Jocko Willink: ‘Crossfit is to Fitness What The Gracie Family is To Martial Arts’

Jocko Willink: ‘Crossfit is to Fitness What The Gracie Family is To Martial Arts’

Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well versed in strength, speed, and endurance in a countless variety of variations and events. A nice amount of grapplers are finding their way over to the crossfit world for that athletic edge on the mats.

BJJ black belt and Navy Seal legend Jocko Willink share s his thoughts and Crossfit. Interessingly, he find parralels between the growth of Jiu-Jitsu and Crossfit:

Crossfit deserves the credit to spreading to the general population what is squatting, lifting etc…

Jiu-Jitsu and Crossfit are popular. If you look at the number of Jiu-Jitsu academies and Crossfit boxes around, there are so many.

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