1. IMPROVED MENTAL HEALTH
We sometimes overlook our mental health and discard the importance of maintaining it. But, whether we like it or not, our mental state profoundly impacts our choices, behaviors, habits, and quality of life.
Practising Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fantastic way to improve our mental health and keep it elevated. Because the sport involves continual growth and improvement, there is an inherent feeling of progression and fulfilment. Plus, physical activity as a whole is incredibly beneficial for our mental health, and countless studies show that it reduces the risk of depression and makes us happier and more optimistic.
2. WEIGHT LOSS
To lose weight, you need to be in a calorie deficit. In doing so, you force the body to start using fat for fuel and get the remaining calories it needs to keep functioning. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is fantastic because it’s challenging and helps us burn lots of calories. It’s not uncommon for fighters to burn upward of 500 calories in a single session. That alone adds up and can lead to significant weight loss without you even modifying your nutrition.
3. BETTER CONDITIONING
With practice, your conditioning improves, your muscles strengthen, and you get better at grappling opponents for extended periods before you get fatigued. As with most things in life, difficulties are what make us stronger. The improved conditioning is a fantastic benefit of BJJ. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu boosts your work capacity, makes your everyday life easier, and helps you become a fitter and more athletic person.
4. INCREDIBLE SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is superior to other martial arts in this regard because the tactics and techniques revolve around overcoming opponents without necessarily causing them harm. What’s more, thanks to the advanced techniques, it’s not uncommon for a relatively small person to defeat a much larger and stronger opponent. This makes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the de-facto choice for learning self-defense, especially for women.
Self defence is one of the fundamental benefits of BJJ.
5. IMPROVED PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS
Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the best ways to develop your problem-solving and critical thinking skills. This benefit becomes apparent on day one because the first and most important thing you need to do each time you step on the mat is to solve problems.
Learning about the systems and techniques of Brazilian jiu-jitsu pushes you to come up with ways to overcome challenges and defeat opponents.
6. BETTER FLEXIBILITY AND RANGE OF MOTION
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a versatile way to increase your range of motion while reaping all of the other benefits of BJJ we are discussing today.
Brazilian jiu-jitsu is about controlling opponents and preventing them from escaping your submissions. To become proficient, you need to have exceptional flexibility, which allows you to be more fluid than your opponents. To get good at escaping opponents’ submissions, you also need flexibility.
Pushing your body repeatedly is what allows you to become more flexible gradually. It’s not uncommon for BJJ athletes to realize that they’ve become a lot more fluid after some months of training.
7. SOCIAL SKILLS AND MAKING FRIENDS
Surrounding yourself with positive, energetic, and ambitious people is a fantastic way to come out of your shell and expand your social skills. Because of its nature, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a fantastic way to expand your social circle and become more sociable.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a sport where you train as part of a team. Almost every aspect of your training involves other people, and you get to share techniques, encourage one another, and grow as a team. When one person fails, everyone else is there to offer support, ideas, and encouragement.
Second-degree Black Belt (IBJJF)
10 years of coaching experience
One of the head coaches in Redzovic Jiu Jitsu
ADULTS Jiu-Jitsu Schedule
MON – WED – FRI
7:00PM – 8:00PM