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Who invented Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? | BJJ History

The history of Brazilian jiu-jitsu goes back to the early twentieth century. First in line, Mitsuyo Maeda, the Japanese (judo expert) of unparalleled skill brought our art to Brazil. Maeda left Japan in 1904 and visited a number of countries giving “jiu-do” demonstrations and accepting challenges from wrestlers, boxers, savate fighters and various other martial artists before eventually…

Celebrate your next BIRTHDAY with us!

If you are looking for a unique birthday experience, in a safe environment, look no further than Gracie Barra Sainte-Anne-de-Be! Your fun filled celebration starts off with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and games. The children will learn self-defense techniques, character development lessons and fitness exercises that will be used long after the party is over. Our parties…

A Summer Camp your kid will never forget!

This summer, choose an activity that will entertain your kid and help them develop some important life skills! Our Camps offer an amazing combination of BULLYING PREVENTION, MARTIAL ARTS instruction, self-defense techniques, teamwork, fitness, games and lots of FUN. Our staff is committed to making sure your child has a enjoyable and safe experience with us…