Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belts

There is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belts ranking system. In BJJ there is a series of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belts that represent how good/important someone is at Jiu Jitsu. The…

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History of Jiujitsu

The History of Jiujitsu - Jujitsu - Jiu-Jitsu - Ju-Jitsu evolved over 2500 years ago. Its roots is the combination of many teachings that either originated in Japan or were…

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Jiu Jitsu Gi

A Jiu Jitsu Gi is the training uniform, similar to a Judo gi except that the cloth tends to be heavier. Some of the advantages of training with a gi…

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brazilian jiu jitsu technique

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes ground fighting techniques and submission holds involving joint locks and chokeholds. Some of the techniques start when you have your opponent in 'the guard'. This means you…

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gracie jiu jitsu

In the early 1900's, a Japanese prizefighter by the name of Mitsuyo Maeda came to Brazil to try to set up a Japanese community. He was helped out by a…

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