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10 Reasons to Try BJJ

Brazilian Jiu jitsu has a long history and tradition and today has won many followers around the world. It has continued to gain popularity and became not only a competitive combat system but also transitioned into a martial art that made it appealing and accessible to more people, including women, kids, and athletes.

1. Health. One of the main benefits of jiu-jitsu is its health benefits. Brazilian Jiu jitsu is a full-body exercise where you will be using every muscle group in the body. A lot of people find BJJ more exciting than running on a treadmill or lifting weights in a gym.

2. Self-Defense. Brazilian jiu jitsu is a very effective martial art for self-defense, especially if the fight is taken to the ground. Since BJJ is self-defense based on technique and not strength, it can be suitable for everyone, regardless of size, shape, and strength.

3. New physical activity. Sometimes, going to the regular gym can become boring and a lot of people find that BJJ can be more fun. 

4. Get in shape. For those looking to lose weight, BJJ is known as a great way to get in shape and shed off those extra pounds. 

5. Build Confidence. Training in jiu jitsu involves trying out things despite the fact that they may not work for you right away. BJJ training on a regular basis teaches that failure means learning and becoming stronger for it. Over time, learning all these things whill make you realize that you can accomplish much when you put your mind to it, and this in turn leadsto unshakeable confidence. 

6. Develop critical thinking. BJJ is a sport that teaches combat techniques that can be used in real life scenario. It aids your ability to concentrate, evaluate and analyze information and find an effective solution.

7. Stress relief. Stress is a part of life. However, when it becomes chronic , stress can be overwhelming. There are several effective ways to manage stress and one of these is physical activity. BJJ training shifts your focus and brings you to the present moment where you learn skills and how to apply them. Being patient on the mats can also help you manage stress.


8. Join a Community. The BJJ community is a very supportive group that is there with you every step of the way. Their encouragement and positivity can help you manage life's daily challenges. 

9. Make New Friends. BJJ groups have amazingly strong friendships built in them. It brings people together and builds lasting friendships based on common goals and values. 

10. It's a Lifestyle. Joining BJJ is about adopting habits and attitudes that support positive and healthy living. It leads to a new body awareness and your experiences on the mat will positively influence every aspect of your everyday life. 

Here at Global Brazilian Jiu jitsu, we have students from white belt to black belts. We are led by Master Denis Pinto who has over 200 fights and multiple world titles from IBJJF. You can come and try out a class with us, sign up on Whether you are a seasoned student or new student eager to learn, come try a class with the best BJJ in Naples.


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