MMA is gradually gaining popularity among sports lovers. Most people take up MMA for fitness or because they want to be professional fighters. Nevertheless, you do not have to be a fighter to sign up for MMA training. You can sign up just to enjoy the sport as well as improve your general health. Some MMA gyms even offer Jiu-Jitsu classes for kids.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu came to be through an interesting mix of eastern martial arts and immigration. During the turn of the 20th century, new industrial and political advances in japan led to a treaty with Brazil, which opened up immigration and led to a rush of rural, poverty-stricken Japanese to settle in South America. Read more
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has become quite the trendy fighting style yet most people don’t know there is a difference between this form of Jiu Jitsu and Japanese traditional Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has resulted from a combination of different Judo techniques. Japanese Jiu Jitsu grappling techniques are fundamental to Judo. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between these two different types of Jiu Jitsu.
Participating in a mixed martial arts match pushes your body to the limit. Your body likely feels exhausted after a match. Yet, as an athlete, you want to recover as quickly as possible so you can get back out there in the ring. However, returning too quickly can lead to injury if you’re not careful. Read more
Don’t wait till the last week to prepare. Preparing for an MMA fight isn’t something you can wing last minute and hope for the best. When you’re up there fighting your opponent, you’re really fighting their training. Whoever prepares the best will most likely come out on top. How can you prepare for an MMA fight?