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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Jiu Jitsu begins and ends at Gracie Barra Schools. Within our dojo, you will experience expert level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through different structured lessons such as Women’s Defense, Men’s MMA, Kids and Teenagers, Children’s Martial Arts.

Why Train With Gracie Barra?

  • Over 61 years of Martial Arts knowledge
  • Martial Arts Tradation that originates from Japan and Brazil
  • Worlds #1 Martial Arts Team
  • Unique Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu Philosophy
  • Accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coaches
  • Welcoming and Challenging Environment
  • Diet Education
  • Stress Relief Workouts

Alongside Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, students will reach higher levels of energy, improved balance, stronger physiques, heightened focus/awareness and integrity through training the important values of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu sportsmanship.

Founded in 2011 by Professor Mike Buckels, a 2nd-Degree Black Belt who studied under Marcio Feitosa and Master Carlos Gracie Jr., Gracie Barra near Defiance has set itself apart in the world of martial arts for the Defiance area. This dynamic and talented team of martial artists is willing to teach you the philosophy and lifestyle of Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu. All you have to decide is whether you are prepared to fundamentally change your life in every aspect. Contact the team to find out how you can become part of the Gracie Barra lifestyle now.

Interested? Register Here!
Monday: 12–9PM
Tuesday: 12–9PM
Wednesday: 12–9PM
Thursday: 12–9PM
Friday: 12–8PM
Saturday: 10AM–2PM
Sunday: Closed

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(636) 544-3655

Important update regarding COVID‑19

To ensure the health of our students and instructors during this difficult time, Gracie Barra O’Fallon, West County & Washington’s physical classes are currently suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As always, our priority is helping our students stay healthy and safe.

We have moved to a virtual instruction format while we are under a shelter at home order. We have a virtual classroom via zoom.us. Current students, please check your email to access our virtual classroom that is exclusive to Gracie Barra O’fallon, West County and Washington students. Our virtual instruction class schedule can be found here.

Prospective students, we are still here and working, please do not hesitate to reach out to us so that we may answer any questions you might have about becoming a Gracie Barra member!