There is so much variation between gyms, I am wondering how the official BJJ graduation works?
I tried looking for grappling mats online and they are really pricey, ranging from ~150 to $600 or more. Or for puzzle mats, each square is about $35 and the two sites I went to (one was fighters ...
Renzo Gracie's book Mastering Jujitsu makes the interesting and not otherwise repeated claim that BJJ is descended directly from Fusen-Ryu rather than Judo. Allegedly, while Judo was cleaning up at ...
I'm 20 years old, and currently working as an IT professional (meaning I am busy). I want to learn either Muay Thai or BJJ. How many times a week is ideal for me to fully learn? Is 2 times a week ...
2 months ago I went to Muay Thai training session. I forgot my bandages and went on training. After the session I felt a little bit of pain in my wrist. The next day I had BJJ training. Everything ...
Do all schools of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) come from the same original source? Or did some come down different path ways and hop on to the BJJ marketing wagon?
A little background on the situation: You can be in either sitting / butterfly or on your back in open guard Opponent is on one knee, other one up DLR, 1 Leg X-guard, full x-guard, hooking sweeps ...
In North America, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practice and instruction is quite different from what is found in schools of Jiu-Jitsu that describe themselves as Japanese. Are the two martial arts still ...
I find it quite tricky to maintain a closed guard as I shortish legs, I find that its not that hard for someone to break it open. Is there any good advice on how to keep a good closed guard if you ...