The jitsu is a martial art modality developed by the Gracie family at the beginning of the 20th century, it became the most known and practiced in the world, especially after the first editions of Mixed Martial Arts, the UFC, in the early 1990s. The jiu jitsu has many rules to guarantee the safety of the athlete in the fight. Currently in Brazil and in the world there are Gracie Barra schools to learn jiu jitsu.
Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, is also a martial art that originated in Thailand. This art is known as the art of the eight weapons, because it combines blows using the fists, arms, elbows, knees and feet. Muay Thai helps with weight reduction, motor coordination and develops self-defense. Both are sports that benefit the practitioner’s health