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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
brazilian jiu jitsu abu dhabi pro black belt
Like all good martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is at its core about self-defence. But over the past 20 years, the famed martial art has grown into a major sport. Not only is BJJ the bedrock of MMA – read here how it helped form the UFC – but it’s also a tournament spectacle in countries...
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gracie jiu jitsu miranda adults class
It’s the time of the year where people start making New Year’s Resolutions to shed some extra fat. After a year where everyone in Sutherland and across Sydney were locked inside for 5 months, more people than ever will be looking for ways to slim down.  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fabulous way to do that. ...
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gracie jiu jitsu women
 Gracie Miranda is home to people of all walks of life, who train martial arts for many different reasons. But despite the diverse motivations of new students, one question eventually always pops up. How long does it take to get a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If you’ve just started out – or if you...
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gracie jiu jitsu royler gracie
There are many reasons why people practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Some students from Gracie Miranda train as a hobby, some for self-defence and some for tournament wins. No matter what your goal is, private lessons will help.  That’s especially true after five months of lockdown! To be clear, private lessons are not a necessity. You can...
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gracie miranda brazilian jiu jitsu women
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is hard, but it’s worth it. That’s especially true for women, who often come into Gracie Miranda asking if BJJ is an appropriate martial art for women to train.  Jiu-Jitsu is a grappling based martial art that mostly takes place on the ground. It emphasises timing and technique over strength and size, and...
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gracie miranda brazilian jiu jitsu grand opening
There are many reasons to practice a martial art like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Several are obvious: To improve self-defence, to become physically stronger and to create a more healthy lifestyle.  But there’s one less often attributed benefit. Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) will make you not just more physically resilient, but more mentally and emotionally resilient too. At...
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gracie miranda kids classes
Martial arts are great for everyone, and over the years we’ve become used to getting questions from Sutherland Shire parents who are excited to sign their kids up to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Most questions are over how safe Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is, or at what age kids should start training. Some are also unsure what the...
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bjj competition
With Australia slowly going back to normal, now is a fantastic time to think about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition.  Along with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) academies around the world, Gracie Miranda re-opened in July in accordance with the NSW government’s decision to open up community sports. With Sydney’s new daily coronavirus cases mostly staying in single digits,...
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bjj belts order
If you’re new to Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) or are thinking about starting a martial arts journey, you’re probably fascinated with belts. We see this a lot with students at Gracie Miranda. Many martial arts, BJJ included, have a belt system wherein you progress from white to black. Naturally, when you begin as a novice you...
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gracie miranda brazilian jiu jitsu grand opening
The Sutherland Shire is blessed with some of Sydney’s best beaches, but fitness is about more than a summer body. With most of us spending more time than ever at home, health is more important than ever. And martial arts is great for health. The Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) we teach at Gracie Miranda is a...
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