Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu Skills Using These Tips

Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu Skills Using These Tips

For new Jiu-Jitsu practitioners, the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may be vast and near incomprehensible. There are so many movements, techniques, counters, and holds, all of which meld together into a fluid arsenal that a practitioner uses to best their opponents. Furthermore, those who are advanced enough engage in a contest of wits as much… Read more »

Essential Jiu-Jitsu Gear to Keep in Your Bag

Essential Jiu-Jitsu Gear to Keep in Your Bag

There’s no question that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can get rough. To maintain good physical condition, there are a few items you should bring with you to class to remain well protected. You want to bring the right gear so you can continue to practice and improve unhindered by nuisances and more serious injuries. Here is some… Read more »

Essential Jiu-Jitsu Moves and Concepts for Beginners

Essential Jiu-Jitsu Moves and Concepts for Beginners

At the start of your journey into the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you might be unsure as to what skills you should hone to become the best fighter you can be. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu involves countless techniques and variations of those techniques, and it can be easy to become caught up in chasing the flashy moves… Read more »

A Guide to the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt System

A Guide to the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt System

Like some other martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu uses a belt ranking system to mark the progress of students as they develop in skill. To the uninitiated, the different colors may not hold much meaning. But for practitioners of BJJ, earning each rank is reflective of the great amount of time and effort that one puts… Read more »

5 Finger Injuries That You May Get In BJJ and Muay Thai Class

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Practicing or learning martial arts helps in improving your physical and mental health. You also get to learn skills that can help you defend yourself. Martial arts classes are ever-increasing in popularity. By 2017, an estimated 2.38 million Americans aged above six years were participating in martial arts fitness programs.   Your Muay Thai class… Read more »

5 Ways a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class Will Help Your Child Off the Mat

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Forget about the video games and cartoons — jiu jitsu class is one of the best gifts you can give your child.   About two-thirds of parents worry about their child spending excessive time on electronic devices. Sadly, parents are responsible for making these electronic devices available for the child.   If this is the… Read more »

Three Reasons Why You Should Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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There was a time when the only type of martial arts that the typical person could learn was karate. However, in this day and age are many options available for those who want to learn martial arts — and many reasons why a person may want to dedicate themselves to such a task. Perhaps one… Read more »

BJJ Injury Prevention: How to Stay Safe in the Studio

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It’s recommended that children over the age of two engage in at least an hour of moderate physical activity per day — and adults should follow their lead. Martial arts classes can be an excellent way to stay active, become part of a community, and develop valuable skills. But in order to get the most… Read more »

The Gracie Jiu Jitsu Journey

If you study Gracie Jiu Jitsu from a reputable Instructor/Academy it will be one of the most exciting and challenging journeys you will ever take. Gracie Jiu Jitsu is not just about self-defense or getting in shape. It is about understanding yourself, those around you and life in general at a deeper level. When you… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

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As a longstanding martial arts tradition, Jiu Jitsu is an excellent tool for the body and the mind alike. Due to recent popularity, Jiu Jitsu classes are available all around the world. Whether you’re experienced or just starting out, the benefits of Jiu Jitsu are numerous. There is no shortage of available practices and traditions… Read more »