Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

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Jiu Jitsu Culture

A different facet to the BJJ Heroes website, this “Jiu Jitsu Culture” segment tries to shed light on a few of the subjects that jiu jitsu athletes and enthusiasts follow and that make grappling a unique sport.

Jiu Jitsu Citizens

For many, BJJ was the only way out of a life of certain poverty, the only way in to becoming a productive member of modern day society, this article speaks about them and about jiu jitsu as a way to make champions outside the match arena.

Jiu Jitsu vs. Luta Livre

A chronological account of one of the biggest rivalries in martial arts history and the events that led to it. The jiu jitsu vs. luta livre lasted for almost a century, starting in the early 1930’s until de end of the 20th century.

Being a Master

Fantastic text written by Protocolo BJJ and Eduardo Flexa, describing the essence of being a good coach in extraordinary circumstances. An example to follow in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Families in BJJ

There is a famous quote in jiu jitsu that says: “jiu-jitsu é a única arte marcial que tem família” (jiu-jitsu is the only martial art that has a family), though my knowledge of all martial arts isn’t strong enough for me to attest the truthfulness of this statement, my understanding of the background and the history of the sport can certainly verify that strong family ties are what helped build this sport/martial art.