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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu: How to do a Kimura Shoulder Lock

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is martial art that specializes in chokes and joint locks to submit an opponent primarily on the ground. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu or BJJ as it is commonly referred to as is one of the most popular martial arts in the world. BJJ's popularity is due in many parts to its prominence in mixed martial arts, the military and now in movies and television. Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a great martial art for children, teens and adults. BJJ offers great self defense skills for women since it is focused on empowering a smaller individual to be able to defeat a larger attacker through proven principles of leverage, momentum and balance.