Club profiles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a grappling based martial art and sport that originates from kodokan judo in Japan. It was developed and modified in Brazil by members of the Gracie Family.  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu eventually formed into its own combat sport through the innovations of the Gracie family, and became an essential skill in the sport of MMA. It has now exploded in popularity worldwide due to the fact anybody regardless of fitness levels can excel in the sport.