As a general rule, you’re paying a high price to learn Jiu-Jitsu because certified BJJ instructors have spent many years of training to obtain BJJ black belt which is considered the most difficult black belt to get.
Learning BJJ moves is not physically hard because BJJ is created for anyone to learn regardless of their size, strength, and athletic level. However, the total commitment that is required to become good at BJJ can be challenging for most people.
American jiu-jitsu (AJJ) is a jiu-jitsu style inspired by American wrestling that emphasizes top-pressure positioning to put their opponent at a disadvantage. A world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner named Jake Shields is most credited with developing AJJ.
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is the trademarked term for BJJ training developed by the Gracie family. GJJ focuses heavily on self-defense, starting with 36 essential combative techniques. Overall, students learn over 600 techniques, using repetition, fight simulation and focussed sparring to master each one
BJJ open mats allow practitioners to roll with one another, allowing them to learn from experience. Open mats play an important role in applying what you have learned to a real fight. They are usually one hour long, broken into several five-minute rounds, and any belt is welcome to participate.
Both BJJ and Judo use a Gi, have similar techniques and were created for anyone of any size or fitness level. However, BJJ matches have a time limit and favour ground-fighting over standing due to a different point system. Judo is also more fast-paced and regulated and has a different belt system.