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We put together a list of BJJ clubs in Australia. Feel free to contact us to add yours if you are not on the list. BJJ Club Address Phone Email Website Description Absolute MMA and Conditioning 134 Cromwell St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia +61 3 9663 9122 info@absolutemma.net.au http://absolutemma.net.au Offering a wide range of classes from fitness and weights programs. Giant Team Australia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 908 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099, Australia +61 402 713 284 info@brazilianjiujitsusydney.com.au http://www.brazilianjiujitsusydney.com.au/ Giant represent Relson Gracie in the Pan Pacific Region. Giant now holds the honour of being the first Relson Gracie...

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If you've seen the list of equipment and gear you need to practice BJJ, you might wonder if everything on the list is necessary. The short answer: yes. It's important to arm yourself with the proper gear to protect yourself in BJJ, because this affects the state of your body in the long haul, too. The more guarded you are, the less pain you'll feel and you'll be able to enjoy the training more. Speaking of guard, one fundamental on the equipment and gear list is a rashguard. It sounds self-explanatory, but there are multiple benefits in wearing a rashguard,...

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Dieting is something we're all familiar with, however in high-energy sports like BJJ, your diet might need to change drastically for your body to keep up with the physical activity. Note that there is a specific set of guidelines you should adhere to when it comes to pre-competition BJJ, which may not always reflect one's usual daily diet. Here are three things to focus on and three things to limit while you're preparing for competition: Focus on: Water. Keeping yourself hydrated should be one of your biggest priorities before a competition. On top of keeping yourself constantly hydrated in your...

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If you're newly entering the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, here is a comprehensive list of all the equipment and gear you need. All facets are covered from the fundamental attire to all protective equipment, and extra items to make sure that you're 100% ready for the mat. Basics Gi – Every BJJ practitioner's first purchase should be a gi, typically made from high-quality cotton. Both the jacket and reinforced trousers shouldn't be too thick or stiff, as it will obstruct your movements on the mat. They should also be the same colour, meaning you shouldn't get a white jacket...

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