Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu known as “The gentle art” is a self-defense martial art, that focuses on grappling with particular emphasis on ground fighting without strikes.
BJJ teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger opponent by using leverage to take the fight to the ground and then applying techniques learned in classes to submit them.
BJJ training can be used for sport grappling tournaments and in self-defense situations.
BJJ is considered a martial art, a sport, a method for promoting physical fitness and building character, and a way of life.
Mixed Marital Arts, also known as cage fighting, is a full contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from various combat sports and martial arts.
MMA has a variety of popular disciplines stemming from, Boxing, Kickboxing. Muay Thai, Judo, Wrestling, BJJ, Sambo, etc.
While MMA was initially practiced almost exclusively by competitive fighters, this is no longer the case.
This sort of training can be for anyone, of any age, with varying levels of competitiveness and fitness as long as they have a knowledgeable coach and trainer.