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BJJ in 2020: How to not quit martial arts

A new year is just around the corner, which means New Year’s Resolutions are too. Many people in the Hills District will be committing themselves...

2019 Holiday Timetable

Monday Dec 23 – Normal Classes Tuesday Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Thursday Dec 26 – Open...

Is Jiu-Jitsu the best martial art for ‘real world’ self-defence?

If you’re interested in self-defence training and live in the Hills District, learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a great decision. We at Gracie Castle Hill...

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu: Why white belts need to stay calm

If you’re on this page, there’s a good chance you live in the Hills District and are interested in self-defence training. Taking the plunge and...

BJJ self-defence: Kids, conflict and confidence

Over the past two decades, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has become an essential part of mixed martial arts and morphed into a phenomenal, worldwide sport in its...

Do I need to be fit to do BJJ?

Jiu-Jitsu is intimidating. Stepping onto the mats at Gracie Castle Hill, you’ll see many athletic people grappling for hours on end. This leads to a...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu vs Karate vs Taekwondo

Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu and the Gracie Family made the UFC and mixed martial arts famous, but that doesn’t mean BJJ is the only effective self-defense system....

Too old to roll? Can I start BJJ if I’m over 40?

Through Professor Marcos Nevel, Gracie Castle Hill can trace its lineage directly to Grand Master Helio Gracie. Grand Master Helio trained until he was 95...

Easter and Anzac Day 2019 Public Holidays Hours

Happy Easter from all of us! The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Castle Hill revised timetable over the Easter and Anzac Day period is as follows: NO KIDS...
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