WHAT IS BRAZIL­IAN JIU-JITSU?

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Brazil­ian jiu-jitsu is a mar­tial art and com­bat sport that com­bines self­de­fence and judo tech­niques with grap­pling and ground fight­ing.

It was de­rived from Ja­panese mar­tial art Kodokan Judo in the early 1900s and is now one of the fastest grow­ing mar­tial arts in the world.

The art pro­motes the idea that smaller people can suc­cess­fully de­fend them­selves against stronger at­tack­ers by us­ing proper tech­niques, lever­age and tak­ing the fight to the ground.

Com­peti­tors win matches on points or by forc­ing their op­po­nent into sub­mis­sion.

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