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What is No Gi Jiu Jitsu? A guide to No Gi at Roger Gracie Bristol.

By 6 February 2023March 14th, 2023No Comments

No Gi Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most important areas of training for any practitioner, offering a huge range of advantages and skills that can directly improve your BJJ. This blog will try to cover some of the simpler to more advanced moves and techniques involved in No Gi BJJ.

No Gi Jiu-Jitsu is the natural evolution of training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a way that closely resembles how we would actually use it in a street fight or self-defence situation.

Jiu Jitsu is a martial art but is also considered by many practitioners to be more than just a sport. It’s also a way of life, a philosophy and a journey. Brazilian jiu-jitsu offers its students the opportunity to learn focused fighting skills, enhanced physical fitness and mental discipline.

No Gi Jiu-Jitsu is a form of martial art that does not use a traditional Gi, an armoured uniform that makes it easier for practitioners to grip an opponent. Instead, practitioners have to control their opponents using a wide range of grips and holds, with less emphasis on grips on the clothing.

Learning No-gi Jiu-jitsu is one of the most important aspects of your Brazilian Jiu-jitsu training and will help you when you find yourself without a gi, or in any situation where it is not suitable to wear a traditional uniform.

At Roger Gracie Bristol we have No Gi classes 6 days a week!

Yalcin Sucu

I am a full-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach & competitor at Roger Gracie West Bristol(With a knack for technology and computers!)#BlueBelt