What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ?
Simply put Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a ground based martial art which uses leverage and technique to control an opponent. This was designed by the Gracie family so that a smaller person could be able to effectively defend themselves. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is useful in a fight or self defense situation and it also contains a rich competitive community.
Why do people train Brazilian Jiu jitsu ?
Along with being an incredibly effective martial art and form of self defense. Brazilian Jiu jitsu also provides people with a number of different benefits. Everything from improved health, fitness and stress relief, to meeting new people and becoming part of a team. Oftentimes people start Brazilian Jiu jitsu because they are interested in learning the martial art and later find that it has an incredibly positive effect on their whole life.
These intangibles, along with the ability to defend yourself, get incredibly fit and feel great physically, are all reasons to come in and see how Jiu Jitsu can work for you.