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    Don’t miss out. November Events and Important Dates

    November 11th & 12th: Tim Cartmell Seminar - Where?: Gracie Barra O’Fallon/LSL - When?: Friday, Nov. 11th 6:30pm-8:30pm & Saturday, Nov. 12th at 12pm-2pm - Tim Cartmell is a fifth degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as several internal styles such as Tai Chi, Shing-I, Ba Gua, and San Soo. Tim served as the 2021 official US ADCC …

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    Upcoming Events and News!

    1. CompNet October 8th Save the date! The CompNet Missouri Autumn Championship 2022 is coming soon! It will be held @ Fort Zumwalt South High School in St. Peter’s, MO. 8050 Mexico Rd, St Peters, MO 63376 You can register all the way up until October 1st. If you are new to competing, or just want a fun challenge, CompNet is a great competition to …

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    Women’s Self Defense Seminar September 24, 2022

    Gracie Barra Chesterfield will be having a women's self defense seminar this month! Jiu jitsu is a great tool for self-defense, and it is better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. The two hour seminar will be a great time to learn a new skill and make new friends while safely practicing practical self-defense techniques! The semin …

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    College Students Embrace Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle!

    As students are heading back to school, the lives of young adults attending college or high school can get busy, overwhelming and stressful! What is a better way to de-stress and take your mind off of everything than training jiu jitsu? Returning college students, who are also dedicated Gracie Barra students, talk about the best way to balance the two life …

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    Upcoming Competitions 2022!

      Are you thinking about trying out a jiu jitsu competition before the year ends? Competitions are a great way to put your jiu jitsu to the test against an opponent you haven’t met before! It can also be a fun way to challenge yourself and do something you never thought you could before. If you don’t know where to start, here is a short list …

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    Get to know your Instructor! Coach Alyssa Luecke

    My name is Alyssa Luecke. I am 20 years old and I have been training jiu jitsu since I was 11 years old. When I turned 16, I was offered a coaching job and have been teaching ever since! I started competing at age 13 and have improved over the years as well as have been lucky to have the chance to travel to several states to do so. Outside of jiu jitsu, I …

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    August is Anti-Bully Month at GB!

    Bullying can happen at school, on the playground, on a sports team, and in some cases even at home or online. But with so many different styles of bullying, such as verbal, physical, social, or cyber bullying, it can be difficult for children to understand how to solve the problem and how to face what may be a day-to-day situation in the best way possib …

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    Get to Know Your Professor

    Spotlight on Professor Greg. I was born in Omaha Nebraska while my dad was attending some courses for the Air Force. I grew up playing baseball and most other sports and am still friends with two of my teammates from 1976. I played baseball and football in high school and in college. I am still very close with my parents who live just outside of Baltim …

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    Get to know your Professor

    Highlight on Professor Kyle Wendt. I am the oldest out of 5 siblings, [and] I’ve always had a dog. I enjoy being active, gym class was always my favorite class alongside art class. I met my wife in high school. We have 5 dogs of our own, all wiener dogs. They love to dig and to go on walks around the neighborhood and in the woods around my home. My …

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    Jiu Jitsu For Self Defense

    There are several martial outs out there, each having their own style of technique, training, and values. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a grappling martial art based around self-defense, and it is widely claimed to be the most practical martial art when it comes to physical altercations. An estimated 85% of fights end up on the ground. Most if not all fights st …

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