Saturday, June 06, 2015

IBJJF: What Is It Good For?

Everyone who is not a "professional" jiu-jitsu athlete according to Bloody Elbow Grappling Scribe T.P. Grant.
The grappling world has grown and the current structure of jiu jitsu competition is going to change. The professional aspect of the sport is growing. If it can stabilize, the IBJJF could remain the place for newer grapplers to make their name. But, once established the best athletes will likely be competing in cash prize tournaments and professional events rather than returning to amateur ranks.