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GRACIE BARRA

Full name of registered club:  KLUB ZA BRAZILSKI DŽIU DŽICU BRAZILSKOG CENTRA KULTURE

Miloša Pocerca 10, 11000 Savski Venac, Beograd, Srbija

Company registered number: 28799560  TAX number: 108364597
RSD account : 250-1040000115760-21    

EUR account: 250-1040000075970-81

Members Of Federation: MMA Federation of Serbia

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Our club Gracie Barra Belgrade is founded in Belgrade at the end of 2031.

In the moment of our creation, Jiu-Jitsu was present in Serbia for 13yrs. We felt need to start working with absolutely new approach for that time and that is that Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone  and anyone can train Jiu-Jitsu no matter of circumstances of individual.

From the moment when we were working with only one child in class until the moment today when we have over 80 children in our groups. From the moment when we didn’t have any teenager class to until today when we have over 20 competitors that age. From the moment when we had only 10 adults in class to the moment when we have more than 170 in several groups. We made only few steps carefully planed and made huge impact which put us to the biggest  club not only in Belgrade but in Serbia!

We won more than 800 medals and lots of trophies until the end of 2021 in all classes both on domestic and International competitions . (Look on list of all medals won)
We have organised 8 Jiu-Jitsu competitions (until the end of 2021), more than one workshops and seminars for kids and women self-defence, promoted sport and our club on numerous manifestations with goal to popularise our sport to wide population of people, organised many humanitarian activities, many Jiu-Jitsu Camps both summer and winter in and outside of Serbia (Greece, Hungary..)

We have organised numerous seminars with guests from Brazil and the rest of the world from which we can point to huge names in our sport such as:

Carlos Lemos Jr., Victor Estima, Andre Campos, Carlos Maia, Vitor Penteado, Salvatore Pace, Max Carvalho, Ze Radiola i mnogi drugi. 

We have trained wiht a lot of world known fighter and World Champions as: Marcio Feitosa, Braulio and Victor Estima, Carlos Lemos Jr, Andre Campos, Carlos Maia, Rafaelo Freitas-Barrata, Salvatore Pace, Vitor Penteado, Guillermo Anguita, Andre Nunes, Christian Rodriguez, Charles Negromonte, Ze Radiola, Max Carvalho, AJ Agazarm and others..

In our team, we are obligated to apply for yearly instructors certifications and also First Aid and CPR courses .

We have curriculums that gives our students and coaches opportunity to measure learned and to advance by plan from which they can realise they progress in every moment.
GB team members train with all other GB schools in the world whenever we have this opportunity but also we organise these events in our school and all with a goal to keep our students motivated and active.

Our success is success of our team which we always put in front or ourselves and still all our individuals are reaching their optimum and are satisfied with themselves and their progress in every way of meaning.

Gracie Barra is the biggest world Jiu-Jitsu team with over 900 schools all over the world and we have a huge honour that we were recognized as the team worthy of represent them!

OUR TEAM:

DANIJEL BRAJČIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, founder and professor.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić

Other martial art experience: Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai

Certificates:  GB ICP 2016, GB ICP 2017, GB ICP 2018, GB ICP 2019, First Aid and CPR Course

Coach licence from MMA Federation of Serbia: 0516/p/2019

COMPETITION RESULTS:

1 place(KAT.) – CROATIAN OPEN 2016 – ZAGREB (HR)

2 place(KAT.) – Abu Dhabi World Pro-LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2019

2 place(KATEGORIJA) – BELGRADE MASTERS OPEN 2019

2 place(ABSOLUTE) – CROATIAN OPEN 2016 – ZAGREB (HR)

2 place(KAT.) – NIŠ OPEN 2016 – NIŠ

2 place(ABSOLUTE) – NIŠ OPEN 2014 – NIŠ

2 place(KAT.) – NIŠ OPEN 2014 – NIŠ

2 place(KAT.) – HUNGARIAN BJJ OPEN 2014 – BUDIMPEŠTA (HU)

3 place(ABSOLUTE) – CROATIAN BJJ OPEN 2015 – ZAGREB (HR)

3 place(KAT.) – CROATIAN BJJ OPEN 2015 – ZAGREB (HR)

3 place(KAT.) – EAST EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – ZAGREB (HR)

3 place(KAT.) – SERBIAN JIU JITSU CUP 2014 – BEOGRAD

3 place(KAT.)- EAST EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 – ZAGREB (HR)

3 place(KAT.) – CROATIAN OPEN 2014 – ZAGREB (HR)

3 place(KAT.) – IBJJF ZADAR OPEN 2014 – ZADAR (HR)

Danijel has started with martial art in 1983 with just 4yr of age. when he first startet training JUDO. For the next 20yrs he has been training and competing in JUDO.
First contact with Jiu-Jitsu he made in 2001 when he competed on one of the first competitions organised in Serbia.
His real Jiu-Jitsu journey starts in 2009 when he committed himself to this martial art.

His first Jiu-Jitsu contact was in 2001 when he started visiting first Jiu-Jitsu club in Serbia but his real passion started in 2003 when he first competed in jiu-Jitsu and won his first bronze medal on one of the first BJJ competitions organized in Serbia (Jugoslavia back then).

After than because of many injuries and health issues but also his engagements in humanitarian missions in Kosovo he paused until 2009 from when he nver stop training and when Jiu-Jitsu becomes his life pursuit.

He has trained with some of the biggest names in Jiu-jitsu world as Marcio Feitosa (multiple times World champion), Braulio and Victor Estima (multiple times World Gi and NoGI champions, IBJJF, UAEJJF and ADCC champions), Carlos Lemos Jr (five times World champion), Andre Campos, Carlos Maia (multiple times World and European champion), Rafaelo Freitas-Barrata (multiple times World champion), Salvatore Pace(multiple times European champion), Vitor Penteado, Guillermo Anguita, Andre Nunes, AJ Agazarm (multiple times World champion and MMA fighter), Christian Rodriguez (multiple times World champion and MMA fighter), Charles Negromonte, Ze Radiola, Max Carvalho, Roberto Attala, Leonardo Neves and many others…

Beside his family and his lovely daughter, Jiu-Jitsu is his only life pursue and that is the reason why his lessons reach far mora than just physical part of martial art. His students and his success is the best witness  of that.

Besides Jiu-jitsu group classes, Danijel runs individual and small group classes both for beginners and competitors.

He is active coach in kindergarden where he directs and teach kids from 3-6yrs of age and carries them in making theirs first Jiu-Jitsu steps.

Danijel is a person that coaches from 7-10 trainings per day! Every working day in week.

Kroz njegovu školu prošlo je preko 800 učenika a sa takmičarima je osvojio preko 800 medalja i trofeja.

He organise the biggest kids competition in the region ”The Future Champions” (from 2020 merged with ”Belgrade Masters” competitions for kids and adults.

Also he organise competition under UAEJJF organisation named AJP Serbia Nationals and AJP Serbia International.

He organised many seminars, workshops and Jiu-Jitsu camps with many big Jiu-Jitsu names in and outside of Serbia. Organised many workshops and self-defence seminars for woman and kids, promote sport on numerous manifestations and through many medias and organised many humanitarian cause manifestations .

Beside Jiu-Jitsu he is active shooter and occasional competition (IPSC), alpine skier, , mountain climber and passionate with MTB and motorbikes.

Father of one beautiful little girl who also trains Jiu-Jitsu in the kindergarten where Danijel teaches.

MILOŠ GOČEVIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, professors assistant and coach of kids all ages.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Miloš Gočević

Other martial arts experience: Jiu-Jitsu, Capoeira

Certificates:  GB ICP 2018, First Aid and CPR course 

Coach licence issued from MMA Federation of Serbia with number: 024/p/2016

COMPETITION RESULTS:

2 place(KAT.) – KNJAŽEVAC GI OPEN 2015

3 place(KAT.) – BELGRADE MASTERS OPEN 2019

3 place(KAT.) – NIŠ OPEN 2018 – NIŠ

Miloš has started his Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2012.

He has competed on many competitions, promoting sports and humanitarian events.

He has extraordinary skills of coordination and movement and he is a great fighter.

Beside his own training’s, Miloš is active as coach for younger groups and with great success.

Jiu-Jitsu is his only profession and kids know how to detect this and love him because of it.

He has excellent and patient approach with kids so he is non replacable team member. With his team he won many medals and trophies .

BENJAMIN JOVIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, all ages coach and assistant of professor Danijel. Founder of GB Teslić and GB Doboj in Republik of Srpska (BiH)

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Benjamin Jović

Other artial arts experience: Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, Ju-Jitsu(Japanese) Black Belt, Judo Black Belt, KickBox, MMA

Certificates: GB ICP6 Revisited 2018, GB ICP Pro 2021, NCPRA certification CPR/AED/First-Aid

COMPETITION RESULTS:

Gold– SERBIAN BJJ OPEN 2015 – BEOGRAD

Gold – PRVENSTVO REPUBLIKE SRPSKE NE WAZA 2016–BANJA LUKA(RS)

Gold – BANJA LUKA BJJ OPEN 2016 – BANJA LUKA (RS)

Silver – NIŠ OPEN 2018 – NIŠ

Silver – BJJ PANONIA OPEN 2018 – Tuzla, BiH

Silver – TRIBE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP NO GI – BANJA LUKA (RS)

Silver – ALEKSINAC OPEN NE WAZA 2016 – ALEKSINAC

Bronze – SERBIAN BJJ OPEN 2014 – BEOGRAD

Bronze – NIŠ OPEN 2015

Bronze – BELGRADE BJJ OPEN 2015 – BEOGRAD

Bronze – TRIBE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP NO GI – BANJA LUKA (RS)

Bronze – NIŠ OPEN 2017 – NIŠ

Bronze – BJJ PANONIA OPEN 2018 – Tuzla, BiH

Benjamin Jović, Law Graduate, born on 1989 in Doboj.

He started with martial arts in 2001 and from that moment he immediately felt in love with it.
First steps he made in JUDO and after he continue with JU-JUTSU where he made numerous top results . He was in National Team for long time.  From 2010-2016 he was a National Champion. Won many medals on Nationals and Internationals Tournaments.

He started coaching in 2009 and in 2014 starting more seriously in Jiu-Jitsu which is until today his biggest passion in life and long life mission.

Founder and Head Coach in Gracie Barra Schools in Doboju and Teslić.

ANDREAS CHAIDOUSSIS

Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, professors assistant and striking coach

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Andreas Chaidoussis

Other martial arts experiences: Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, MMA

Certificates:  GB ICP 2019, First Aid and CPR course

2 place(KAT.) – NIŠ OPEN 2018 – NIŠ

Andreas has started  Jiu-Jitsu in 2012 as a way of perfecting his skills for MMA which he trained and coached. Today he is non-replaceable member of our team and on of our pillars and example for others.

He competed on many competitions and events for sport promoting.

Excelent, tough and strong fighter with constant wish for improving . Loyal and and always on fight place when needed.

DANILO ĐURETIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, professor assistant and striking coach assistant. 

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Danilo Đuretić

Other martial arts experience: Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, KickBox (former National team member)

Certificates:  GB ICP 2019, First Aid and CPR course 

COMPETITION RESULTS:

2 place (KAT.) – Abu Dhabi World Pro-Ljubljana, SLO 2019

He has participated in numerous competitions, sports promotion events, and humanitarian actions.

After a very active KickBox and MMA career, he is completely dedicated to Jiu-Jitsu sports.

Although a successful businessman, despite his obligations to his family, he finds enough time to be very active and regular in training.

An indispensable part of the professional team that studiously approaches everything that is done, rediscovering new ways and approaches in order to bring the fight closer to everyone.

An extremely important pillar of our team.

DUŠAN MILORADOVIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, professors assistant and coach of all Jiu-Jitsu and Barra-Fit morning classes.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Dušan Miloradović

Martial Arts experiences : Jiu-Jitsu

Certificates :  GB ICP 2019, First Aid and CPR course

COMPETITION RESULTS:

1 place NO GI (CAT.)  – AJP TOUR NTL BiH Nationals, Sarajevo(BiH) 2022

1 place GI  (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL Slovenia (SLO) 2021

1 place GI (CAT.) – Sarajevo BJJ Open (BiH) 2021

1 place GI (CAT.) – Belgrade Masters Jiu-Jitsu Tournament (RS) 2021

1 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL BiH Nationals, Sarajevo(BiH) 2022

2 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL SOFIA (BG) 2022

2 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL  LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

2 place NO GI(CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

2 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL SERBIA NTL (SRB) 2021

2 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL North Macedonia (MK) 2019

3 place NO GI(CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL Slovenia Nationals  (SLO) 2021

3 place GI (CAT.) – BJJ Niš Open (RS) 2020

3 place GI (absolute) – MONTANA BJJ CUP (BG) 2018

3 place GI (CAT.) – MONTANA BJJ CUP (BG) 2018

3 place GI (CAT.) – SERBIAN OPEN (RS) 2018

3 place GI (CAT.) – KNJAŽEVAC OPEN GI (RS) 2016

He has participated in numerous competitions, sports promotion events, and humanitarian actions.

Although he is still a student and learning to deserve his Black Belt, Dušan trains an average of 6-7 times a week and is one of the most regular and members with the most training a year (over 250).

In addition to his trainings, Dušan is also active as one of the assistants to the head coach, but also as a coach of the morning groups of Jiu-Jitsu and BarraFit fitness.

NIKOLA GLAVONJIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, professors assistant.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Nikola Glavonjić

Martial Arts experience: Jiu-Jitsu, MMA

Graduated in 2015. at Alpha University at the Faculty of Sports Management.

Certificates: GB ICP 2019, First Aid Course – Red Cross of Serbia, certified trainer of group and personal training of the National Fitness Association of Serbia under the auspices of WFF (world fitness federation) and NABBA (National Amateur Bodybuilding Association)

COMPETITION RESULTS:

MMA successes:

3rd Place Belgrade Open Championship 2014. Category 70 kg
2nd Place Open Championship of Vojvodina 2014. Category 66 kg
3rd Place at the Serbian Championship 2015. Category 70 kg

Team State champion with the MMA club Red Star Belgrade.
2015. Open Championship Belgrade wins in semi-pro fight 70 kg

Jiu-Jitsu successes:

1st place (CAT.) GI – AJP BiH Nationals, Sarajevo(BiH) 2022

1st place (CAT.) NO-GI – AJP BiH Nationals, Sarajevo(BiH) 2022

1st place (CAT.) GI . AJP INT PRO LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

1st place (CAT.) GI . AJP INT PRO KASTAV (CRO) 2022

1st place (CAT.) NO-GI . AJP INT PRO KASTAV (CRO) 2022

2nd place (CAT.) – UAEJJF AJP Slovenia Nationals NO-GI (SLO) 2021

2nd place (CAT.) – Vrsac Open (RS) 2018.
2nd place (CAT.) – Belgrade Open (RS) 2018.

2nd place (CAT.) – Sarajevo BJJ Open (BiH.) 2021

2nd place (CAT.) – Sarajevo BJJ Open (BiH.) 2021

3rd place (CAT.) NO-GI . AJP INT PRO LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

3rd place (CAT.) – Belgrade Masters Jiu-Jitsu Tournament (RS) 2021
3rd place (CAT.) – Abu Dhabi Slovenia National Pro (SLO) 2019.

 

Although young, Nikola has quite a competitive Jiu-Jitsu and MMA experience behind him.

With his character, which he knows how to draw the boundaries between jokes and seriousness, he seems to transfer his authority to the group he trains in the best way. A friend, a brother, a best friend … it’s all at the same time to his practitioners who appreciate, respect and love him for that.

MILAN TUBIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, all ages coach in GB Doboj (Republika Srpska). 

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Milan Tubić

Martial Arts experience: Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, Japanese Ju Jitsu Black Belt DAY II, Judo Black Belt, Karate

Certificates: GB ICP 2021, NCPRA CPR / AED / FIRST AID

Participant in numerous competitions and winner of medals from national, international and Balkan Championships.

Participant in European and World Championships.

His path to martial arts began in 1997. training karate where he stays until 2003. when he starts training Japanese Ju Jitsu.
He made his first steps and serious practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2016.
Married and father of two children.
Employed as a police officer, where in addition to the work he performs and his obligations to his family, he finds enough time to train and conduct training.
In addition to Jiu Jitsu group trainings, he also conducts individual trainings for children and adults, recreationists and competitors.

NIKOLA ŠAJINOVIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu purple belt and all ages coach in GB Teslić.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Nikola Šajinović

Martial arts experience : Jiu-Jitsu

Certificates: GB ICP 2021,NCPRA, CPR/AED/ First-aid

COMPETITION RESULTS:

1 place (cat.) –  Belgrade Masters Gi (RS) 2019

3 place (ABS.) – BJJ Panonia Open GI (BiH) 2019

3 place (cat.) –  BJJ Belgrade Open No-Gi (RS) 2017.

His Jiu-Jitsu road has began in 2016 when he started training in GB Teslić with coach Benjamin Jović.
He competed multiple times in and out of country on numerous competitions and also manifestations of sport and humanitarian aid activities.
Regardless he still trains in the same club and gaining experience and knowledge under coach Benjamin, Nikola is active in teaching kids and adults.
He subordinated his competitive path to the development of the club and the success of the younger ages, for whom he is a true leader and role model and who achieve notable success, but we hope that he will soon shine again in competitions because he is an extremely talented and hardworking sports worker. successes.

SAŠA LAZIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, all ages coach in GB Šabac . 

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Saša Lazić

Martial Arts experience: JIU-JITSU blue belt, Aikido master I DAN, master candidate in Kendo.

Certificates: GB ICP 2021, FIRST AID and CPR course

COMPETITION RESULTS: 

1 place (CAT.) GI – Sarajevo Bjj Easteuropen 2018.

2 place (CAT.) GI – AJP BiH Nationals, Sarajevo (BiH) 2022

2 place (CAT.) NO GI – AJP BiH Nationals, Sarajevo (BiH) 2022

2 place (CAT.) GI –  Panonia Open 2018.

3 place (CAT.)  NO GI – AJP Serbia Nationals, Belgrade (RS) 2021

3 place (CAT.) GI – AJP Serbia Nationals, Belgrade (RS) 2021

 

He participated in numerous competitions, events and sports promotions, as well as humanitarian actions.
He started martial arts in 2000.
Responsible and loyal.
A great fighter with a constant desire to learn and progress.

NIKOLA KAHVEDŽIĆ

Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, Juniors coach ages from 13-16yrs. old.

Legacy: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr.Carlos Gracie Junior > Carlos Lemos Jr > Danijel Brajčić > Nikola Kahvedžić

Martial art experience: Karate, Jiu-Jitsu

Certificates: GB ICP 2021, FIRST AID and CPR course

COMPETITION RESULTS: 

1 place GI (CAT.) . AJP TOUR INTL SOFIA (BG) 2022

1 place NO GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL BiH Nationals, Sarajevo (BiH) 2022

1 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

1 place NO GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL LJUBLJANA (SLO) 2022

1 place GI (CAT.) GI – AJP TOUR NTL Serbia Nationals (RS) 2021.

1 place NO GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR NTL Serbia Nationals  (RS) 2021.

1 place GI (CAT.) – AJP TOUR INTL SOFIA (BG) 2021.

2 place GI (CAT.) GI – Belgrade Masters (RS) 2021

3 place NO GI (CAT.)- King of Danube Austria (AT) 2021

3 place GI (ABS.) GI – Belgrade Masters (RS) 2021

 

He started his career in sports by training Karate from the age of 5 to 10 at the Čukaricki Roda Karate Club.
From the age of 10, he switched to football, until the end of his studies in USA in 2019.
In September 2019, he will start practicing Jiu-Jitsu with immediate competitions success from the very beginning.
Very talented and hard worker.

A recipe for success.
An exceptional and modest person.