The Gentle Art
The Japanese word Jiujitsu translated literally is the "gentle art"
As such, Brazilian Jiujitsu is a ground grappling based martial arts that relies on leverage to achieve a non-violent submission of one's opponents. As a grappling martial art it focuses on the close contact grappling techniques to lead to the application of a choke a joint lock. It was specifically designed so that a smaller, weaker person can defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent.
While Brazilian Jiujitsu is a great workout, it has also been called human chess. It is a highly technical skill that leads to endless learning which is of great enjoyment to most practitioners.
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