Welcome to Gracie Barra Saddle Rock

We are a dedicated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) school in Aurora, CO. Whether you’re new to Martial Arts or an experienced practitioner, our supportive environment and skilled instructors are here to help you learn, develop skills, boost confidence, and improve overall well-being. We believe that Jiu-Jitsu goes beyond physical training and plays a significant role in shaping character. At Gracie Barra Saddle Rock, our instructors foster discipline, resilience, and personal growth. Join our family today to experience how Gracie Barra Saddle Rock enhances your Jiu-Jitsu skills and shapes your character for success both on and off the mats. 

“We seek to train body, mind, and spirit through the highest level of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction. We envision it as a vehicle for individual development and the strengthening of the family spirit, going beyond the winning-losing or contest philosophy.” — Master Carlos Gracie, Sr.



Our Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program focuses on teaching children practical self-defense techniques, building confidence, and promoting discipline, respect, and perseverance. Through age-appropriate training and engaging classes, we instill important life skills while fostering a love for Jiu-Jitsu.


Our Teen program is designed to address the unique challenges and interests of teenagers. We provide a supportive and empowering environment where teens can learn self-defense, build physical fitness, develop resilience, and improve their self-confidence.


Our Adult program is suitable for individuals of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners. Whether you’re looking to learn self-defense, enhance your physical fitness, or compete in Jiu-Jitsu tournaments, our experienced instructors will guide you on your journey.


All of our instructors are trained to the highest standards through the Gracie Barra Instructor Certification Program, ensuring the best possible experience for students.

Arlindo Baiao Junior (Juninho)




Gracie Barra Saddle Rock holds the prestigious distinction of being a Gracie Barra Premium school. We are dedicated to embodying the utmost standards in fitness, character development, self-defense, martial arts, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Our commitment extends to serving the diverse communities of the Aurora area.


At Gracie Barra Saddle Rock o you are a part of an extended family. You will join a team that will support you in your quest for self-improvement and the development of knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of life like a black belt.


Our team of instructors are trained in the teaching philosophy and methods of Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the founder of Gracie Barra. A legacy of over 30 years of teaching experience is at your service, so you don’t have to worry: you and your family are in great hands at Gracie Barra Saddle Rock.