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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Beginners

Written on December 14, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Gaining world recognition in the 1990's, the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the many martial arts used in MMA. That's why Fighting Insider is bringing some basic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu moves for the aspiring fighters.

It is important for someone who aspires to be a mixed martial artist to learn some techniques. One of the famous martial arts used in MMA is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It is a martial art, combat sport and self-defense system that puts emphasis on grappling and ground fighting. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu originated from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan Judo in the early 20th century. Gaining world fame in 1990 when Royce Gracie won the first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship, it teaches that a smaller and weaker person can defend himself against bigger and stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique.

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