Welcome to On the Way, the Gracie Barra Knoxville blog intended to educate, encourage, and entertain students of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.  The Gracie Barra school in Knoxville is well known in the martial arts community for its commitment to teaching high level Brazilian jiu-jitsu, self-defense and mixed martial arts. At our school, you will receive hands on attention from our world class instructors who will monitor your progress in a clean, safe, and family-friendly environment.

Our instructors have trained under Professor Vinicius Draculino Magalhaes, at the original Gracie Barra BH Academy, located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Under Master Carlos’ and Professor Vinicius Draculino’s tutelage, the GB Knoxville instructors extensive knowledge of the “gentle art” was formed on the same mats as same of the best BJJ instructors and fighters ever known. Now some of them are based in Knoxville and Oak Ridge teaching Monday to Saturday at the Gracie Barra Tennesee academy.

Additionally, we are also fortunate enough to have some of the greatest athletes involved in the sport visit us and share their knowledge with us. Our school is for everyone and anyone who is looking to get in shape, learn self defense, and improve the overall quality of their lives. In addition our family-oriented environment is a perfect place to teach your children to feel safe everyday not only when they are at school or outside playing, but also in developing their self-confidence and discipline.

If you are looking for high level competition, you will also find your place at our school. The best technical program allied to the great experience of Samuel Braga in the competition and fighting fields will make your way to the top!
If you are interested in learning more about the great benefits that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can bring to your life, call today to schedule your free trial class!

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