JIU-JITSU IS FOR EVERYONE
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Jiu-jitsu originated in Japan and was developed as a self-defense system for samurai warriors. It was later adapted and refined in Brazil into what is now known as Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Jiu-jitsu primarily focuses on ground fighting, where practitioners use techniques such as joint locks and chokeholds to control and submit their opponents. It also includes takedowns and throws.
In addition to being an effective self-defense system, jiu-jitsu is also a great way to improve physical fitness. It provides a full-body workout that can improve strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance.
Training in jiu-jitsu can also help boost confidence and develop problem-solving skills. Practitioners learn to remain calm under pressure and find solutions to difficult situations.
Overall, jiu-jitsu is a rewarding martial art that can provide numerous benefits both physically and mentally.
NZBJJ is affiliated with Gledson Cigano Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.