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Jiu Jitsu Belts Rankings From White Belt to Red Belt

The ranking system of Jiu Jitsu awards a participant in different colours Jiu Jitsu belts. The colour shows the levels of skills and technical knowledge of participant skills. Similarly Judo Ranking system but now it holding its own unique aspects.

How To Defeat A Sasquatch Using Karate Techniques!

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Jiu Jitsu Belts Ranks With The Jiu Jitsu Gi

Like all martial arts, including Judo and karate, your ranking or experience is depicted by the Jiu Jitsu belts you wear. To get your Jiu Jitsu Belts you must train with the Jiu Jitsu Gi. No Gi training will not improve your belt level. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was created from the traditional Japanese art of judo, gaining its’ own status as a separate art in the early twentieth century.

Jiu Jitsu Gi Training For Kids Self Defense

Many parents like to involve their children in some activity outside school hours, in which they can integrate with children from other schools or surrounding areas, something to give them a focus as well as way to keep fit. Having them train in Bjj with the Jiu Jitsu Gi would be a great start to their self defense lessons.

Has Training In Martial Arts Become Softer?

I can remember my first training session as if it were yesterday! It was 1985, and I’d decided I wanted to try Shotokan Karate. I remember walking into the School hall where the club trained (Portsmouth Karate Club, whose Chief Instructor is Mick Dewey), I and a whole load of new comers.

Jiu Jitsu Gi Techniques – The Basic Concepts

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu differs from its counterparts of Judo and Taekwondo in that the majority of the art is ground work.This means that the fighting is on ground level, learning how to immobilize your opponent, all be it that they are twice your own size.

Rules and Regulations Of Jiu Jitsu Gi Tournaments

Jiu Jitsu with the Jiu Jitsu Gi is the most ancient martial art and it is the art of self defense. Its origin was quite controversial, it was first attributed to India, then China, then Japan, and at last to Brazil-where it became superior to all other styles of jiu-jitsu, making Brazil the world’s center of this precious art.

Genesis of Martial Arts in India

Much has been written about India’s influence over the Chinese martial arts. Some are true and some are unfounded. For instance there is no scholarly consensus that Bodhidharma introduced Indian martial arts to China. The list of travelers from India to China is not limited to Bodhidharma, but a wide variety of merchants and numerous Buddhist scholars such as Ajitasena, Amoghavajra, Bodhivardhana and Buddhapala. If India has had a direct influence on Chinese martial arts, it would be historically inaccurate to place that burden only on one traveler such as Bodhidharma. However, it goes without saying that the Indian influence over China has been enormous. The past ambassador of China to USA, Hu Shih could not have placed India’s influence over its neighbor more clearly, when he stated that, “India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border”.

The Martial Art of Wing Chun

The martial art of Wing Chun was a relatively unknown and obscure style up until the turn of the twentieth century. At that time, Wing Chun was just getting started, and was not practiced by a lot of martial artists. As time passed, it became a dominant force in China, eventually becoming one of the most prominent and recognizable martial arts in existence.

Martial Arts of India

The combative arts (Kshatriya Vidya) practiced in ancient hermitages were based on a comprehensive and interrelated body of knowledge. Eventually with time, their components separated into various independent schools of martial arts and weaponry. Today, India’s martial arts are divided by geographical regions, each characterized by the use of various weapons and empty-handed techniques. This article attempts to provide a bird’s eye view of the various systems and weaponry still in practice today.

Shaolin Kung Fu Technique: How to Perform ‘The Viper Shoots Its Tongue Twice’!

This long-range leg-attack comprising two front kicks delivered by the same leg to the pubic regions, in quick succession is considered one of the ‘Jueming’ or ‘Fatal’ leg-attack techniques. ‘Fatal’ used thus doesn’t mean ‘killer’ or ‘death-dealing’ but destined (fated) to succeed’! However, its other name ‘The Private-Parts Leg-Attack’ suggests it should be taken very seriously indeed together with recommendations that it is only used in dire real-life emergencies.

Ninjutsu – The Secret Martial Art

Ninjutsu has always been a secretive martial art clouded in mystery. Its history is not well documented, as most of what is known about this martial art has been passed down through time from generation to generation, adding to its air of secrecy and mystery. There are some historical records that suggest families from the Koga region of Japan were the creators of this secretive style.

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