What is Combat Jiu-Jitsu?

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.