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Adult Fundamentals Program

We are located in Tyler, TX. Also serving Whitehouse, Bullard, Lindale, Chandler, Athens and the surrounding area.


Adult Winter 2018 Class Promo

Feeling a bit sluggish after the holidays? Get in shape and train with our Winter 2018 Adult Intro to Jiu-Jitsu program. For a limited time:

  1. Pay no tuition until 2019
  2. Pay no registration fees
  3. Join w/ a friend and you both get 15% off tuition.
  4. Get started for only $99!
Train with the World’s #1 Martial Arts team, Gracie Barra! Get started today and try out a free class. Valid for Tyler location only, New members only (Adult program), not valid with any other offers.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu has over 700 locations around the world. Since our start in Brazil, we have opened BJJ locations throughout the U.S. and in many different continents. Joining the Gracie Barra team will provide you with access to all of the master Jiu-Jitsu coaches and fighters that we’ve molded in our program. They will be able to teach you their techniques and tips so that you can become an elite Jiu-Jitsu master yourself.

Our fundamentals program is designed to entice students of all ages, sizes and skill levels, so if you’re a first-timer, don’t worry. The Gracie Barra Tyler Fundamentals Program structure condenses an immense diversity of Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques into core fundamental moves, combined intelligently and safely to optimize your learning and progress. If you are looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, our instructors welcome all to come check out our Fundamentals Program!

Fundamentals Program

What does it take to become a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter? How does an average fighter go from good to extraordinary?

Anyone can become a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter. Our facility is inclusive and friendly, and welcomes all who wish to learn the art. To become great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters, our instructors have created a program that includes challenging training methods, intense classes and core techniques that will improve the skill level of any athlete. Through dedication to these lessons and techniques, our instructors can take a mediocre athlete and turn them into a strong, respectful and dedicated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master.

Experience the Rewards of Self-Improvement

The Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Tyler classes will teach students several core BJJ values. Strength, confidence, and mindfulness are key parts of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that are necessary for an athlete to go from good to extraordinary. The skills and techniques that our students learn from our instructors are skills that they can take with them and apply in other parts of their life.

The Fundamentals program is an inclusive and positive environment. Regardless of your weight or skill level, our instructors are committed to teaching everyone about the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gracie Barra students will learn how to become healthier, stronger and confident athletes and individuals in the BJJ Fundamentals program.

    Benefits of Gracie Barra Fundamentals

  • Learn the Basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Become Healthier in Both Mind and Soul

  • Meet Like-minded New People

  • Gain Strength and Confidence

Your First Gracie Barra Fundamentals Class

With the excitement of attending your first Gracie Barra BJJ class it can be easy to overlook small details. For your first class, please arrive 15 minutes early to allow yourself to prepare for class and get into the right mindset to practice BJJ. Our Fundamentals class routines are always similar, and our instructors prepare precise plans for every class. The routine will be the same, but the techniques you learn will be different. Our instructors will be on the mats and ready to begin your BJJ journey at the scheduled class time. They value punctuality, and it is a sign of respect to your instructor to arrive on time. This class lasts for four months, and in this time you will learn over 100 core basic moves of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gracie Barra provides a structured, yet fun environment to practice BJJ that will have students anticipating what they’ll learn in future BJJ Fundamentals classes.

Test and Improve Your Skills

Practicing BJJ requires focus, commitment and honesty, and this is even more important when participating in our Fundamentals Program. Our instructors are BJJ Masters, and have the skills to make you into a BJJ Master if you are dedicated to the art. In our Fundamentals classes, you’ll be welcomed by a strong support group, consisting of your peers and your instructors, who are dedicated to your progression through the Brazilian jiu-jitsu programs. At the end of each class, you will be physically tired, but mentally exhilarated. You will never forget your first class at Gracie Barra!

Don’t get too exhausted, though — we hope to see you back the next day! Remember, you can train as much as you want.

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