Introduction Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) spats, known as BJJ spats, are skintight stretchy leggings worn by both male and female practitioners of BJJ – and is one of several items a practitioner will need to train successfully. Although Scramble is the original brand (introducing the concept of spats to the market from Japan), other brands… Read More
How can BJJ Help improve Both your Mental and Physical Health?
Introduction Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ) is a popular form of martial arts as it teaches not only martial arts skills, but helps to improve endurance, keep the body in shape, and also building up strength to take any challenge head-on. Furthermore, as a form of exercise, BJJ can have a positive impact on mental health and… Read More
Martial Arts In The Military
When someone mentions the word military, what comes to mind? Probably high-tech gear, insane weapons, tanks and ships, and all that. When someone talks about martial arts, the first thing that might pop inside your head might be hand-to-hand combat and flying daggers. But can you imagine martial arts in the military? Sounds absurd, we… Read More
Does Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improve Functional Fitness in Elderly Men?
Research Paper Title 12 Weeks of Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improves Functional Fitness in Elderly Men. Background Worldwide, there are up to 900 million people over 60 years old, of which more than half are physically inactive. Low physical fitness seems to be the major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and mortality in this population. Alternative… Read More
Is Four Weeks of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training Sufficient to Promote a Significant increase in Muscle Strength in Beginners?
Research Paper Title Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training as an Alternative Method to Improve Maximal Strength of Upper Limbs in Beginners. Background The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of 4 weeks of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) training on the maximum strength of the upper limbs (UL) in beginners. Methods Thirty-eight untrained individuals… Read More
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