Jiu-jitsu history
You can easily find several versions of Jiu-Jitsu history. Over time we will highlight some of them.  We suggest you start your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu history search by watching the documentary “Choke”. “Choke” follows Rickson Gracie and provides an authentic understanding of Jiu-Jitsu and it’s contributions in our world.

Choke – (A Rickson Gracie Documentary)

A 1995 documentary on the legendary Brazilian / Gracie Jiu Jitsu master and mixed martial artist, Rickson Gracie. The documentary follows Gracie as he prepares to fight in Tokyo’s Vale Tudo Japan 1995. Credit: Manga Entertainment, 1995. Rickson Gracie (born 21 November 1958) is a Brazilian 9th degree red belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and a retired mixed martial artist. He is a member of the Gracie family, which founded Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) / Gracie Jiu Jitsu, after developing the techniques taught to the family by Mitsuyo Maeda, a student of Judo founder Jigoro Kano. Instructor lineage: Jigoro Kano → Mitsuyo Maeda → Carlos Gracie → Helio Gracie → Rickson Gracie…

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