We are proud to say that Gracie Barra has now won the Houston open 5 years in a row! Gracie Barra almost doubled the score of the team that came in second place! We our proud that we are able to keep Carlos Gracies legacy alive and we continue to be organized like a team and fight like a family!
GB Westchase News
Two More Days Until Our Third Year Anniversary
Don't forget! One two days from tonight starting at 6pm will be our third year anniversary! We will be having guest Black Belts on the mats. Professor Ulpiano will providing food and drinks. And we will be taking our annual group picture. All classes will be cancelled but be sure to bring your gi or your Gracie Barra t-shirt. We will gather at 6pm but we'll be taking the picture at 6:30pm so please still come in even if you are running late. We want to have as many students on the mats as possible!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Friday, February 28, 2014
Gracie Barra 5X Houston Open Champions!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Friday, February 14, 2014
Don't forget! One week from tonight starting at 6pm will be our third year anniversary! We will be having guest Black Belts on the mats. Professor Ulpiano will providing food and drinks. And we will be taking our annual group picture. All classes will be cancelled but be sure to bring your gi or your Gracie Barra t-shirt. We will gather at 6pm but we'll be taking the picture at 6:30pm so please still come in even if you are running late. We want to have as many students on the mats as possible!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Monday, February 10, 2014
Don't forget, this Thursday is the Barata seminar. Cost is only $50, and will be held from 7 pm to 9 pm. All adult BJJ classes will be canceled for the event. Be sure not to miss this one!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Thursday, February 06, 2014
One more week to register for the IBJJF Houston Open! Don't wait until the last minute to sign up!
Good luck to all of our Gracie Barra competitors!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Monday, February 03, 2014
The choke: the ultimate technique in BJJ. Simply because nobody can fight while asleep : ) if you want to come and learn several different chokes from all positions, from 8 different Black Belts, AND MORE important, contribute to a needed cause, find the info below and come to that seminar. 100% of the funds will go to that family in need. Please share. GOD bless you all.
Gracie Barra Westchase - Monday, January 27, 2014
Thursday, February 13th, GB Westchase will be hosting the first seminar of the year. Rafael Freitas, better known as Barata, will be on the mats teaching the secrets to his famous attack, the Baratoplata! Be sure not to miss this seminar! Cost is $50 for preregistration and $70 at the door.
Gracie Barra Westchase - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
We will be holding our 3rd year anniversary party on Friday, February 21st. On the mats will be black belts from around Texas helping us celebrate, as well as team mates from all the schools. Professor Ulpiano will be providing food and drinks, so be sure to save the date and don't miss this event. The first 3 years have been great to GB Westchase, and we count ourselves lucky to have so many great students. This is our way of saying thank you to everyone who made this academy the success it is today!
Gracie Barra Westchase - Tuesday, January 21, 2014
This past weekend, Houston kicked off the tournament season with the WGC Tournament of Champions 13. The Gracie Barra representatives showed up with class and honor, and proved a dominant force on the Houston scene. For pictures and results, check out our very own Leland Yarborough's Facebook page called BJJ Tournament Pictures. Thanks to Leland for all the great pics, and to all the coaches and teammates who dedicated their time to go out and support the competitors. Congratulations to everyone who participated!
Photo Courtesy of Leland Yarborough
Gracie Barra Westchase - Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The IBJJF Houston Open has been announced for February 22nd! This is the largest competition in Houston, and Gracie Barra has won it ever year since it began. If you are planning to compete, come in and start training hard! If you are not planning to compete, come in and train for those who are. Competition is a great way to start off the year and motivate yourself to get on the mats!