How to care, choose, size and the rules around your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Gi (kimono) for competitions and training!
Why buy a BJJ Gi? If you do not have a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Gi, you may be confused as to why you would ever even need one? There are two styles of BJJ - training in Gi (kimono) and training with no-Gi. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an elite sports, known for its...read more
Choosing a martial art suitable for you? The choice to train BJJ or deciding which martial art is suitable for the individual, boils down to personal choice. There are stand up martial arts like kickboxing and Muay Thai, Judo does pins and throws and then Brazilian...read more
So, you’re considering training your teens in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – BJJ? One of the best decisions you will make for your teen. You know, raising teenagers is hard going! They can be moody, temperamental, argumentative and they definitely know more than you! Emotions...read more
How martial arts evolved. Kanō Jigorō (Japanese Jiu Jitsu), Mitsuyo Maeda (Judo) and the Gracie Family (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)
The difference between Japanese Jiu Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? The Gracie Jiu Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Jiu Jitsu or Ju Jitsu If you look into Japanese history, Jiu Jitsu could be traced back into thousands of years. Chen Yuan Ping created Jiu Jitsu in the...read more
The 5 coloured BJJ belt system – when training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and what you’ll learn on the journey!
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Adults Ranking System by C2 Martial Arts | Sep 29, 2020 | bjj training , martial arts | 1 comment The Gracie Jiu Jitsu family created the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ranking system and a coloured belt system to display a practitioners current skill level,...read more
How Covid 19 affected our BJJ family and club So Covid 19 came around and caused a change in the way we did life. It affected our home life, work life, training life, social life and how we interacted with others. Some people felt isolated, some people were happy, it...read more
Your first lesson: Expectations vs reality So you’ve decided to do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, congratulations! It is a martial arts you won’t regret. So you walk into a BJJ dojo, hopefully lots of people are smiling and greeting you, introducing themselves. We pride...read more
If you are a parent of a young girl, you should enroll your pre-teen/teen into Brazilian jiu jitsu at C2 Martial Arts, Ocean Reef (7 minutes from Joondalup). Our world is ever changing and it’s not getting better unfortunately, the crime rate is exponential, and it is...read more
A few weekends ago, Legion 13 got together and had an 'in-house' competition. Legion 13 is huge. Legion 13 has over 13 affiliates, with at least 11 of the in Australia. Legion 13 has been founded by Grayson West. A 2 dan black belt under De Been Jiu Jitsu. It was a...read more
I was talking to a mum at my son’s school and she was in tears. She was telling me that her son was getting bullied at school. This usually causes anxiety and pain for the children exposed to bullying, and the effects on parents can be heartbreaking. She had tears...read more