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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"

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Judo Now Offered in Newport News Virginia

Judo was established in 1882 by Jigoro Kano and has roots in the ancient Japanese art of Jiu Jitsu.  Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu look similar until looking closer at their origins and specific techniques. The objective in Judo is to subdue or immobilize the opponent using thrusts and strikes with hands and feet, however, … Continue reading "Judo Now Offered in Newport News Virginia"

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Jiu Jitsu Six-Week Intro Program

You have been reading information about Jiu Jitsu.  You already know that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a great way to learn self-defense, lose weight, gain muscle strength, and make lifelong friends.  You may even be wondering how you would do in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitions.  More importantly, you know that Breakaway Jiu Jitsu is … Continue reading "Jiu Jitsu Six-Week Intro Program"