As someone with a lot of responsibilities, It is hard to find time to schedule a workout program that would fit my schedule. Also as a parent of two daughters I need to have some type of martial arts training to feel comfortable in knowing I can protect my family if I need to. Little did I know that I can kill two birds with one stone by training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Here are some reasons why you should try it as well:

A Martial Art for Everyone
Anyone can start practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Men, Women, and even children can start doing it. Anyone can start regular practicing this martial art irrespective of their age, size, or sex because this art is designed for all. At the basic level most BJJ classes are consisted of exercises to increase flexibility and overall strength. As you get better you will be sparring and develop total body strength and effective self-defense techniques.

Learn Proven Self Defense Techniques
The techniques and strategies that you learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will help you to defend yourself in real life also. Whenever there is a fight, the methods will help you to take your opponent down on the floor, which enables you to attack efficiently.
So, if any thought of learning martial arts comes to your mind, without wasting any moment go for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It has countless benefits like building up your character, helping you in defense, making your account stable and many more. Anyone can access this beautiful art. It is not just a martial art. It can be concluded as a lifestyle.

Builds Self-Confidence
Anyone can have a mental illness. Some people have a fear of personal safety, and they feel helpless and scared. This thought affects their mental health.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches you self-defense techniques. It teaches people to protect themselves. When an individual learns this martial art, then they all know that they know self-defense and can deal with any attack. This removes the fear and slowly removes any fear of physical altercation.

Improve Mental Focus & Clarity
There are some incidents from the past that made people very hesitant in everyday life. People fail to get rid of the thoughts of those incidents, which causes mental illness. In this case, also, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can help. It keeps people more engaged because the complete focus is required in this martial art if you want to defend yourself from the opponent. When your focus is on the class then at least for those moments, you are not stuck into your past. And as you start developing an interest in this, you will start living in the moment and slowly forget about past incidents.

Build Charisma
It develops confidence in you and then not only you, but others see you grow as an individual. It prepares you mentally to handle face the challenges. Many psychological well-being issues ascend to the surface when someone showcases the inner conflicts or anger in socially unacceptable ways like drugs misuse etc. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gives a socially satisfactory outlet.

Author's Bio: 

John Ananto is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt and a remote website developer. In his free time he likes to write and share his experiences in all aspects of life. He currently lives with his daughters in Indonesia