With the current controversy in the Jiu-Jitsu community opposing fans of ‘street Jiu-Jitsu’ aimed at self defense/ MMA and ‘sport Jiu-Jitsu’ aimed at competition, the boss Renzo Gracie who is very poetic, sets the record straight.
Renzo has competed in sport Jiu-Jitsu, had his fare share of street fights, fought bare knuckled Vale Tudo fights and fought in modern MMA.
From his Twitter account:
“To try to separate Sport JiuJitsu from Street JiuJitsu is a sin… Like comparing the beauty of two women..Both are beautiful in different ways.. In the case of the Jiu-jitsu all you need is blood in your intentions…The sport becomes a magic tool in a street situation ;-)”
What more is there to say?