10 Reasons to Join Gracie Barra Charleston

Learn why so many love the art of Jiu-Jitsu.

1. Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu in Mount Pleasant is a fun way to get fit while learning self-defense. 

It's like a game of human chess that requires concentration and burns calories.


2. At Gracie Barra Charleston, everyone is committed to your progress. 

The instructors, staff, and students create a friendly yet challenging environment to help you achieve your best.


3. The renowned Gracie Barra structure makes your journey in learning smooth and enjoyable

The class structure is the trademark of all Gracie Barra Schools. Classes start on time and adhere to a standardized curriculum and class structure. As a student of Gracie Barra Charleston, you know upfront what is expected of you and clearly understand what to expect from your instructors and training partners. The consistency of this structure and the creativity and innovation of our devoted instructors blend perfectly to facilitate your progress.

4. GB Community will change your life forever

You are not just getting classes when you join Gracie Barra Charleston. You become part of a community united by the ideals of the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle. Special classes, side events, and regular classes create a fun and exciting calendar of activities you and your family will love participating in.

5. GB Fighting Techniques will be useful outside the mats, in real-life situations

You don’t come to class just to learn how to fight. You also work hard toward mastering the underlying principles that allow you to succeed on the mats. When applied to your life off the mats, these principles can bring more balance to your routine and help you reach your true potential.

6. You can train all over the world

You are free to train at any location while traveling. You’ve always got a Gracie Barra school close to you.


7. Gracie Barra Charleston is an Environment for the Whole Family

One of the unique characteristics of our schools is our family-orientated approach. Gracie Barra is proud to be a powerhouse with the most stalwart champions of Jiu-Jitsu in the world while maintaining a welcoming training environment for the whole family: men, women, and children. At Gracie Barra, families find great activities to spend quality time together.

8. You will train in a clean facility

Cleanliness is a top priority at Gracie Barra Charleston. Our schools adhere to the strict standard of cleanliness and hygiene set by Gracie Barra. GB School staff clean the facilities constantly, and all GB uniforms are washed regularly. Our GB School mats are cleaned daily with a specially designed cleaning agent that neutralizes bacteria, fungus, and odors without damaging the equipment.

9. You couldn’t find a safer environment

Student safety is our instructors’ primary goal. Training sessions are always supervised, and CPR-trained personnel is on duty during every class.

10. Our more than 30 years of experience assure you a link to our art’s roots

A certified Gracie Barra Black Belt instructor is responsible for teaching classes and is committed to Keeping the Legacy Alive. Our team of instructors is 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 Charleston.



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