Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Women

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Women

Brazilian jiu jitsu for women– some people look at it a bit skeptical and wonder why women choose to roll around in a very active competition with one another and men. But most of the people who actively wonder never have taken the time out to ask one of those women why they train Brazilian jiu jitsu,… Read more »

How Jiu Jitsu Tournaments Improve Your Game

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To someone who trains BJJ for fun, fitness, self defense, or just the enjoyment of club rolling, Jiu Jitsu tournaments might not be something they wish to participate in. They might not have a desire to be active competitors and they might not feel they have the time to dedicate to the preparation required to… Read more »

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Positions

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Positions Brazilian Jiu Jitsu remains an interesting martial art because it is primarily a ground fighting system. Now, BJJ is not the only ground fighting/grappling art in existence but it is rather unique in the sense that it promotes position over submission and attacks. What does this mean? The art seeks to… Read more »

Jiu Jitsu Tips, for All

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A comprehensive listing of Jiu Jitsu tips would be a little difficult to provide. The reason is that people have different body structures, strengths/weaknesses, and approaches to their training. There are, however, quite a number of common tips for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which can greatly help your ability to get the most out of the game…. Read more »

Japanese Jiu Jitsu Vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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The topic of Japanese Jiu Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that never seems to go away. There is a bit of confusion among those who might be new to the martial arts as to what is the difference between traditional Japanese Jiu Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The difference between the two is quite… Read more »

Jiu Jitsu Fighter

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Do you want to be a Jiu Jitsu fighter? If so you are chasing a noble goal and you can attain great success. The first step would be to define what exactly a fighter of Jiu Jitsu actually would be. A Jiu Jitsu fighter is a practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu who moves out of… Read more »

BJJ Grappling Submissions

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Grappling submissions are found in many different styles of the martial arts. You will find them in mixed martial arts, traditional arts, self-defense programs, and, of course, submission wrestling. On the surface, there may seem to be a great many different submissions which make up the totality of concession moves. This might be the perceptions… Read more »

Jiu Jitsu Competition How To Get Ready

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There are some myths surrounding the world of Jiu Jitsu competition and these myths have the unfortunate effect of keeping people who would greatly benefit from taking part in these competitions from actually trying their hand at them. So, let’s take a little time out to dispel some of these myths. First, you do not… Read more »

Getting those Jiu Jitsu Drills Done

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Not everyone likes to take part in Jiu Jitsu drills because they find them the less appealing aspect of training. Most students of the art prefer to learn a few techniques in class and then take part in free rolling. This is not always the very best approach to training because there is a huge… Read more »

Find The Right BJJ Instructor

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You cannot teach yourself Jiu Jitsu. You need to study under a qualified Jiu Jitsu instructor who can help develop your skills and talents. Who knows? You may learn so much about the art from a qualified instructor that you may end up becoming an instructor yourself. Under the right hands, a really great instructor… Read more »