Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the fastest growing martial arts on the planet. It’s easy to see why when you look at some of the positive benefits it can have, including; fitness, weight loss, confidence, and self defence.
In this short video Al Diaz, Jiu Jitsu practicioner at the Gracie Academy in Torrence, expalins how Jiu Jitsu training has helped him lose over 70 lbs, stop taking cholesterol medication, and transformed his life.
You might be thinking Al is a special case. Honestly, this kind of life changing experience is something we see continually at our Plymouth Jiu Jitsu Academy.
Comedian, UFC commentator, and BJJ Black Belt, Joe Rogan, put it best when he said “Jiu Jitsu is a vehicle for human improvement.”