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The importance of training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a Gi

If you have an interest in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) sport or if you practice this sport, then chances are you will already be familiar with what a training ‘Gi’ is. However, in case if you are new to the sports world and do not know much about the sportswear items then let us enlighten you. To start, the word Gi is derived from the Japanese word “Keikogi” that literally translates to “practice clothes”. There is also another Japanese word that goes something like “Kimono” that translates to “thing to wear”.

A Guide to Choosing The Best Muay Thai Gloves

Whether you are new to the martial arts world or a competent Muay Thai boxer, the first thing you need to understand is that you should have a fine pair of Muay Thai gloves for training efficiently. While training in Muay Thai, you learn how to strike with fists, elbows, knees, and shins, where the shins usually take years of beating to reach a point where they become your strongest body part. Muay Thai punches are the first thing you learn in this ancient sport and for competent training, you need proper fist protection.

Ultimate Guide: All you need to know about BJJ Gi and Nogi Rash guards

 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is an ancient form of hand-to-hand close combat sports. This art of fighting includes many types of fighting disciplines that are different from each other in terms of techniques, moves, rules, and grappling, and takedown methods.

How to Choose the Right Kind of Boxing Gloves

The proper kind of boxing glove is a crucial component of any fighter’s equipment bag. Whether you're a newcomer to the sport or a veteran with a couple of fights under their belt, understanding what to look for in your gloves will help you become a stronger, more effective athlete.

Why You’re Never Too Old or Unfit to Start Jiu Jitsu

The art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has been spreading in popularity throughout the world with people from all countries and backgrounds taking interest in the martial art. With such a wide array of people, there is a question that usually pops up and that question is, “Am I too old or unfit to start training Jiu Jitsu?”

Improving your BJJ Skills While Under Lockdown

In order to prevent the spread of the current pandemic, BJJ organizations across the nation are being ordered to close their doors. Gyms are among the first to go when it comes to social distancing regulations, BJJ practices especially so. As students of the sport, we are stuck in the unfortunate situation of having a hobby that requires very close physical contact. Due to the nature of BJJ, there is a significantly higher risk of contracting the deadly virus or spreading it to someone else. The best and most responsible way to reduce the risk is to close the gyms and stop training there altogether. The issue for us is that if our local gym closes, there is no way of knowing when they will reopen so we can get back to training

Elite Sports Star Muay Thai Gloves Giveaway!

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How Martial Arts Can Help with Health-Related Issues

 Martial arts training holds many health benefits. All the physical, spiritual, and mental health benefits from martial arts training would help one improve themselves and reach the peak potential. If it is just for fitness martial arts is one of the best workouts with a lot of added benefits. Keeping yourself healthy and fit is important. Physical exercises are very good and martial arts training provides one of the best physical exercises

Elite Sports Blue Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi Giveaway

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Elite Sports Warrior Series Large Gym Bag & Backpack Giveaway!

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