Before Joining BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or BJJ for short, is a complex Martial Art that focuses on ground confrontation or grappling. Remember, most physical encounters will end up on the ground. If you are considering learning this gentle art, we encourage you to read the articles below. In the greater Houston area, there are over 60 jiu-jitsu schools. Knowing how to evaluate the schools, could save you time, money, and grief.

How to Choose a Jiu-Jitsu Martial Art School

How to Choose a Jiu-Jitsu Martial Art School

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is about implementing techniques with proper angles and not the use of strength or force. Selecting the proper school that has a good curriculum-based teaching… Read more »

A Beginners’ Guide to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belts and Ranking System

A Beginners’ Guide to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belts and Ranking System

There are two prominent competing federations creating the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belts ranking rules, Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) and International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF). SJJIF is non-profit… Read more »