Bairro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is very proud to be a part of Team Renzo Gracie. We joined the affiliation in 2023 under Professor Pat Cooligan, the first Renzo Gracie black belt in Canada. Today, Pat is a fourth degree black belt with multiple Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu schools.
The Renzo Gracie affiliation is one of the most respected and renowned teams within Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, with notable members including John Danaher, Gordon Ryan, Gary Tonan, and Shawn Williams.
A true legend in the sport, Renzo Gracie is a 7th degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coral belt and mixed martial artist.