Congratulations to everyone from the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team that competed in the December 2012 NAGA Grappling Championships. We took home 2nd place as a team.
The term Ultimate Fighting is a bit of a misnomer. The UFC, or Ultimate Fighting Championship, is a fight promotion that has Mixed Martial Arts fights. People regularly confuse this and refer to the entire sport as Ultimate Fighting. Mixed more »
Traditional wrestling involves taking down your opponent and pinning them. Submission wrestling, or NO GI Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, also relies on technical take down maneuvers to bring the fight to the ground. Once on the ground the fight is won by more »
Grappling is the generic term for any martial art where competitors use techniques and maneuvers to gain physical dominance over their opponent. Typically, when people refer to grappling they are speaking of wrestling, jiu-jitsu, or judo. In mixed martial arts more »
The grappling art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has proven its efficacy in self-defense, as the premier groundfighting discipline, as a good way to get into great shape, and as a basic foundation of an MMA game. History of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brazilian jiu-jitsu was more »