Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. BJJ centres around the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger and stronger assailant. By using joint locks and chokes it possible for a smaller person to defeat a larger opponent.
BJJ training can be used in grappling tournaments. However it is a valid form of self-defense and does serve its purpose. Sparring and live drilling are big parts of a regular training session and can increase your general fitness and strength.
Jiujitsu is not just a Martial Art, its a sport, a workout, a friend group; and ultimately a way of life.
Benefits of Jiujitsu
The live training and sparring that are involved in Jiujitsu are some of the best workouts you can take part in
Jiujitsu is compared to 'human chess' the high amounts of focus needed during training are linked to meditation like benefits and can have positive effects on our mental health
As with most Martial Arts Jiujitsu provides a valid form of self defence and will equip you greater confidence knowing you can defend yourself.