Creonte – Loyalty, Disloyalty, and Traitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The term Creonte is a specific one to the BJJ community. A Creonte refers to a person who is disloyal and a traitor. however, this perception is often very much one-sided and open to interpretation. Loyalty in Jiu-Jitsu is something we can hear about all the time. It’s talked about in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu probably more than in any other sport. More than in any cultural groups, clubs, gyms etc. And why people talk about it that much? Let’s see what a Creonte is and if there’s any substance to all the controversy behind it. Is it really something worth talking about? What’s the real meaning of a word Creonte? Getting a black belt in BJJ takes the better part of a decade for most people. Actually, it often takes more than a decade. During this time, you’ll meet lots of people on the mats. At your … Continue reading Creonte – Loyalty, Disloyalty, and Traitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu