Jiu Jitsu Belts Do Not Represent The True Level Of A Student

Why do people train in martial arts? You’ll get as many different answers to this question as there are people training. Whether it is competitive aspirations, “just” recreational or philosophical though, everyone has to go through the same grading process. Martial arts are all structured around a grading system that has been used for more than a century. BJJ is no different and has adopted the belt system as a direct result of its Japanese origins. But don’t let yourself be fooled by Jiu Jitsu belts. The belts do not always present the true rank and knowledge of a practitioner. The Story Behind Jiu Jitsu Belts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an art that is notorious for the time a practitioner needs in order to achieve a belt. It’s not the just black belt that we’re talking about, getting to blue is just as hard, if not … Continue reading Jiu Jitsu Belts Do Not Represent The True Level Of A Student