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Olympic Jiu Jitsu: Is Jiu Jitsu In The Olympics?

Brazilian jiu jitsu has exploded in popularity over the last decade with the rise of UFC and mixed martial arts as mainstream sports. But Jiu Jitsu is one of the world’s oldest sports, tracing its origins all the way back to the Japanese samurai. The samurai developed the grappling technique as a means of last […]

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BJJ Questions Gi

How Much Does A BJJ Gi Weigh? Everything you need to know

How much does a Jiu Jitsu gi weight, and why is it important to know? If you’re just starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu one of the first things that you will have to get is a gi to practice in. These are an essential part of training in BJJ and are required for your classes unless […]

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Kids

What Age to Start Jiu Jitsu? A Guide for Parents

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial arts combat sport that teaches self-defense, promotes physical fitness, and builds character. It’s a way of life that has a profound impact on anyone involved in the sport. The benefits of training BJJ are immeasurable for students of all ages, even children. The key to unlocking the physical, social, […]

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BJJ Questions General

How Long Does It Take To Get Good At Jiu Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is both fun and useful for so many reasons, which is why it is so popular nowadays. If you’re considering finding a school that teaches BJJ, you may have some questions. The same is often true if you only recently just started Jiu Jitsu. How long does it take to get good […]

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BJJ Questions Injuries Tips

Can You Do Jiu Jitsu With A Bad Shoulder? Tips On How To Avoid Injury

Everyone gets injured at some point, whether it’s your shoulder or something else. However, in spite of injuries like a bad shoulder, life keeps moving and we have to move right along with it. If you have Jiu Jitsu classes planned, then you are no doubt left with one very important question. I am not […]

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Celebrity

2020’s list of celebrities that train BJJ

A complete list of celebrity BJJ paractitioners Here at Let’s roll BJJ we wanted to make an updated 2020 list of celebrities that train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Many of the lists that we found online were a few years old and lacked some of the celebrities that recently took up BJJ. We will do our […]

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BJJ Questions General

BJJ Open Mat: What is it and should new people attend?

What is open mat time If you’re new to Jiu Jitsu you’re probably not familiar with the term open mat. You may have seen it on the gym schedule, or you’ve overheard teammates ask each other if they’ll be there or not. You’ve probably debated whether or not you should go to an open mat […]

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BJJ etiquette, what to know when training Jiu Jitsu

If you’ve started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu then you may or may not have noticed that certain things are considered to be proper gym etiquette. Some of these things might be written out clearly on posters on the walls of the gym. Other “unwritten rules” may not be obvious to newcomers. Some gyms may not […]

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Kids

What are the biggest benefits of youth sports for children?

Today we’re going to talk about the different benefits of youth sports for children. As well as the stresses and pressure that they can cause on both parents and kids alike. If you are the parent of a young child, entering the world of youth sports can feel extremely overwhelming. The youth sports industrial complex […]

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Gi No Gi Tips

Gi vs No-Gi BJJ: Which One Is Better & Pros and Cons

What’s the difference between gi and no-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? The significant difference between gi and no-gi BJJ is one requires the traditional Jiu Jitsu uniform, often referred to as a gi or kimono, and no-gi does not. No-gi BJJ is usually done in a rash guard and athletic shorts. If you’re brand new and have […]