Japanese Jiu-Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: What are the Differences?

While the various disciplines of martial arts can cause confusion for newcomers, even the staunchest MMA supporters can have trouble distinguishing between the variations of combat styles. This is the case when it comes to observing differences between Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Before considering the variances, however, here is a breakdown of both styles.