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Gracie Sydney Parents Night Jan 5th

Join us for an afternoon of information, news, and feedback between our Instructors and Parents of Gracie Sydney Kids. This event will be on Mat 1, Monday, January 5th @ 4:30-5:30pm. We will go over all information related to Gracie Sydney’s Kids Programs and what to expect for the big year ahead together. We aim to do these Parent nights bi-yearly as an introduction and update for all families in the program and to keep a flow of information going. We hope to have your presence and feedback for this event.

Please RSVP by shooting an email to us at Info@graciesydney.com or in person at Reception.

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Gracie Kids Camp! Jan 12-14th

Registration for our Gracie Kids Camp is now open through our online store. Any chidlren aged 5-12 are welcome to attend this camp held each school holidays at Gracie Sydney Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Children who attend our camp will receive instruction in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Anti-Bullying, and Self Defense techniques. These skills are shared through fun, group oriented games with daily and half day sessions available.

What skills do children explore exactly?
– Anti-Bullying techniques with roll play situations, Safe rolling and falling, Self defense against strangers, Team work and strategy games, and proven Gracie Jiu Jitsu techniques!

No prior experience is required. Choose from Morning sessions- 9am – 12pm, or Afternoon sessions- 12pm – 3pm or BOTH.
Children should bring clothes to exercise in, a packed lunch, and a water bottle.
Registration deadline: Friday, January 9th.

*Active Member discount, additional child discounts available.

Here’s a video of our last Gracie Kids Camp:

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Pictures: Gracie Kids End Of Year Comp

Gracie Sydney Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) held our Association wide competition for all children age 16year and under. Members from all of our academies were present to show their skills and enjoy a day of jiu jitsu together with friends and family. Winners received medals, and there was cake, refreshments, and prize packs with gifts for all. We hope to see you again for our next Gracie Kids competition next term, on Sat. March 2nd, 2015. Till then enjoy your holidays and many happy returns from our family to yours!

If you’re interested in why competition is helpful for both adults and kids in BJJ, check out this article.

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LAST DAY to register- Kids Comp and Party

Today is the LAST DAY for any child in our Humaita Association to register for the Gracie Kids End of Year Competition and Party.
Competition begins at Gracie Sydney Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), 10am this Saturday, Dec. 13th, with Holiday Party to follow at noon. Please make sure children who are competing are hydrated and ready to go in their gis.

Children who are not competing are welcome to attend the Party that follows the Comp. Families please come and support our kids and join in on some family fun games with prizes for the winners. We will also have a visit from Santa, Gifts, and Cake for all who attend!

Please visit GracieKids.com.au/Comp to register online or visit us at reception.

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Alex Chambers Fights this Sat, TUF Finals

This Firday, Dec 12th (Saturday, December 13th Australian time), Alex Chambers of Gracie Chatswood/VT1 will be facing off in the finals of TUF Season 20, against Women’s Straw weight opponent Aisling Daly. For details on how to watch the fights, click here.
We are really excited about this event and can’t wait to see Alex in the cage again representing Australian Women’s MMA! GO ALEX!

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Pictures: End of Year Seminar and Grading

Our Annual End of Year event for the whole Gracie Humaita Australia Association happened this past weekend. Gracie Sydney Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) would like to thank all our Black Belt Professors for the fantastic seminar that benefited Sydney Children’s Hospital and congratulations to all those who changed their belts from Alexandria, Bronte, and Chatswood academies! Take a peak at all the action and fun over on our Facebook album.
Don’t forget- the Team BBQ will be Sat, Dec 13th, South Maroubra Beach Park @ 2pm. Wear a Gracie T-shirt, drinks will be provided by Gracie Sydney, and BBQ is $35 paid directly to the Chefs cooking for us!