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Our BJJ Instructors​

MEET OUR BJJ INSTRUCTORS

Learn more about the amazing team dedicated to giving you the best BJJ classes in Utah!

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Prof. Seidler Rodrigo

HEAD PROFESSOR, BLACK BELT, 2nd DEGREE

Professor Rodrigo isn’t just a teacher, he’s a passionate advocate for the Gracie Barra philosophy: “Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone.” He builds confidence and community on the mats, helping students of all levels reach their full potential.

Latest Ranks and Certifications

Black Belt – Master 2 & 3

2024
  • Orange County International Open – 3rd place
  • Sacramento International Open – 1st place
  • Chicago Summer International Open – 3rd place
  • Chicago Summer International Open – 1st place
  • San Diego Summer International Open – 1st place
Coach Andrea Warner smiling at the camera

Coach Andrea Warner

COACH, BROWN BELT

Coach Andrea Warner is a BJJ enthusiast who creates a welcoming environment for students to learn and grow. She is also primarily responsible for the women’s only class, aimed at creating a supportive environment and bringing more girls into the gentle art.

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU CLASSES NEAR YOU

Our Passionate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructors​

At Gracie Barra West Jordan, all our BJJ instructors are certified through the Gracie Barra Instructor Certification Program (ICP). This rigorous program ensures they possess the highest level of knowledge, teaching skills, and leadership qualities. Also, all our instructors have their background checked and receive CPR training. Through ICP, they gain access to cutting-edge techniques, proven teaching methods, and ongoing support from the Gracie Barra team. This dedication to continuous improvement allows them to effectively guide you on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in Utah.

Prof. Seidler Rodrigo's International Certificate Program 2024

Gracie Barra's Community

With over 1,000 schools worldwide, Gracie Barra offers a global community dedicated to the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our family-oriented environment is a perfect place to learn and develop self-confidence and self-discipline. Our clean, friendly, and progress-minded environment allows for both a challenging and inspirational learning and training experience that aims to encourage and make students excited to come back. Gracie Barra is for anyone who values discipline, wellness, martial arts, and respect. We are sure you will find an exciting and challenging place that will allow you to achieve your fitness goals. Bring your family to experience a unique lifestyle!

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Premium Certification

BJJ Classes in Utah

The Gracie Barra Premium School award is a prestigious recognition bestowed upon select Gracie Barra schools that demonstrate exceptional standards of excellence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu education and community engagement. This award signifies a commitment to upholding the core values of Gracie Barra, including integrity, respect, and continuous improvement. 

Gracie Barra Premium Schools are distinguished by their dedication to providing students with the highest quality of instruction, fostering a positive and inclusive training environment, and actively contributing to the growth and promotion of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu within their communities. Earning the Gracie Barra Premium School award is a testament to a school’s dedication to excellence and its role as a leader in the global Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community. 

Gracie Barra West Jordan has been awarded a Premium BJJ School every year since 2022!

Gracie Barra is like a big family, open to people of all ages and backgrounds!

PROF. SEIDLER RODRIGO

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US?​

GET TO KNOW WHY WE ARE THE BEST BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU SCHOOL IN WEST JORDAN.
jess gainer
jess gainer
2024-05-31
This school is amazing. I’ve studied jiu jitsu for several years and have been to many schools. The people here are truly passionate about the art, and more importantly, about their people. Would highly recommend.
Maria Mendez
Maria Mendez
2024-05-30
My son loves going to this place.
Jones Puig
Jones Puig
2024-05-21
Best place to training I’m impressed, the professor are knowledgeable and staff is really professional, I totally recommend this place to training
Kristin LaBruzza
Kristin LaBruzza
2024-04-12
My kids have been coming to this gym for about 6 months now. We were at another gracie gym before this one. While we did like the last gym, we love this one for our kids. The instructors are very attentive, and strict, but so kind. I have seen a difference in my kids' behavior since coming here. The gym is always clean and looks and smells nice. I'm always greeted warmly at the front desk. I love that there are color options for the kids to choose for their gi. There is a competition this weekend, and I love how the instructors talked to the kids about having respect at the competition, and to use it as a learning experience and not to be so overly focused on winning. I have recently started their women's self defense class at the Salt Lake location. I see the same great qualities at that gym as well. I was nervous about taking the class, but shouldn't have been. It is so much fun. The instructor is great at teaching each move and having fun while doing it. If you are thinking of having your kids or yourself train, I highly recommend this gym.
Joseph Lambert
Joseph Lambert
2024-04-06
TRY THIS GYM!! If you have ever thought about training, this is the place for you. Amazing professors, coaches, staff, and other members. Very clean facility, which is a must-have with contact sports.
Carlinho
Carlinho
2024-03-24
Joining Gracie Barra was the best decision of my life, profesor Rodrigo and Dani run the gym amazingly and profesor Carlos Daniel and profesor Eliezer give incredible classes that work for both self defense and sport jiu jitsu. 100% recommended!
Siew Burgess
Siew Burgess
2024-02-26
We signed up our very active 5 year old and have enjoyed the experience. The instructors for the “tiny champs” are engaging and patient, while also teaching discipline and focus. We look forward to seeing our son grow and learn his moves! Daniela at the front desk is kind and friendly, we are always happy to see her.
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Gracie Barra West Jordan offers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes to the following locations: Copperton, Herriman, Kearns, Midvale, Murray, South Jordan, Taylorsville, West Jordan, West Valley. Join our family!


OUR BJJ SCHOOL LOCATIONS​

Experience life-changing moments with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at one of our Gracie Barra locations in Utah!
Find the nearest Gracie Barra location to you:

Gracie Barra Salt Lake City

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Gracie Barra West Jordan

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Gracie Barra Riverton

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