Welcome to Gracie Barra Groningen

Come train at the BJJ school Gracie Barra Groningen (GBG). We are the only official Gracie Barra in Groningen. Affiliated with one of the largest and best performing teams in the world Gracie Barra. The academy is under supervision from Professor Andre Nunes, multiple (4x) European Champion in black belt and 2nd degree black belt. Andre has also schools in Germany (Hamburg and Hannover), Spain (Sevilla) and Ukraine (Kiev, Sevastopol).

You can train brazilian jiu jitsu (bjj) at our club for fun or competition. There are 4 regular classes per week, 1 open mat and almost daily (invite only) training with the competition team. Besides training in the gi (the bjj suit), we also offer classes in no-gi, submission grappling. These classes are also really suitable for MMA practitioners.

World Class Instruction

Worldclass instruction

Special Events With Top Competitors

We have multiple events per year. Seminars with top level instructors and many fun activities.

Competition Proven Technique

We have a solid competition team that medals at both national as international tournaments all over the world.

Friendly & Challenging Environment

GBG offers a friendly, "no-ego" training environment. We consider a friendly and open atmosphere as really important so everybody can work on their own goals (whether its fitness, self defense or competition).

Gallery: Training with Muujig Altantugs

News & Blog

Oct. 15, 2016Flevo Open 2016

On Saturday, the 17th of September six of us competed at the Flevo Open. The tournament was held in the huge Topsporthal in Almere and with nearly 400 competitors this was one of the biggest tournament in The Netherlands. A great way to kick off the new competition season!

July 2, 2016King of the Beach

What an experience! The King of the Beach tournament was something like most of us had never seen before – an outdoor No Gi ONLY tournament right on the edge of a genuine manmade Dutch beach. The King of the Beach tournament came with it’s own unique set of rules whereby a ‘Catch’ (submission attempt) was worth 2 points and all footlocks, including heelhooks, were permitted (in the elite divisions). This changed the dynamic of the fights completely, and saw many many more being won by submission than usual.

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