Unlocking the Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Kids.

At Gracie Barra Saddle Rock, we believe in the transformative power of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) for individuals of all ages. For children aged 3-13 years old, BJJ offers a multitude of benefits that extend far beyond the confines of the mats. Here’s why enrolling your child in our BJJ classes can be one of the best […]

Week 8 Breakdown – Clinch & Holds / Foot Throws / Side Mount

🥋Week 8 Breakdown!🥋 Now is Week #8 of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals Curriculum! Thank you for checking out our Week 8 Breakdown! All kids classes will get valuable practice on how to escape and counter takedown someone who has a two handed choke from the front (bully choke). For takedowns, all kids will be learning […]

Week 7 Breakdown – Ground Strike / Leg Grabs / Guard Top

🥋Week 7 Breakdown!🥋 It’s Week # 7 of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals Curriculum! You are reading the Week 7 Breakdown to get a detailed description of what adults & kids will be learning this week. Kids will be mastering two variations of wrist grab escapes, takedowns in the form of single legs, and guard top! […]

Week 6 Breakdown – Headlocks / Hip & Hand Throws / Back & Turtle

🥋Week 6 Curriculum Breakdown!🥋 Week 6 of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals Curriculum is here and is packed with your next set of fundamental techniques to add to your jiu-jitsu game! Kids, get ready to master your grapplers stance and how to escape the back control, and guard pulling! Adults, be prepared to escape headlocks, and […]

Week 5 Breakdown- Standing Strike / Transitions to Guard / Sacrifice Throws

🥋Week 5 Curriculum Breakdown!🥋 Week 5 is here, packed with exciting techniques for our GBK Program! Get ready for the Ippon Seoi Nage (One Hand Shoulder Throw), the Sit Up Sweep, and submissions from Bottom Guard. Adults, you’ll learn sweeps like the Waiter Sweep and the Tripod Sweep, along with crucial self-defense techniques for when […]

Week 4 Breakdown – Clinch & Holds, Foot Throws, Mount & Knee on Belly

🥋Week 4 Curriculum Breakdown!🥋 Welcome back to Gracie Barra Saddle Rock! If you’ve been following our blogs since Week 1, you know that we are kicking off Week 4 of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals Curriculum! 🗣️Word of the Week: DISCIPLINE Discipline is an important part of Jiu-Jitsu. With focus on discipline, you will improve on […]

🥋Week 3 Curriculum Highlights!🥋

Welcome to Week 3 of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals Curriculum at Gracie Barra Saddle Rock! Here’s what’s in store for Week 3: Word of the Week: INTEGRITY Tiny Champions (3-4 years old) & Little Champions 1: Little Champions 2 & Juniors: Adults & Teens Fundamentals: No-Gi Curriculum (Fridays): All-Levels & Advanced Class: We look forward […]

Week 2: Headlocks, Hip & Hand Throws, Side Mount

🗣️Word of the Week: BROTHERHOOD This week, we’re focusing on embracing the concept of brotherhood, extending beyond Gracie Barra to the global jiu-jitsu community. It’s about fostering camaraderie and mutual respect among training partners, working together towards a common goal on and off the mats. GB Kids (GBK) Program: Little Champions 1 (LC1): LC1 will […]

Week 1: Standing Strike, Transitions to the Guard, Sacrifice Throws, & Guard

If you’ve just begun your journey with Gracie Barra Saddle Rock, welcome to Week #1! If you are working through the curriculum again, welcome back. We are excited to see all of you on the mats for our next revolution of the GB1 Fundamentals Curriculum! Word of the Week: LEADERSHIP The word of the week […]