BJJ for Self Defense in Portland

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Many people ask how Jiu Jitsu for Self defense works. The truth is that most practitioners never want to get involved in a fight and are going to do whatever they can to avoid a fight, instead Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is about knowing that you are prepared when something does happen, it is about feeling… Read more »

Women’s Jiu Jitsu for Fitness and Conditioning

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Listing all the benefits of Women’s Jiu Jitsu would take a multi-volume encyclopedia. Of the many benefits that it offers, the art remains one of the best ways for women to get into great physical condition. At this point, some might be wondering how women’s jiu Jitsu can be an improvement over cardio kickboxing which… Read more »

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu VS Weight Lifting

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When it comes to becoming the fittest you have ever been, there is no workout in the Portland area that is better for you than taking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes. Pavel Tsatsouline, the man that is responsible for having launched the modern kettle bell revolution, once said that one of the worst things that ever… Read more »

Jiu Jitsu School: How to Become Your Best

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Why do people come to train at a jiu jitsu school? If you walk into any training facility and ask people about why they have started training you would see that the answers are as varied as the people themselves are. If you are considering training BJJ in Portland, OR, you may not yet know… Read more »

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 »