Who invented Combat Jiujitsu?
Eddie Bravo, the founder of 10th Planet and creator of Rubber Guard.
Why did Eddie Bravo invent Combat Jiu-Jitsu?
Eddie felt that Jiu-Jitsu has become too “sports-oriented” and has strayed away from its fight / self-defence roots. Strikes not only add a layer of fight realism but also helped Jiu-Jitsu practitioners transit to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) better.
What are Combat Jiu-Jitsu’s key rules?
- A match 10 minutes long.
- There are no point scoring, only submissions.
- All submissions are legal
- Long palm strikes are permitted. But only when both competitors are on the ground.
- Up kicks are allowed.
- After 1 minute, if both competitors are standing, a coin toss will decide their ground positions.
- Matches are end with decision, knock-out, referee stoppage or doctor’s stoppage.
- If the match do not end with a winner, it goes into EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational) overtime.
How is Combat Jiu-Jitsu different from Mixed Martial Arts?
Only palm strikes are allowed in Combat Jiu-Jitsu whereas punches and kicks are allowed in MMA.
How is Combat Jiu-Jitsu different from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
No striking is allowed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
When did Combat Jiu-Jitsu debut?
Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) 11 in 2017.
For more information, visit Combat Jiu-Jitsu’s instagram page.