Course 11 is Live – Teaching Jiu-Jitsu For Life

Course 11 is Live – Teaching Jiu-Jitsu For Life

The ICP could not end on a better way.
The course ‘Teaching Jiu-Jitsu For Life’ brings a full circle to remind us of our purpose and mission as Jiu-Jitsu students, instructors and members of Gracie Barra.

Up until this point we have been providing you with practical applications for building your school from how to implement the curriculum to checklists for maintaining a clean and safe school. All the 10 courses brought you the complete guide to a very successful school and the easiest way to accomplish that is just put everything you learned into practice.

Now Course 11 will encompass the underlying reason for all of this – the mission of Jiu-Jitsu for everyone and the virtues of the Jiu-Jitsu way of life.

This course will specifically explore the idea of what it means to be a virtuous warrior, the influences of Great Grand Master Carlos Gracie Sr. and the Gracie Family, the life lessons of Jiu-Jitsu, and developing a strong character life through the pursuit of the Jiu-Jitsu way of life.

Have fun!
The ICP Team

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Course 10 is now Live! Safety and Injury Prevention.

With course 10 we will study everything about safety and injury prevention inside Jiu-Jitsu.

You will learn how to identify and prevent the most common injuries and accident hazards in our sport, all with a proactive and safe approach for your students.

You will also learn that your role as an instructor is very important for establishing a culture of mutual respect in and out of the school that discourages and frowns upon any kind of inappropriate behavior or sexual harassment.

Enjoy!

PCI6 Team

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Course 9 is Live – The Social Media.

Course 9 brings you a study about a very import tool that will strengthen your school and promote the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle in your community: The Social Media.

You will learn why it’s so important to create content from your classes, events, tournaments and promote it in social media as well as how to do it and get the most out of it.

Using the correct social medias you will be able to reach out to more people and build a stronger connection with your students.

Pay special attention on lesson 2 that talks about the GB Social Media guidelines. Some simple tips will help you and your team build a very professional and inviting reputation online.

Have fun!

The ICP Team

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Course 8 is Live – BarraFIT

Hi team,

Course 8 introduces the BarraFit as an incredible tool to expand the reach of your school and promote the Jiu-Jitsu way of life through Jiu-Jitsu inspired fitness classes.

You will learn how to organize the classes and programs, what kind of equipment you will need, how to make sure classes stay in line with our core values and method, and much more.

Also, we will discuss the importance of maintaining an environment of learning as an important differentiating factor that will be key for the success of BarraFit in your school.

Have fun!
The ICP Team

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Course 7 is live! GB2 and GB3 paving the way to the Black Belt.

Course 7 will teach you how to be a true mentor and guide your students through the long journey to the Black-Belt.

You will learn how to use the GB Method to create a progressively challenging path for your students, always addressing individual needs as well as group needs, from beginners to those who want to be top-level athletes.

In this course we will also discuss the importance of proper orientation all the way from the white-belt to the black-belt and also how to inspire your students to become examples on and off the mat with the the support of Gracie Barra.

In the last lesson of course 7 pay attention on how to teach the type of Jiu-Jitsu that breaks the barriers of the school and becomes Jiu-Jitsu for life.

Enjoy and have fun!

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Course 6 is live! GB1 program.

Course 6 is going to teach you how to correctly place the foundation needed to provide the best experience for your beginners.

The GB1 Program is where students start their journey through Jiu-Jitsu and one of the core pillars for a stronger Gracie Barra school.

Since you certainly want your team to grow you must pay closer attention to what we call GB Charisma. This is what will help you to define and extent the culture of our team and also the success of Gracie Barra as a whole.

Something very important is not to forget to study and implement the intro class procedure in your school. If you are still not familiar with that you should know that this is one of the simple changes that will bring the most results to you and your school. A potential new student who has a intro class rarely doesn’t become part of the team.

As always, we wish you have have fun and get the most out of the ICP!

Enjoy course 6!

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Course 5 is now live! GBK – Building the next champions’ generation.

This week’s course will focus mainly on our little champions.

You will learn how to apply the method, use the teaching style and the philosophy of Gracie Barra with kids and teens from 3 to 15 years old.

Learn how to set up your classes according to age groups and why this is crucial for a good and efficient learning.
Pay close attention to lesson 10, it brings the key to the long-term success of your GBK program through the development of a Kids’s Competition Team.

Again, we look forward to hearing back from you about the ICP course.

Enjoy!

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Course 4 is here! Learn Master Carlinhos’ teaching style.

Hi everyone,

Course 4 is here!

This week Master Carlos Gracie Jr will give us and insight into his Jiu-Jitsu teaching style and with that you will learn how to make a connection between the GB Method and the legacy of his professors.

Course 4 will also lay the foundation of your students experience by defining each one of the 7 principles of the Gracie Barra Method.

You will also learn that the GB Method isn’t just a collection of parts and that each one of its 7 principles come together as a whole, creating an amazing learning experience for the students.

Lastly, on the last lesson you will learn how to turn your school’s facilities into a welcoming and inspiring environment that helps your students and parents connect with the essence of Gracie Barra.

Have fun!
The ICP Team

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Course 3 is Live! Becoming an Engineer of Groups

Be the best Gracie Barra leader you can be!
ICP Course #3 is here to help to achieve this goal!
As we already learned from the previous courses, our future as a team is in our hands.
How much every single school and consequently Gracie Barra as a whole will grow depends
on how strong our leaders are. Leaders must fully understand and promote our mission –
Jiu-Jitsu For Everyone – and our core values of brotherhood, integrity and expansion.

As you go through this course, keep in mind Master Carlinhos’ messages and also remember how privileged we are for being part of his lineage and hard work. Make his legacy your own. All you need to do is to study the life, philosophy and teaching style of our founder. It will inspire you to be better at every aspect of your life.

The Gracie Barra Leadership Development Framework offers a complete path for you to become such leader and be able to effectively lead yourself, your team and Gracie Barra to an even more prosperous future.
Have fun!
The ICP Team

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Course 2 is Live! Getting Organized Like a Team

Hi Team,

Course 2 is here to give you a deeper understanding of Gracie Barra and how it functions as an Organization that thinks globally, but acts locally.
Even though our team is much bigger than the sum of its many regions, building strong regional presence by establishing a strong network of strong GB schools that mutually support one another is the foundation of the vision of bringing one Gracie Barra school to each city of the world.
We recommend you to give a special attention to lesson 3: the culture of our team. There lies perhaps one of the greatest opportunities for you and your school.
Have fun!
The ICP Team
P.S. Don’t forget to leave your comments and questions at the end of each lesson and join the discussion at the ICP Global Community https://www.facebook.com/groups/263548940761138/

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COURSE 1 IS LIVE

It’s Time! The ICP has officially started and we can’t wait to have you onboard, learning with us.

With hundreds of Gracie Barra members coming together on this amazing journey to learn directly from Master Carlos Gracie Jr., it is even hard to imagine the great things coming our way over the next 11 weeks.

On this first course, we will engage on a discussion about Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone and learn how these three words have redefined the Gracie Barra Organization and amplified the role each one of us play on the team.

We will bring you to the home of of Master Carlos Gracie Jr., in Florianopolis – south of Brazil, to gain a better understanding of the roots of Gracie Barra, how our team has evolved over time by focusing on a common mission and clearly defining and embracing three core values.

Lastly, get ready to learn and imagine the future of Gracie Barra as Carlinhos answer to the question “Where will Gracie Barra be in 30 years?” will fill you up with excitement and pride for being Gracie Barra.

Have fun!

The ICP Team

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