Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds



Edition: #010

Published: 14/02/21

Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️🥋

Wow, it’s been cold this week!  We hope you’re continuing to push through lockdown and with some light at the end of the tunnel thanks to the vaccine we’re starting to put things in place for when we reopen.  Stay tuned over the next few weeks for all the updates!

As you will now know, this is your regular instalment of the things we’ve been up to in and around the academy, stuff that’s caught our eye this week and info that we feel benefits you.  

Got a specific question?  Chances are we’ve answered it on our YouTube channel or Website FAQs.  If you can’t find the answer, hit us up on Email – we love to chat!

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REORG Charity Announcement

On Tuesday we announced our chosen charity to be REORG.  This was a big moment for the academy and we’re so proud to be a part of the REORG mission.  

What does this mean?

✅ Broadening our already generous membership discounts for military and emergency services to include veterans.  Contact Us for further info.

✅ We are an official REORG training establishment which provides a haven for anyone who served our country and who may require support with their mental or physical health.

✅  Enhanced links with others in the REORG family for our members to benefit.

✅  An annual commitment to raising funds to support REORG and their work to support those who help us all.

Lockdown 3.0 FireSale - £1 Membership + 10% Off!

Lockdown 3.0 FireSale – £1 Membership + 10% Off!

Interested in what we do?  Thinking about joining as a member or attending a free trial.  We have
 an amazing deal just for you!

For a limited period we’re offering a £1 membership for anyone who signs up as a member during lockdown.  You’ll receive full access to our live online classes and then an amazing 10% off your first 16 weeks when we reopen.  We’ll also pay 50% towards the cost of your uniform!

Don’t keep putting it off.  See this lockdown as an opportunity to change your life, build a bigger and better group of friends and learn new skillls.

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Love Is In The Air!

This week we welcomed some more amazing people to our team.  One couple took advantage of our Valentine Offer of a free kimono and have been dubbed our ‘Jiu Jitsu Syncro Team’ for their uncanny ability to move in time during our online classes!!

All of our members benefitted from an amazing meal at The Olive Branch, Roundhay for Valentines with 10% off!!

Searching for an amazing and unique gift for someone you love?

Experts On Hand

Want to start your Jiu Jitsu journey but concerned about a previous injury?  Our close partnership with Indergaard Physiotherapy provides you with the very best support and advice, anytime!  All of our members benefit from a 10% discount across the whole range of Indergaard services.

Not a member yet?  Just shoot us a message regarding your concerns on Social and we’ll do our best to get an answer for you the very same day!

This week we released a series of specific videos regarding healthy knees!

How To Coach Champions

This week Coach T was joined on TheNorthLeedsJitzKids Podcast by one of the most successful Gracie Barra Kids coaches in Australia.  Ricky shared his experiences on coaching competitive children to the highest levels and gave a great insights into how FUN is always his most important focus when pushing Little Champions to succeed.

Family Care Package

Hopefully you’ve caught the Family Care Package we released this week on Facebook.  Inside are activities for all ages including colouring sheets, word search and even some basic Portuguese to learn as a family.

To keep everyone active in our community during lockdown we also included a free 7 day pass to attend our online classes.

We hope that everyone found our Care Package useful in these challenging times.  If you can’t find yours all you need to do is Email us and we’ll send you one through!

How Do You Deal With Pressure?

The final YouTube we released this week discussed the ideas and concepts underpinning Prof. Mike’s Jiu Jitsu.  Skills developed through Jiu Jitsu including; resilience, composure, confidence, an ability to problem solve under pressure and determination carry through every aspect of life.  

If you or your child needs support developing these critical skills We’d love to hear from you.

Enjoy Valentines with, or thinking about, the ones you love.

Stay safe, stay believing, stay positive!!!