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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ)

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art, a combat sport from Brazil based on ground fighting and submission holds, developed from judo and jujutsu.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu concentrates on the art of taking an opponent into the floor, controlling the rival, gaining a dominant position and utilizing lots of methods to induce them to submission via joint guards or chokeholds.

The sport was developed around 1920 by five Brazilian brothers after one of them was taught by a travelling Judoka. Over time they developed a unique style, which has become Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, one of the essential martial arts for MMA.

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