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Jiu-Jitsu vs. Kickboxing: What’s the Difference?

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In the world of martial arts, two disciplines stand out for their distinctive styles and profound impact on self-defense, fitness, and competitive sports: Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing, particularly the Muay Thai variant. Both martial arts have rich histories, unique techniques, and specific focus areas, making them popular worldwide. This article delves into the intricacies of Jiu-Jitsu […]

Is BJJ Good For Self-Defense?

is bjj good for self defense?

In the realm of martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has emerged as a prominent discipline, known for its ground fighting techniques and submission holds. However, a common inquiry among beginners and those considering starting their martial arts journey is: Is BJJ good for self-defense? As experts deeply rooted in the practice and philosophy of BJJ, […]

Does Jiu-Jitsu Build Muscle?

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When exploring the multifaceted world of martial arts, one question often arises among fitness enthusiasts and aspiring martial artists: Does Jiu-Jitsu build muscle? As a martial art renowned for its technique and strategic approach, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) offers a unique blend of physical and mental benefits. In this comprehensive exploration, we examine how BJJ contributes […]

Is Jiu-Jitsu Dangerous? A Comprehensive Review

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art focusing on ground fighting and submission. It involves techniques such as joint locks and chokeholds, which can be quite intimidating to those unfamiliar with the sport. As a martial arts school specializing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we understand the concerns surrounding the safety of this martial art. In this […]

What Do the Belt Colors and Stripes Mean?

So a lot of people who are interested in training at Scranton Mixed Martial Arts or who have just started training with us often ask us what all of the different stripes mean on the belts.  Today we will talk a bit about the different color belts and the stripes that are on the belt. […]