The origins of JJ are quite
controversial. First attributed to China, India, Japan and Brazil
where it became superior to other styles of Jiu Jitsu. Making Brazil
the world class centre of this art. Being the most complete art of all
self defence; it allows a smaller person to control a larger opponent
by specialising in take downs, ground control and submission.
The sport of Jiu Jitsu brings out a competitive side where the athlete
demonstrates the physical and psychological attributes, techniques and
abilities with the objective of rendering the opponent into
A good BJJ instructor will insist on correct technique rather than
Alliance BJJ Nottingham is affiliated to 2008 and 2009
World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champions —
Alliance is head by Romero "JacareŽ" Cavalcanti. He is a 7th degree red and black belt under the legendary Rolls Gracie.
Jacare is founder and head coach of the five time world champion Alliance Team.