Inside 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu – Grappling Concepts That Work

Where there’s innovation, there’s always controversy. People, in general, are unwilling to accept change and innovation straight away. Controversy usually stems from this resistance to change. In those terms, Jiu Jitsu is no different than any other aspect of life. Despite being a result of evolution and adaptation of an earlier art, BJJ can be very defiant in the face of change. This often comes at a cost, as demonstrated by the case of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu. 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is a worldwide BJJ organization that focuses on a very distinctive style of Jiu Jitsu. Namely, they are the original advocates of pure No-Gi Jiu Jitsu and are in part responsible for the “colorful” rashguard designs associated with modern BJJ. 10th Planet’s eccentric founder Eddie Bravo is definitely a brilliant Jiu Jitsu character, albeit an eccentric one. But that is part of the charm that lies … Continue reading Inside 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu – Grappling Concepts That Work