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11536721_10152965950151616_1492358243597564801_nProfessor Marcio Lemos

BJJ Rank:  1st Degree Black Belt

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ICP 5 Gracie Barra Certificate

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Professor Marcio Lemos started training martial arts when he was 15 years old, through Capoeira. He has had the privilege of receiving coaching from many jiu-jitsu legends, such as Marcelo Rezende, Marcio Feitosa, Flavio Almeida Roberto Tussa, and Master Carlos Gracie Jr.

He was born in the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil. In 2004 he migrated to New Zealand where he lived and   taught Jiu-Jitsu in the city of Queenstown for two years. In 2006 he migrated to Sydney where he began practicing jiu-jitsu under professor Marcelo Rezende and became part of the Gracie Barra family.

In March 2010, Marcio took his first step towards the realisation of his dream, The Jiu Jitsu Academy Gracie Barra Hornsby was created. The Gracie Barra Hornsby aims to bring up good people and to offer a place were students can grow, not just as fighters but as people .

Professor Marcio Lemos is the founder of Gracie Barra Hornsby and Gracie Barra Pymble

Favorite Quote:  “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”.

Join me at Gracie Barra Hornsby  and experience Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for everyone!



Coach Gabriel Colomb

Brown Belt

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ICP 5 Gracie Barra Certificate

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Gabriel Colomb started training and competing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2010 and has been addicted to the Jiujitsu lifestyle ever since. Having been lucky enough to travel and compete, training with some of the best BJJ professors and competitors in the world, Gabriel consistently enjoys teaching and sharing Jiu Jitsu on a daily basis to kids (as young as three years old) up to adults of all ages. Coach Gabriel  also plays an important role inside Gracie Barra Hornby, being the Head Coach helping our school to reach success. He has contributed with many projects supporting the growth of BJJ in Australia such as video coverage for gyms, competitions, seminars and much more.
Gabriel has also created a youtube channel by the name of Mat Time which he uploads videos that document the events and some of the personalities involved in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu not just in Australia but around the world.

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