Many arguments for learning martial arts, ranging from escorting themselves, improving fighting skills, to guarding health. One option is Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. This martial art is considered suitable for women.
Based on information from the coach of the Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Alexander Bobby Wijaya, at this time there were not a few women who were interested in trailing BJJ because art provides not little benefit, especially for women.
“One of the recommended and very effective martial arts for women is Brazillian Jiu Jitsu,” Bobby said at the Maximum MMA fitness center located in Kebayoran, South Jakarta.
The philosophy held by this martial art is how smaller, weaker, and slower opponents can outperform more and stronger opponents.
Not only able to protect themselves from evil, but BJJ also proved useful in losing weight while increasing muscle strength.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was once popularized in Brazil. In the Wikipedia website mentioned, this martial art is a development of Judo martial arts. In Indonesia, the last few years of this fighting style are increasingly popular with the existence of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community.
If compared with Kick Boxing and Muay Thai which emphasizes more punches and kicks, the Brazillian Jiu Jitsu movement doesn’t even use a punch or even a kick. BJJ is more focused on locking tips, slamming, and strangulation, like grappling.
The technique is pound focused on the struggle on the floor. One of the methods for guarding yourself is straining from behind or locking towards the neck.
“The locking movement that has the triangle choke name, which is locking towards the neck with the legs composing a triangle and one opponent’s hand pulled forward. Very effective for women, because it can be used when the opponent’s situation attacks from above and the victim or woman’s position is crushed below”, he explained.
What’s interesting about this sport is that we will be taught to use a variety of techniques, such as switching positions from not enough to a more favorable position, or methods to hold opponents in a position that is not profitable enough.
Not only can it be relied on to guard themselves, but the Brazillian Jiu Jitsu is also handy for strengthening muscles and losing weight.
“Martial arts which is the result of a modification of the sport of Judo that concentrates training all parts of the body, so more calories will be burned,” he said.
Parts of the body that are trained, between different necks, shoulders, chest, abdomen, thighs, and calves. Bobby suggested that if the process of weight loss is successful, it must be accompanied by guarding a healthful eating pattern.
Even this exercise try to be carried out routinely as much as two to three times a week, especially for beginners.
In addition to lessons to defend yourself and organize muscles, you can also practice BJJ to participate in many matches, both at home and abroad.