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The Most Important Techniques for the BJJ Beginner

Beginning a new sport or activity can be a little bit intimidating, especially something as technically precise as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is an art that provides a lifetime of challenges and rewards for the practitioner. But as the saying goes “A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step”, your BJJ journey begins … Continue reading "The Most Important Techniques for the BJJ Beginner"

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MMA for Beginners: All That You Need to Know Before You Start

The popularity of Mixed Martial Arts has made it one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. It is exciting, fast-paced, intense, and physically challenging. There are gyms opening in many areas that offer training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Boxing. Each of these disciplines are key components of the Mixed Martial Arts … Continue reading "MMA for Beginners: All That You Need to Know Before You Start"

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Debate Between Takedowns vs. Pulling Guard

In the Jiu Jitsu world, there are few debates that polarize practitioners more than the idea of the takedown vs. pulling guard as being the “best” or most effective method of winning a Jiu Jitsu match. While both are integral and essential components of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are differing schools of thought on which … Continue reading "Debate Between Takedowns vs. Pulling Guard"

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What is the Best Way to Learn Jiu Jitsu?

The old expression “Practice Makes Perfect” has recently been amended to include “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect”. This is to drive home the idea that the application of proper technique is essential to learning any new skill or craft correctly. What this doesn’t take into consideration is the learning curve involved, the inevitable mistakes made along … Continue reading "What is the Best Way to Learn Jiu Jitsu?"

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Why Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu considered to be the “Best” Martial Arts System?

There’s a lot of buzz about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu being the “Best” martial arts or fighting system, and there’s truth to that. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been referred to as “folding clothes with the people still in them”, and “3-D Kinetic Chess”. The popularity of the system is more than just a fad, and its … Continue reading "Why Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu considered to be the “Best” Martial Arts System?"

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Traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: What’s the difference?

Traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu look very similar from the first glance and both share a common lineage and many of the same techniques. The sports differ however both in concepts and in execution. In the simplest terms, the centuries-old traditional Japanese art of Jiu-Jitsu (often dated to the 8th Century AD) begins from … Continue reading "Traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: What’s the difference?"

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Jiu Jitsu Rebounds After COVID-19

As we leave 2020 behind and the country starts to recover from COVID-19, one thing is clear: people love to exercise. Gyms and fitness facilities have been one of the most in-demand openings, with clients eager to get back to their exercise routines. Jiu Jitsu is no different. Participants of the sport are returning to … Continue reading "Jiu Jitsu Rebounds After COVID-19"

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Jiu Jitsu in 2021 in Hampton Roads

Is 2021 going to be your year? The year you get into the best physical and mental health of your life? If that’s your goal, then Breakaway Jiu Jitsu is your one-stop solution. Combining martial arts, self-defense, and combat, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu focuses on grappling over striking or hitting. The sport was developed over 100 … Continue reading "Jiu Jitsu in 2021 in Hampton Roads"

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Jiu Jitsu Gift Certificate in Hampton Roads

The holidays are finally here! This year give the gift of good health, increased strength and flexibility, and peace of mind with a Breakaway Jiu Jitsu gift certificate in Hampton Roads. Not only does a Jiu Jitsu gift certificate make the perfect holiday stocking stuffer for family and friends, but it also provides a lot … Continue reading "Jiu Jitsu Gift Certificate in Hampton Roads"