Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was created by the Gracie family during the early 20th century in the country of Brazil.  Under the Gracie's, the first true family of martial arts, brazilian jiu jitsu has grown to become the most dominant fighting style in all of mixed martial arts.  Gracie Jiu Jitsu was created with the goal of giving you a winning advantage in a fight irregardless if your opponent is bigger and stronger.  It is a complete system of self defense, that specializes in not only the stand up aspects of fighting but especially what occurs when the fight goes to the ground.  Utilizing and endless array of submissions, positions, holds, and transitions the jiu jitsu fighter is the most formidable hand to hand combatant known to man.  Jiu Jitsu is the one and only  art designed to give you solutions to take on another experienced fighter irregardless of fighting style.