JIU-JITSU FOR EVERYONE

Gracie Barra Westbury is the leading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school in Bristol ranking #1 U.K. Gracie Barra school.

With multiple locations across the South West, the group produces BJJ enthusiasts to national and international champions.

Ranked #1 Gracie Barra school in the U.K.

Awarded March 2022. Read more here.

JIU-JITSU FOR KIDSJIU-JITSU FOR ADULTSJIU-JITSU FOR COMPETITIONJIU-JITSU FOR EVERYONESTART A TRIAL

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Gracie Barra Westbury is a results-driven BJJ community, headquartered in Bristol, U.K. We’ve built our schools to make Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for everyone – get 7 days free when you start a trial.

BROTHERHOOD

(And sisterhood!) To commit to a common goal above individual selfish needs. To be tolerant and treat people as an extension of your family.

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INTEGRITY

To think long-term and pave the way for future generations. To honor our predecessors and traditions.

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DEVELOPMENT

To pass to others the benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. To promote and expand the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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OUR CLASSES

GBK KIDS PROGRAM

SOCIAL SKILLS. SELF-CONFIDENCE. SELF-DEFENSE. DISCIPLINE.

“Being a child and knowing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has really helped me in my personal life. I feel confident, calm, and clear in the things that I do every day – not just on the mats. It’s challenging, but a safe place for me and my friends to learn self-defense.”

Theo 
GBK Member

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GB1 ADULT PROGRAM

FUNDAMENTALS. FOCUS. ENERGY.

“Starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Gracie Barra, Westbury in Bristol has helped me immensely. Not only in beginning to understand the fundamentals of positions, defending and attacking, but also more broadly in how I can be helpful to other members in the community, both on and off the mats.”

Jason 
GB1 Member

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GB2 ADULT PROGRAM

TECHNIQUES. GAME FLOW. LEVEL-UP PHYSICALLY AND COMPETITIVELY.

“Four years into my BJJ journey and I can clearly see how investment into refining techniques, developing a strong, resilient body and mind, and challenging myself with competitions has expedited my ability on the mats and furthermore to help others expedite their own journies also.”

Craig 
GB2 Member

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GB3 ADULT BLACK BELT PROGRAM

DEFINE TECHNIQUES & GAME FLOW. MASTER SKILLS, YET ALWAYS LEARN.

“I feel like I’m restarting my BJJ journey, having already gone through the rigorous learning, refining, and mastering, I now have my skills sharpened and ready to enter the next stage at Gracie Barra Westbury.”

Max 
GB3 Member

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JOIN OUR BRISTOL BJJ COMMUNITY

Join our Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community and not only practice BJJ, but build meaningful friendships.

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BJJ FOR FITNESS

Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most time-efficient ways of getting fit. Specifically designed drills and techniques, positional sparring and full sparring provide a functional full-body workout while improving energy levels, overall health and build a strong mind ready for any challenge ahead.

BJJ FOR SELF-DEFENSE

When it comes to self defense, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is vital. Gracie Barra Westbury equips members, not only with the skills to fulfil their own personal training and competition objectives, but also with skills that will work in real-life scenarios when it's critical to be able to defend yourself. Welcome to the Gracie Barra.

BJJ FOR COMMUNITY

The community mentality at Gracie Barra Westbury helps members, through Jiu-Jitsu, transform their lifestyle physically and mentally while encouraging community growth and a no-ego attitude.

BJJ FOR COMPETITION

Gracie Barra Wesbury leadership team is comprised of leading training professionals, athletes and exercise scientists from around the U.K, all dedicated to investment into the ever-growing competition team. Our competition training program provides fresh, dynamic and ever-evolving focused training for our full-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition team.

WATCH OUR MEMBER STORIES

Watch Stephen’s story 2:18

A Psychology PhD come lifelong BJJ practitioner at 66 years old. With experience in Judo and self defence systems, it wasn’t until finding Jiu-Jitsu that his true passion for martial arts was ignited. Hear how he found his home at Gracie Barra Westbury and became a key part of the community. Acting as a great reference for training into advanced years.

Watch Beata’s story 1:26

Beata began her BJJ journey with no previous martial arts experience. Hear how she transformed her life with Jiu-Jitsu, using her passion for the art and learning of new skills to progress both on and off the mats, becoming a successful competitor and part of our coaching team.

Watch Jonathan’s story 2:37

A complete beginner to martial arts and BJJ – Jonathan started training at 30 after discovering the benefits of exercise as a young adult. Hear how he’s caught the Jiu Jitsu bug and found a welcoming community at Gracie Barra Westbury.

READY FOR SOME LIFE-CHANGING JIU-JITSU TRAINING?

Get 7 days free when you start a trial.