Advantages Small People Have Against Big People in BJJ

Advantages Small People Have Against Big People in BJJ


It is not uncommon to see a shorter athlete combating a much bigger and taller opponent in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Anyway, it is widely believed, and Royce Gracie proved it in the early UFC events, that BJJ in fact is an art created for shorter practitioners to defeat bigger, stronger, and taller opponents.

How To Fight Someone Who Is Bigger And Taller Than You In BJJ

Here’s some advantages smaller jiujitsu players have over larger jiujitsu players. When you spend a lot of time training with bigger guys you figure this out very quickly:

1. Flexibility
2. Speed
3. Less space
4. Fitting through smaller spaces
5. Being forced to use technique


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