Have you been thinking about trying out Jiu-Jitsu? Whether you want to get fit, learn self-defence, or try something new, your first class can be intimidating. With a little preparation, you can walk into your local Jiu-Jitsu gym feeling like a pro. Here are some tips you should observe.
One of the most essential things for Jiu Jitsu is a clean Gi. A bulky, tough material; often absorbing sweat. Ever had a partner that left a pungent wake? Most definitely they forgot to wash their Gi after last class, left their Gi in their gym bag overnight! Or perhaps a newbie didn’t know when […]
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 […]
Marcus Soares Words of Wisdom 45 Years of Studying “The Art of BJJ” Jiu-Jitsu was created over 2,500 years ago, by the Monastery Monks with very deep knowledge of the anatomy of the Human Body. They developed techniques of self defense to protect themselves against aggressors with no intent to hurt them. The art travelled […]