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Our Answers

  1. What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?

    • BJJ stands for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s a martial art that focuses on ground fighting, emphasizing techniques to take the fight to the ground and finish it with joint locks or chokeholds. BJJ originated in the 1920s and evolved from judo. Today, it’s an essential martial art for MMA fighters.

  2. Does BJJ include punches and kicks?

  3. What’s the point of BJJ?

  4. Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the same as Japanese Jiu-Jitsu (JJJ)?

    • No, they are distinct martial arts. BJJ focuses solely on ground fighting, while Japanese Jiu-Jitsu (JJJ) is more comprehensive, including ground techniques, weapons training, and strikes. BJJ is closer to judo than JJJ.

  5. Am I too old to start Jiu-Jitsu?

    • Absolutely not! Age is not a barrier when it comes to learning BJJ. While physical ability and recovery might vary with age, technical skill matters more than strength or speed. Older practitioners (especially those above 40) can still enjoy and benefit from Jiu-Jitsu. Here are some considerations:

  6. Is MMA good for self-defense?

  7. Which is better for self-defense: Boxing or MMA?

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