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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ/dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː/; Portuguese: [ˈʒiw ˈʒitsu][ˈʒu ˈʒitsu]jiu-jitsu brasileiro) is a martial art and combat sport based on ground fighting (ne-waza) and submission holds. BJJ focuses on the skill of taking an opponent to the ground, controlling one's opponent, gaining a dominant position, and using a number of techniques to force them into submission via joint locks or chokeholds.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was first developed around 1920 by Brazilian brothers Carlos, Oswaldo, Gastão Jr., George, and Hélio Gracie, after Carlos was taught traditional Kodokan judo by a travelling Japanese judoka, Mitsuyo Maeda, in 1917. Later, they developed their own self-defense system and named it Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. BJJ eventually came to be its own defined combat sport through the innovations, practices, and adaptation of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Judo, and became an essential martial art for modern MMA. Governing bodies such as the IBJJF work worldwide, and set the rules and standards to be held in sport BJJ competitions.

BJJ revolves around the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend him/herself against a bigger, stronger, heavier opponent by using leverage and weight distribution, taking the fight to the ground and using a number of holds and submissions to defeat them. BJJ training can be used for sport grappling and self-defense situations.[4] Sparring, commonly referred to as "rolling" within the BJJ community, and live drilling plays a major role in training and the practitioner's development. BJJ can also be used as a method of promoting physical fitness, building character, and as a way of life.

What is DSD- DeMile Self-Defense an integrated self-defense system built upon the principles and techniques used in law enforcement, military, MMA, BJJ, Boxing, Wing Chun Do, Fire Arms, Modern Psychology, and  Bruce Lee’s fighting principles.

DSD History- Founded by the late Sijo James DeMile (Founder of Wing Chun Do, an original student of Bruce Lee and a Special Forces Combatives Instructor 1St Group) and his nephew Ken DeMile in 2011, DSD is composite of their shared experience combined with the decades of experience of DSD core instructors and teachers with extensive background in law enforcement, USA & International Militry and Police Dept, technology, and international competitions.

As a USCCA certified instructor Professor Ken DeMile offers private lessons that teaches the fundementals of Fire arms safety, fitness, and defense . USCCA is a world leader in firearms training and education. Ken integrates his years of experience in close quarter hand to hand and ground fighting with fire arms safety and situational awareness.


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Phone: 425-417-0816
Email: ken_demile@yahoo.com

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