Why Do So Many Nerds Flock To a Sport Like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

If you look around at martial arts classes, you may be surprised to find that many of the people taking classes are nerds. That’s because Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has become a popular sport for nerdy types looking to gain confidence, hone their physical and mental fortitude, and learn self-defense in case of a dire situation.

So why do so many nerds flock to a sport like BJJ? Well, for starters, BJJ emphasizes technique over size and strength, so it’s the perfect martial art for those who don’t fit the traditional body type for martial arts. It also encourages problem-solving skills; you have to think strategically and adapt quickly in order to defeat your opponent.

In addition to the intellectual challenge, BJJ can also provide physical and mental benefits. Through continued practice, you’ll strengthen your muscles, increase your flexibility, and gain confidence in your physical abilities. You’ll also develop mental grit, as BJJ will push your physical and mental boundaries in order to help you stay calm and collected during stressful situations.

Finally, BJJ is a great way to make new friends. There are many dedicated BJJ communities, so it can be easy to find people with similar interests and goals. You’ll learn a lot from each other, and you’ll get to test your skills in fun and friendly sparring.

For nerds, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can offer a great combination of physical, mental, and social benefits. Feel free to give it a try and see if it’s the right fit for you!

You will also want to take advantage of the new instructional series by the legendary Bernardo FariaFoundations of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Bernardo is a five time world champion and one of the most sought after instructors in the world.  As one of the sports most accomplished competitors, he has done something that many athletes are unable to do.  He has been able to translate his BJJ knowledge in a way that is applicable to EVERYONE.  You do not need to be a gifted athlete to benefit from Bernardo’s knowledge.  Do not miss this one.  You will not be disappointed.

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