Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, often referred to as BJJ is a derivative of Japanese Jiu Jistsu and and is Self Defense system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It utilizes locks, chokes and throws to defeat an opponent and is considered one of the premier combat sports taught today. Successful UFC or MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) competitors all train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). The art was initially made famous by the Gracie family of Brazil and was soon recognized as one of the best reality-based martial arts on the planet. Martial Artists from all different styles, including Karate, Kung-Fu, Tae Kwon Do (TKD) and Judo now practice BJJ. Ring of Fire Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in , has been helping the people of California for over 25 years. If you live in the areas Arcadia, Pasadena, Monrovia, Temple City, El Monte, Bradbury, Sierra Madre, and Duarte then you are close enough to come train with us!