About Us

Welcome to Gracie Barra Centennial, your premier destination for Jiu-Jitsu training in Centennial, Colorado. Our academy is a proud member of the Gracie Barra family, a renowned global Jiu-Jitsu organization with over 800 schools across 54 countries.

At Gracie Barra Centennial, we dedicate ourselves to providing top-notch Jiu-Jitsu instruction for students of all ages and skill levels. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructors, led by Professor Robert Goodloe, are passionate about helping you reach your goals, whether it’s enhancing your fitness, mastering practical self-defense skills, or competing at the highest levels in sport Jiu-Jitsu.

Our academy boasts state-of-the-art training facilities, including extensive mat space and modern amenities, to ensure you have everything you need for your Jiu-Jitsu journey. We offer a wide range of programs tailored to your specific needs, such as kids’ Jiu-Jitsu, adult classes, women’s Jiu-Jitsu, and private training sessions.

At Gracie Barra Centennial, we view Jiu-Jitsu as more than just a martial art; it’s a lifestyle. Our community is founded on principles of respect, discipline, and camaraderie, fostering a supportive and empowering atmosphere that aids our students in their growth both on and off the mat.

Whether you’re an experienced Jiu-Jitsu practitioner or a newcomer eager to learn, we welcome you to experience the Gracie Barra difference. Our academy is open to students of all backgrounds and skill levels. If you’re aiming to enhance your fitness, learn effective self-defense, or compete at the highest levels of sport Jiu-Jitsu, we have a program to help you achieve your objectives.

Our Head Instructor

Introducing Professor Robert Goodloe, the esteemed head instructor at Gracie Barra Centennial. With a wealth of experience spanning over a decade in Jiu-Jitsu, Professor Goodloe boasts an impressive track record of achievements in the sport.

He debuted as a black belt at the Orlando Open in the summer of 2021, securing 2 silver medals and a bronze. He also clinched a bronze medal at the 2021 Pan American Championship as a black belt. Remarkably, he has earned medals at every Pan American Championship from white to black belt, including gold medals as a brown and white belt.

Professor Goodloe’s accolades extend further. He won double gold at the 2015 World No-Gi Championship as a blue belt and a silver medal at the World No-Gi Championship as a brown belt. Additionally, he has achieved various medals at prestigious IBJJF tournaments, such as the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship and the Denver International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship.

A respected and skilled black belt instructor, Professor Goodloe is dedicated to teaching students of all levels and backgrounds. He fosters a supportive and inclusive environment, particularly empowering his female students to reach their Jiu-Jitsu aspirations.

Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast, Professor Goodloe’s extensive experience and expertise make him an exceptional mentor. Join us at Gracie Barra Centennial and train under the guidance of Professor Robert Goodloe to unlock your full potential in Jiu-Jitsu.