Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a modification of Jiu-Jitsu and focuses on the transition from standing to ground and ground fighting. Training and competitions can take place in a Gi or without a Gi in sports pants and shirt (No-Gi). Internationally the discipline is called Ne-Waza,
The fight of two opponents starts standing. Punches and kicks are not allowed. After starting the fight, the referee only interrupts during critical moments. Normally, the main part of the fight takes place on the ground. The goal is to win by submission with a lock on the joints or strangulation, or by points. During the time of six minutes, it is possible to gain points for throws, takedowns, controlling positions and certain actions that give an advantage in the progression of the fight.