So you teach for self-defense, but I imagine even that self-defense type of Jiu-Jitsu carries over to sport.
Yeah, absolutely. And that's where it all began, right? It's so everything that, you know, you learn not everything I should say because there's some techniques, for example, how to defend against someone punching you in the face. It's the simplest way to explain this, right? If you and me were to start a fight and we were to stand up and you were just agree with me or you did something disrespectful and we had to fight the fight. Doesn't start with a shaking hands and grabbing onto each other's jackets, which is how Jiu-Jitsu match Begins the fight. Would start with both of us up, right? And you would swing for my face. And then once we're on the ground, you would be trying to eye gouge and punch me in the face. And I would have to be able to manage the distance in order to prevent those attacks from Effective against me. So things like that the simplest Concepts don't directly apply. But there are other techniques of, you know, leverage and submissions that. Yeah, if I get you in a Chokehold in a sportive match, or I get you in a Chokehold in a street fight, you're going to sleep, no matter what. Both of those cases you're going out,
Many Self-Defense Jiu-Jitsu Concepts Apply to the Sport
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