Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or BJJ is a martial art, a combat sport and a self-defense system. The main focus is on a technique. By using appropriate tactics in case of an assault, its guiding principle gives an idea that a much weaker man can defend themselves.


Gracie Jiu Jitsu


This system was designed in Brazil in the 1920s when a Judo master Mitsuyo Maeda educated the son of an influential

Jiu Jitsu keeps you in shape, mentally & physically

keeping calm in the midst of a storm

businessman, Carlos Gracie, this technique. After creating a school in California, the Gracie family distribute their skill in America. The sport gained international popularity after several martial arts tournaments held in the 1990s; when Royce Gracie fought and won four times against physically bigger opponents. These Ultimate Fighting Championships established many thought this would be of great advantage for young folks and that a considerably smaller opponent could protect themselves when needed.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu may be developed for self-defense, sport grappling tours and mixed martial arts. Sparring together with the competition plays an important part in training. The rules are extremely complicated and different tournaments may change in rules, but the key idea is always to earn points by enhancing or advancing your position. The fight is won immediately by tapping in instances of joint or choking lock pressure in the event the challenger gives up. This sport is sometimes called a type of ‘human chess’ due to its complexity and the doctrine of ‘Brain over Brawn’.



Jiu Jitsu for everyone

BJJ is appropriate for both genders and all ages, from little kids to senior citizens. The principle of employing techniques instead of raw power turns the opponent’s attack energy to your own benefit. The individual learns to control a serious situation without damaging someone or getting damage.

The aforementioned facts contribute to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu being a great sport for kids. It includes no kicks. As the training could be demanding, nevertheless, it does supply youth with discipline as well as the sport demands dedication, regularity and repeat until perfected. Employed correctly and when educated, it is fun, a wonderful ability and it helps with fitness and muscle growth. After reaching this point, they’ll shortly improve their strength, mobility, coordination and balance. In the long run, the training of martial arts will help their well-being.


BJJ builds character

As it instills young people work ethics and social skills, there’s a positive psychological facet of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. They learn not to give up or become negative even when things get overly frustrating, they adopt a positive approach that is general, they listen to instructions, work in a team and value their teachers, parents and other players. And additionally practicing any martial art is a great means of making new friends, which is extremely important in early phases of life.

One of BJJ’s best advantages is in the fact that it may be put to great use, should a young person have to defend themselves. This is especially true with the increasing instances of intimidation in several areas. Children learn to defend themselves without the utilization of violence and the procedures that are adopted make them feel safe and more confident in everyday life.


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