Gracie Barra Pasadena offers world-class level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction for individuals, families, and Law Enforcement Officials of the San Gabriel Valley and the greater Los Angeles County area. Gracie Barra Pasadena Brazilian Jiu jitsu Academy is being developed to become a reference for physical education, character development, self-defense, and world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training.
The classes are aligned with the Gracie Barra Program Structure developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr. to meet specific learning needs from people with different ages, gender and levels. Our clean, fthe riendly and progress oriented environment allows the students to have a challenging, inspirational and warm learning and training experience that always makes them feel like coming back.
Our programs are complemented by an innovative Sustainability and Environmental Leadership project that has the goal of minimizing the school’s environmental impact and build awareness among the students and staff about local and global environmental challenges.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for anyone who values discipline, wellness, martial art, respect and is looking for a life-style that embraces and constantly improves all this aspects. It doesn’t matter if you are a person with no training background that wants to loose weight or learn self-defense, a busy business person looking for a stress relieving activity, a parent searching for something to complement the education of your kids, or a experienced martial artist aiming for further development of your fighting skills, come to Gracie Barra Pasadena. We are sure you will find an exciting and challenging place that will allow you to achieve your goals while learning Jiu jitsu in a safe and friendly environment.
Professor Alberto Crane has been studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for more than 15 years. At age 19 he moved down to Brazil to study the art directly from the source. He trained under Professor Vinicius”Draculino” Magalhaes and Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and received his Black Belt 5 ½ years later and was the first American Gracie Barra Black Belt. Alberto Crane is a Black Belt World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion, Ultimate Fighting Championship “UFC” veteran, former King of the Cage Champion and has been teaching for over 10 years and has produced many champions including World Jiu-Jitsu/Grappling Champions and MMA Champions. Alberto has competed and fought in BJJ/Grapping/MMA events and has taught seminars all over the world as well as being an international best selling author.