About this Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Gracie Barra Surfers Paradise, located in Southport is run by Professor Matthew Schwass, 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 Surfers Paradise website:

The Gracie Barra Surfers Paradise School was founded in 2018 and is recognized in the Martial Art community for teaching the highest level of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We have become a strong reference point in physical education, character development & self-defense.

We have a Class Program Structure that was developed by Master Carlos Gracie Jr, the son of Great Grand Master Carlos Gracie Sr founder of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Gracie Barra Surfers Paradise represents discipline, wellness, family, respect and so much more for anyone wanting to embrace Jiu Jitsu and a healthy lifestyle. Our programs are specifically targeted to men, women and kids.

When you come to Gracie Barra Surfers Paradise you will discover a professional, clean, & safe environment for you and your family to train and learn Jiu-Jitsu.


5/46 Smith Street Motorway, Southport QLD 4215, 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 Gold Coast


Southport is a coastal suburb and the central business district near the midpoint of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and has one of the city's largest communities. As of the 2016 Census, Southport had a population of 31,908.

Originally known as Nerang Creek Heads, it was named Southport because it was the southernmost port of the colony of Queensland. Southport is recognised as the central business district of the City of Gold Coast. It has the city's largest area of office space at 103,818 m2. In the past, Southport was the central entertainment location of the Gold Coast. In current times it is set apart from the normal tourist hub of the Gold Coast. However, it has still experienced tourist-driven development and extraordinary growth. Southport has 18 high-rise towers either completed, under construction or awaiting commencement.
(Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)