Calling all women!

BJJ is the perfect martial art for women to learn because it doesn’t rely on physical attributes. You don’t need big muscles, or lots of fitness to make it work. The reason is because it’s not your muscles that make Jiu Jitsu work. When you focus on...

End-of-year grading

It is that time of the year that we announce the members who will be grading and getting their new belt. Our instructors have carefully looked at students performance, commitment, and attendance to the class. Kids exam, grading and Xmas party will be on Saturday 24th...

Gracie Girls

The Gracie Girls last Saturday was a great success with an unexpected big turn up at Gracie Humaita Central Coast.  Professor Tiago Ferreira spoiled the girls with a wonderful class showing Self- Defense techniques followed by an Open Mat and finishing with a barbecue...

Four important tips for BJJ beginners

Prepare your body for training No matter what anybody tells you, you need a certain basal level of strength and fitness to get the most out of jiu-jitsu. You do not play sports to get fit – you get fit to play sports. The fitter you are, the more relaxed you will be...

Why is Jiu Jitsu good for you?

Use the body as an instrument The one thing that we all share during the human experience is our inhabitation of a physical body – it’s with us for this entire journey. Some of our bodies are big, some are little, and some are stronger than others, but with few...