Posts tagged bjj
BJJ Matches: Context, Starting, and Sparring Info

When you first begin Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you may not understand what exactly a match, rolling, or sparring is. Is it wrestling? Is it fighting? On the surface, a BJJ match is simply wrestling around—sometimes with submissions and sometimes without, sometimes from standing and sometimes not. It seems simple enough, but there are a few nuances that will help you get the bigger picture.

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15 BJJ Training Tips for Beginners

When you first start training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), you may feel overwhelmed with the amount that you are expected to know. Additionally, it’s not just technique that you must learn; there is a steep learning curve to the gym culture, class structure, and social dynamics.

Not everything is explained, and sometimes you cross a line you didn’t even know existed. Those trial-by-fire lessons can be painful, but hopefully this list will enlighten you and save you the burn of learning the hard way.

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Justin Murphybeginner, bjj, training, tips