Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Barra Westchase hosted a seminar by Carlos Lemos in Houston, and with it came multiple promotions. Congratulations to all of our friends who were presented with a new belt that night!

3x World Champion Pedro Araújo continues his attacks from side control as he uses his own lapel to finish the fight!


Grappling Games 6 was held on May 02, 2015 at the Bob Knight Fieldhouse in Duncanville, Texas. The competitors came out ready to show their skills and represent their schools on the mats.

Pedro submits from a half guard choke. This one has tons of pressure behind it!

Pedro sets up a baseball bat choke from side control with a killer way to break their defense!

Pedro Araújo attacks with a vicious modified Ezekiel choke from side control!

Houston's newest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Jose Llanas, reflects on his journey and offers advice for the next generation of martial artists.

Inacio Neto shuts down an attempt at the Knee Slice pass.

Angelus McFarlane goes for a simple guard recovery and turns it into a vicious attack!

There comes a time when just about everyone in martial arts takes a break from it. For Angelus, his break turned into a 10 year hiatus.