What is Not Allowed in Brazilian jiu-jitsu?

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What Is Not Allowed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu The rules of Brazilian jiu-jitsu are not as strict as other martial arts. Below are some of the moves you are not allowed in BJJ: 1-  No striking with the hands or feet. Brazilian jiu-jitsu does not allow any striking with the hands or feet. This includes punching, kicking, […]

Do I Have to Be in Shape to Join Jiu-Jitsu?

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Do I have to be in shape to join Jiu-Jitsu? If you have ever wanted to be in the best shape of your life and want to learn one of the most effective martial arts, you should seriously consider giving Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a try. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is considered an “old school” martial art. The Brazilian […]

Is jiu-jitsu good for self-defense?

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Is Jiu-Jitsu Good for Self-Defense?    Jiu-Jitsu is a practical martial art that teaches practitioners to fight in the clinch and ground. Most people make the mistake of thinking that Brazilian jiu-jitsu is just a fighting or self-defense system. It is a martial art that teaches you to take all kinds of other sports and […]

It’s Never Too Late to Start Jiu-Jitsu!

It’s Never Too Late to Start Jiu-Jitsu! Some people think that if they start too late in life, it will be more difficult for them to be on the same skill level as their classmates. This is a myth because, better or worse, everyone has to work hard and train consistently. Many people make excuses […]