In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the belts are the indicator of a players expertise. Belts of different colours like white, blue, purple, brown, black, red are worn by different Brazilian Jiu Jitsu players. A brief introduction regarding the importance of various belts has been offered for the benefit of people who are new to martial arts.
Capoeira is a martial art developed by African slaves in Brazil around the year 1500's. Dance-like movements in capoeira and dotted heavily on kicks. The fight in capoeira is usually accompanied by music and called Jogo. Capoeira is often criticized because many people doubted its worth in real combat, compared to other martial arts such as karate or taekwondo.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a very popular martial art which was invented in Brazil in the early 20th century. Like other martial arts, it also involves various techniques which have developed over the years and are used by its players. Rear Naked choke, Triangle choke, Kimura Armlock, Heel hook are some of the effective techniques used in this sport.