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August 2015

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belts – Their Meaning And Progression


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu differs from most other martial arts in that belt rank is something that simply does not come rapidly in BJJ. In most schools, the average student will work for years just to get their next Brazilian jiu-jitsu belt rank. This has a lot to do with the fact that in BJJ the ability [...]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belts – Their Meaning And Progression2015-08-03T00:16:22+00:00

July 2015

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, A Modern Self-Defense Method And Sport Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ for short) is a martial art, a combat sport, and a self-defense method that originated in Brazil in the early part of the 20th century. A direct descendant of Kodokan judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a grappling art that focuses on taking the opponent to [...]

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?2015-07-25T19:31:31+00:00

December 2014

Jiu-Jitsu Training: Gi vs No-Gi


Updated June 25, 2019 The 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are Gi and No-Gi, and just as the name implies, one form (the original and most common form) uses a traditional "kimono" or gi, while in the other practitioners wear shorts and a rash guard.  Most grapplers who train in BJJ train in the traditional [...]

Jiu-Jitsu Training: Gi vs No-Gi2019-06-26T09:59:39+00:00