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Japanese Jiu Jitsu Vs Judo – 7 Differences

Modern jiu jitsu has often been criticized for copying moves from judo, and there is some debate about whether jiu jitsu is in fact just judo.  Yet, judo remains one of the most popular martial arts, and it’s very difficult to find a Japanese jiu jitsu academy outside of Japan. While both Japanese jiu-jitsu and …

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Grappling Vs Boxing – 7 Differences & Which Is More Effective

Boxing is one of the most well-known sports and has been practiced for many hundreds of years. But, all fighting sports are not the same: some are more effective than others, and they also vary in how difficult they are to learn. Below is a summary of which is better – boxing or grappling martial …

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6 Hardest Martial Arts To Learn (Ranked)

I created a survey to write this post, asking the simple question ‘What’s the hardest martial art to learn?’ with 6 of the most popular martial arts as choices. Overall, Brazilian jiu jitsu is the hardest, followed by wrestling, judo, kickboxing, karate, and finally boxing. A survey of over 425 people found that Brazilian jiu …

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Brown Belt In BJJ? (Solved!)

Each martial art has a different belt system with different colors and different requirements to advance from one belt to the next. I’ve been training and learning about Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) for a few years now and thought I’d explain how long it takes to get a brown belt in BJJ. It takes on average …

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Purple Belt In BJJ? (Explained)

I’ve been doing Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) for about 18 months, and during that time I often wondered how long it generally takes to go from one belt to the next. I recently took another look at it and thought I’d summarize how long it takes to get a purple belt in BJJ. On average it …

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BJJ Blue Belt Vs Untrained Fighter. What Would Happen?

I’ve been training BJJ for about a year and a half on and off. And although I’m not a blue belt when I first started taking Brazilian jiu-jitsu I attempted to spar realistically with the blue belts at my new school and thought I’d share what would happen if a BJJ blue belt went up …

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