Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on ground fighting and submission holds, thereby making it one of the most effective forms of self-defence for students of all ages. Women especially benefit from practicing this art. It helps to develop their fitness by boosting their cardiovascular strength and endurance. Plus, it helps develop self-defence skills by leveraging body position and increasing confidence. In this post, we discuss how women can benefit from Brazilian Read more [...]
Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) has come a long way since it was adopted from the traditional Japanese form, which was practiced solely in a gi. This lead to confusion among the Brazilian spectators they were used to seeing fighters sparring and taking part in competitions bare-chested.
Now that the sport has earned its place as a popular mixed martial art, BJJ without the gi (known as 'no gi') has rapidly become popular.
However, which is better – gi or no gi – is debatable. Shouldn't an athlete Read more [...]
Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), also known as the ‘gentle art’, is a favourite among people of all ages. This martial art form is based on striking and kicking; movements that develop your overall physical strength. If you are a fitness enthusiast who wants to be able to defend yourself from attackers, think about learning BJJ. This blog discusses why you should train in this form of martial art.
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11 Major Reasons to Train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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The initial month of joining a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class will be filled with you having an opportunity to learn new things. You will be surrounded by a rich learning environment. Your first time on the mat can bring about a multitude of emotional and physical responses that you are unaware of. The intense flood of unfamiliar concepts and new words may be overwhelming. There are a lot of simple and practical things you will learn. However, while you are learning, there are some things that will make Read more [...]
Brazilian jiu jitsu has been proven to greatly improve the psyche of its practitioners. From the very first day, you will learn numerous things about yourself and also better understand what you are capable of handling. You will also learn to push yourself through adversity and the difficulties you may face. It is tricky to narrow it down to a single way in which BJJ can help you out. However, sometimes it’s good to know what the main reason is as it can keep reminding us why we continue with the Read more [...]