Brazilian

Learn about the Brazilian Styles of martial arts on USAdojo.com including Brazilian Jui-Jitsu, Capoeira, Luta Livre, Val Tudo and more.

About Capoeira

Capoeira is the African system of unarmed combat that was thought to have been developed in the 1500's by African slaves who were taken...

Capoeira History

THE BEGINNING In 1500's the Portuguese, led by explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral, arrived in Brazil. One of the first measures taken by the new arrivals...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jujutsu or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (abbreviated to BJJ) is a modern, cutting edge, style of martial art that was developed from judo and the...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Groundfighting Dissected

Anyone who's been involved in the martial arts for the past 10 years has heard of Gracie jujitsu ("GJJ"). A Brazilian modification of old-time...

Taiyando Arte Marcial

Taiyando Arte Marcial is a Brazilian Self Defense method, although the name TAIYANDO is Chinese and means "Way of the Sun". It was idealized by João...