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BJJ vs Jiu Jitsu. What's the Difference?

By Pierre de Figueirido | March 30, 2023

Jiu jitsu and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are highly effective martial arts with many similarities, BJJ was derived from the traditional jiu jitsu form. There are essential distinctions in their applications, as Jiu jitsu was mainly employed by the Japanese military, whilst Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is better suited to civilian practitioners.

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