Bottom Line: blood chokes are the most common type of choke used in martial arts, such as BJJ and MMA. They work by cutting off

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The hardest part of starting something new is just getting started. This is especially true for something like BJJ. It can be scary, or daunting,

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In the early days of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, the gi, or kimono, was a huge part of the martial art – reminiscent of other traditional martial

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As with most combat sports, BJJ competitors are separated by weight classes. Meaning, most of the time, you can expect to compete against people of

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Like most traditional martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu athletes wear a Gi, and along with the Gi, have a system of colored belts to show students’

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