Category: New to BJJ

Mental Health, wellbeing and BJJ

During these tough times of Covid-19, some people may be feeling sad or depressed. Exercise is the key to maintaining good, balanced mental health. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be that exercise for you. BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) is a very good sport for getting active, and for just taking your mind off casual life and other worries….

As a child, what can I expect on my first day of BJJ?

As a child, BJJ or Brazillian Jiu Jitsu can be very scary on the first day. You will see things that you are may not be accustomed to such as people throwing each other, or arm bar, or choking. It can be daunting at first, and a little uncomfortable. However, do not be afraid of…

How long does it take to get your Blue Belt in BJJ?

Unlike other Martial Arts, BJJ Belt promotions do not use tick boxes that can allow you to get promoted quickly through the belt rankings (Think Taekwondo or Karate). Therefore there really is no easy way to fast track promotions. On average, it takes around 2 years. But it could take a lot longer, or a…