It is necessary to take some time to clear up this unbelievably pervasive misconception, that you have to "get into shape" before training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Here are three reasons why that's just not true.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be more fun than just about anything you've ever done before, but it can also be frustrating. Here are three quick tips to help you enjoy your time on the mats from a BJJ black belt gym owner with two decades of experience.
Getting your kids into martial arts can be a bit of a challenge, especially for the younger ones. Picking a good school is essential.
Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California. He was the son of Eurasian parents, Lee Hoi Chuen and his wife Grace Ho. His father was an actor in the Chinese opera. Early in Bruce's childhood, the family decided to leave...
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art, self-defense system that specializes in the ground aspect of combat, it focuses on joint manipulations and chokes to control or submit your opponent while absorbing the least amount of punishment possible. It's applications vary from law enforcement to sport Jiu-jitsu as well as Mixed Martial Arts or (MMA). It's been called the gentle art because the practitioner doesn't need to be very athletic or big to excel.
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Many people want to learn martial arts for several reasons, including fitness, self-defense, or inner peace. Different martial arts styles focus on one or two of these aspects. In this article, I will give you some steps to help you choose which martial art to study.
Credit: www.1800-sports.com Quoted by UFC’s manager Dana White, Kimbo Slice was said never to step foot inside the octagon. Being the name and face that the UFC had worked so long to prove that it was not, Kimbo Slice began making his name by beating up random non-trained fighters on...
Learn how to cut Around 11.5 kilograms (25 pounds) for Wrestling, Brazilian Jiujitsu, Kickboxing, and MMA competition! With most weigh-ins taking place the day before the bout, the process of safely cutting water weight and properly rehydrating has become a very important aspect of preparing for a fight. This is a guide for competitors who are looking to lose 7 kilograms (15 pounds) by following a proper diet, and are looking to drop the last few pounds 5 kilograms (11 pounds) in water weight a few days before competition.
Despite the fact that they actually have little cross over in terms of fan base, boxing and mixed martial arts are seen as rival sports by many. Because of this some also postulate on how a boxer would perform under MMA rules. To date there are few top fighters from either discipline that have switched to the other, although there are several notable examples.