About this Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Gracie Barra Charlestown, located in Charlestown is run by Professor Gustavo Pinto, 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt. All instructors are professionally qualified, ready to provide you with the best training experience.

Gracie Barra is a worldwide community of Jiu-Jitsu instructors, students and athletes. The organisation is built by over 700 schools in six continents.

The Gracie Barra class structure is the trademark of all Gracie Barra Schools. Classes start on time and adhere to a standardized curriculum and class structure. Students know up front what is expected of them and have a clear understanding of what to expect from their instructors and training partners. The consistency of this structure combined with the creativity and innovation of devoted instructors blend perfectly to facilitate Gracie Barra's progress.

From the Gracie Barra Charlestown website:

Gracie Barra is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association, with over 600 schools World Wide. Gracie Barra Charlestown is situated in an ideal location close to Charlestown Square with plenty of free off street and on street parking.

At Gracie Barra Charlestown we strive to create a positive learning environment where all kinds of people can learn the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At our school, you can see world champions training with lawyers, doctors, business men, etc. on a mutual supportive environment dedicated to development of the individual and strengthening of the team spirit.

We offer a children's Anti-Bullying program and through this, we believe we can change the lives of our children, teaching them that it is okay to stick up for yourself in difficult situations at school or home, wherever it may be.

It is our pleasure to be part of Gracie Barra's team and to be able to transmit the teachings of Master Carlos and Helio Gracie to each and every one of our students. Jiu-Jitsu For Everyone.


5 Library Lane, Charlestown NSW 2290, Australia

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  • Fundamentals Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Advanced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Adults
  • Kids & Teens
  • Women Only
  • Private Classes
  • Black Belt Programs
About the area/region

City of Lake Macquarie


Charlestown is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia, and the largest town within the City. It is approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) west-south-west of the central business district of Newcastle.

Charlestown has the largest business centre within the Lake Macquarie city, with a greater turnover than that of the neighbouring Newcastle CBD. The suburb serves as the district's transport hub.
(Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)