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There are no shortcuts in learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, so you can’t waste any minute with the wrong techniques or unqualified instructors. Knowing that, Gracie Barra Flatirons offers highly trained and certified instructors teaching off an unique system of curriculums tailored for different ages and BJJ experience levels. From self-defense to competition training, from white belt to black belt, from 3 to 70 years old, Gracie Barra has your back.

ProfessorJefferson Moura

Professor Jefferson Moura was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During childhood, his love for sports carried him to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Considered a significant sport promise, Jefferson Moura received his Black Belt in 1999. And as expected by the BJJ community, a few years later, Professor Jefferson Moura got podium positions for four years in the most prestigious tournament of the sport nowadays, the World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship.

BJJ Heroes website states Jefferson Moura is among the most prestigious Gracie Barra family representatives. Extremely talented Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete, victorious in both World and Brazilian championships, Professor Moura took on the gigantic task of substituting Master Carlos Gracie Junior and Professor Marcio Feitosa as Head Instructor of Gracie Barra Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro after the famous trainers moved to the United States.

After eleven years in that position, Professor Jefferson Moura also moved to the United States to expand the excellency and presence of Gracie Barra, now in Colorado. The Gracie Barra team is very proud to have him, a 6th Degree Black Belt, as the Head Instructor of Gracie Barra Flatirons, CO.

Even if his rank didn’t talk for itself, Professor Jefferson Moura combines two aspects that put Gracie Barra Flatirons’ instruction on another level. The teaching experience of having over 50 Black Belts under him and being a Physical Education graduate.

Among his main accomplishments in the sport are:

  • World Champion (2003)
  • European Champion (2015)
  • Pan-American Champion (2014)
  • World Silver Medalist (2002, 2004)
  • World Bronze Medalist (2001)
  • Brazilian National Champion (2001, 2006, 2009)

Jefferson Moura is the regional director of Gracie Barra in Rio de Janeiro and is dedicated to creating an incredible environment inside Gracie Barra Flatirons for women, men, and kids. Staying true to what he describes as his mission: “Take Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Everyone and keep the Legacy alive.”

With a strong will and experience, in short, Mr. Moura now wants to pass on the knowledge that changed his life forever to the people of Broomfield, Westminster, Louisville, Superior, Lafayette, and Boulder, CO

You can count that Professor Jefferson Moura will be by your side in any training program you are in. This is a lifelong Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, and he is here to help in any way he can.

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"There's no losing in Jiu-Jitsu. You either win or you learn."

- Master Carlos Gracie Jr., Gracie Barra Founder


Our vision of Martial Arts is simple: to learn, you must train. That’s exactly why here you can train as much as you want. Five days a week, we offer classes in the mornings, at noon and on evenings. No excuses.

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"With Jiu-Jitsu I learned, above all, the great lesson, which was to get to know myself deeply."

- Grand Master Carlos Gracie


We designed this school thinking about you. Feel the safety of practicing over an intricate system of foams and Dollamur mats. Enjoy the cleanliness of a rigorous schedule of disinfection. And experience the authenticity of the martial art from a team straight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.