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What A Chiropractor And Expert In Biomechanics Has To Say About Jiu Jitsu

By A Student | In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Health Benefits | on August 11, 2015

Thinking of trying Jiu Jitsu?  Here are a few more reasons to train:

Here is a great article that describes the health and functional benefits of Jiu Jitsu. It is written by Jason Shield, doctor of chiropractic, expert on bio-mechanics, movement and health from Voss, Norway. Jason is also a blue belt in BJJ who has won the bronze medal at the IBJJF Europeans in 2004. This is a great article worth reading that can help you better understand and explain to others the health benefits of practising Jiu Jitsu.

After a few months of regular training you first start eating better. I have never seen any other sport with so many “before” and “ after” selfies showing how much weight they have lost after starting BJJ. I myself dropped 10 kg of fat and have put on at least that much muscle in the 2 years that I have been training.

BJJ sparing (or rolling) is alive, creative and ever changing. Each sparring partner that you get becomes a different kind of chaos machine that makes your body find balance in the midst of a roll. Suddenly you may find yourself up side down balanced on a shoulder while working all of your limbs in different directions to win the position. No other training can match that.

Read the full article here, and contact us to start your first free Jiu Jitsu class today!

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