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Types Of Martial Arts (part 3)

10. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu It is also known as BJJ. It was developed as one offshoot of judo as the leading newaza of Jigoro (ground work) learner Mitsuyo Maeda went to Brazil in 1914. Mitsuyo Maeda taught the practical techniques to Carlos Gracie, even though it is the less athletic brother of him – Helio Gracie…

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Types Of Martial Arts (part 2)

5. Judo It came about from Kano Jigoro‚Äôs mind in 1882 – he is a Japanese polymath. He produced the art for teaching mental and physical well-being. Not all, it is for promoting morality. Throughout the years, this martial art evolved as well as becoming an Olympic sport. Here, the discipline focuses on takedowns, pins,…

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Types Of Martial Arts (part 1)

The athletes usually showcase the values which martial arts teach – for example, integrity, humility, honor, respect, compassion, courage, and discipline. Martial arts may have begun on the battlefields, yet today, the many styles pull off a means to self-improvement. In other words, it improves the lives of people who practice them. Below are the…

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