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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...

If I do Jiu-Jitsu do I need to compete?

Of all the reasons people start training a martial art, competition glory is usually not high on the list. Most people who train at Gracie...

The right age for kids to start learning self-defense

Training kids is a big part of Gracie Castle Hill, which is why we offer 10 classes a week for children under 16. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Why BJJ lineage matters

If you want to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and live in Sydney’s North West, you may not know how lucky you are. Gracie Castle Hill’s founder...

BJJ and the sport of self-defence

Many of the men and women who train at Gracie Castle Hill started doing so because they wanted to learn a self-defence system. But while...
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