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5 Reasons why you should train Jiu-Jitsu

We listed 5 reasons for you to practice Jiu-Jitsu, but there are other million reasons why you should do it.

Can anybody list more reasons on the comments below?

And if you know someone that really needs to know about Jiu-Jitsu benefits tag or send them this post. Let’s help more people get to know Jiu-Jitsu.

1. Self Defense

Jiu-Jitsu was created to level the playing field, so that smaller and weaker people could handle themselves against bigger and stronger opponents. Also a street fight will most probably end on the ground, enabling you to incapacitate your opponent with submissions if you need to do so.

2. Get in Shape

One of the benefits of Jiu-Jitsu is how much your body changes without you realizing it. In a Jiu-Jitsu practice you will use all your body, it is a full workout. Constant drilling sessions and sparring will certainly have an effect on your body!It will also have important effect increasing your flexibility and mobility, which is great to keep your body healthy and active.

3. Get More Confidence

Increase confidence not only in your training, but in every aspect of your life. You'll start to value your overall health. BJJ will push your limitations, urging you to not give up when things get tough. It will show you how you can effectively stop an opponent that is physically larger and stronger than you are, teaching you to truly love and care for your body.

Feeling good about yourself is an excellent step to gaining self-respect and improving overall self-esteem.

4. Be a Better Person

Jiu-Jitsu will keep you humble. Even if you're the most athletic person, you'll probably experience getting submitted by someone. And there is nothing wrong with that. Despite being an individual sport, there is something about Jiu-Jitsu that brings everybody together. This is because when someone improve their game it will help all the others in the gym.

5. Make Good Friends

The best parto of training Jiu-Jitsu is making new friends. People that you probably would never meet before, you start calling family because they share the same passion as you do and they understand you like no one else. You share the mats and trust the person you're training with and that creates a strong bond with all BJJ practicioners.

So tell us, which of the 5 reasons are you into Jiu-Jitsu?

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