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Congratulations to Professor Kaliffa Olivera for being awarded the first stripe on his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. The stripe was awarded by Master Carlos Gracie, Jr. at the Grace Barra US HQ in California on June 7, 2016.
Gracie Barra Alabama was represented well by affiliate school Mission Submission at the AGF tournament in Columbus, GA. The Gracie Barra Team took 5 competitors and brought back a total of 6 medals!
Professor Kaliffa Oliveira of Gracie Barra Alabama competed in the BJJ Atlanta International Pro the weekend of April 30th! Kaliffa won all four of his matches, including Gold in his division and Gold in the open division! Way to go Professor!
One minute we are in our best moment, and suddenly, we commit a mistake and because of that error, everything may be lost. Nobody likes to make mistakes, but unfortunately (or fortunately), some are necessary for personal growth.
Gracie Barra Alabama’s Professor Kaliffa Oliveira was recently awarded his BLACK BELT in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu directly from Master Carlos Gracie, Jr.