra and the Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone movement.


Athletic Performance

Athletics at Gracie Barra Henderson is represented by a sport Jiu-Jitsu competition team known as EQUIPE GB. Athletics within Gracie Barra builds community and pride through the engagement of students, staff, parents, and friends, and creates a portal through which everyone can enjoy the GB experience. Successful athletic performance generates a unique excitement across the Gracie Barra Schools and community, help strengthen bonds among the various arms of our organization, build students loyalty in a healthy manner, and give Gracie Barra members yet another reason to be proud to represent the legacy of Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and defend the red shield.

Athletic participation helps Gracie Barra students grow, learn, and enjoy themselves while developing their body, mind and spirit. Our competition team, values the lessons that have long been taught by sport Jiu-Jitsu competitions: the pursuit of excellence through personal development and teamwork, ethical and responsible behavior on and off the mats, leadership and strength of character, and sportsmanship – respect for one’s opponents, acceptance of victory with humility, and acknowledgement of defeat with grace. By embracing these values, EQUIPE GB members create habits which will lead to a better lifestyle and well-being. While winning is not an end in itself, at Gracie Barra Henderson we believe that the efforts by our athletes to be their best will lead them to succeed throughout their lives.


Top 10 Reason Why Hundreds Have Chosen
Gracie Barra Henderson

1. GB Jiu-Jitsu in Henderson is a truly exciting way to get fit

Jiu-Jitsu is often likened to a game of human chess. If you don’t like to work out at a gym because you get bored, you’re not alone. Many of our students were tired of going to the gym, and they couldn’t find new songs or audio books to entertain them on the treadmill. They found Jiu-Jitsu to be the perfect workout because it requires a high level of concentration proportional to the amount of calories burned and pounds lost. What’s more, you’ll still learn to defend yourself. It’s a win-win situation.

2. At, Gracie Barra Henderson people are committed to your progress in learning

The folks at GB make our school what it is, and you too will soon be one of us. You’ll be impressed by how committed each and every team member is to your learning. The instructors, staff and other students make our environment friendly yet demanding and challenging, which stimulates all of us to achieve our best.

3. The renowned Gracie Barra structure makes your journey in learning smooth and enjoyable

The class structure is the trademark of all Gracie Barra Schools. Classes start on time and adhere to a standardized curriculum and class structure. As a student of Gracie Barra Henderson, you know up front what is expected of you and have a clear understanding of what to expect from your instructors and training partners. The consistency of this structure combined with the creativity and innovation of our devoted instructors blend perfectly to facilitate your progress.

4. GB Community will change your life forever

When you join Gracie Barra Henderson, you are not just getting classes. You become part of a community united by the ideals of the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle. Special classes and side events coupled with ordinary classes create a fun and exciting calendar of activities that you and your family will love to take part in.

5. GB Fighting Techniques will be useful outside the mats, in real-life situations

You don’t come to class just to learn how to fight. You also work hard toward mastering the underlying principles that allow you to succeed on the mats. When applied to your life off the mats, these principles can bring more balance to your routine and help you reach your true potential.

6. You can train all over the world

You are free to train at any location while traveling. So whether you’re in , or , you’ve got a Gracie Barra school close to you.

7. Gracie Barra Henderson is an Environment for the Whole Family

One of the most unique characteristics about our schools is our family-orientated approach. Gracie Barra is proud to be a powerhouse with the most stalwart champions of Jiu-Jitsu in the world while still maintaining a training environment that is welcoming for the whole family: men, women, and children. At Gracie Barra, families find marvelous activities through which to spend quality time together.

8. You will train in germ-free facilities

Cleanliness is a top priority at Gracie Barra Henderson. Our schools adhere to the strict standard of cleanliness and hygiene set by Gracie Barra. GB School staff clean the facilities constantly, and all GB uniforms are washed regularly. Our GB School mats are cleaned on a daily basis with a specially designed cleaning agent that neutralizes bacteria, fungus and odors without detriment to the equipment.

9. You couldn’t find a safer environment

Student safety is our instructors’ primary goal. Training sessions are supervised at all times, and we have CPR-trained personnel on duty during every class.

10. Our more than 30 years of experience assure you a link to our art’s roots

A certified Gracie Barra Black Belt instructor is responsible for teaching classes and is committed to Keeping the Legacy Alive. Our team of instructors are trained in the teaching philosophy and methods of Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the founder of Gracie Barra. A legacy of over 30 years of teaching experience is at your service, so you don’t have to worry: you and your family are in great hands at Gracie Barra Henderson .

Join The GB Family Today!

Schedule a FREE class or visit this month and see why so many have chosen Gracie Barra Henderson for their next journey.