Best Gifts for Jiu Jitsu Lovers [UPD 2024] Top 26 Ideas

You might be in a challenge right now to find the best gifts for Jiu Jitsu lovers. First things first – don’t panic. Because you are reading the best Jiu Jitsu gift ideas for Birthday and Christmas.

UPD 2024: We have updated and continue to update our guide to BJJ and martial arts gift ideas so you can easily prepare jiu jitsu Christmas gifts or any other occasion for your friend and coach.

We are BJJ fans, and we are jiu jitsu store owners. So we know what goes on in an ordinary BJJ maniac athlete`s head.

We will guide you through this challenge.

What budget do you have for jiu jitsu gifts for someone who does jiu jitsu?

With a $50-$100 budget or more let us be your BJJ fan don`t hesitate to buy one of these TOP 8 items below in the list of the best BJJ gifts and you will make cry your special one.


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The best Brazilian jiu jitsu gifts for a $50-$100-$150 budget

1. Gi (training uniform)

best bjj gi under 100

2. BJJ Rash guard

In fact, this gift option is also available for a lower budget than $50. You can easily find a lot of variants of good jiu jitsu rash guards for under $50.

A rash guard is not only a nogi rash guard but also is worn under the gi during training.

nogi rash guard

3. Shorts

With the BJJ shorts, it is the same story as with the rash guards. A budget over $50 is for top brands of BJJ and MMA shorts. But don’t hesitate to look for under $50 products. The article about the top 10 best MMA shorts may help you.

best no gi shorts

4. Spats

Best BJJ spats [Reddit Picks]

5. No Gi set Rash guard+Shorts+Spats

The best no gi gear [Reddit Picks]

6. Backpack

Keep in mind to look exactly for a jiu jitsu backpack. I have the Tatami Omega backpack for the last two years and I`m happy with it. A good choice for not the all money in the world. By the way, I got it as a birthday present.

This one you can realize together with your partner, friend, or even with the whole family:

7. BJJ training or surfing camp

It’s a gift for someone who likes jiu jitsu so much, that is ready to travel around the world to meet new BJJ friends and learn jiu jitsu from a variety of jiu jitsu academies. The BJJ camps take place around the world. For example, check the events by BJJ Globetrotters

8. Pay tournament fee, and individual or monthly BJJ lessons.

Tournament fees, plane tickets or accommodation spending — for this you will have really big and tight hugs.

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Best BJJ gifts under $50

But what if you are looking for BJJ gifts under $50 and still something special?

Is it possible at all?

Oh, yes. We are experts in jiu jitsu gifts for Christmas, birthday, or any other occasion. Because we create them and most of them are handmade.

First of all, you should know that a budget of $50 for a jiu jitsu gift is quite decent. The next list of gift ideas will prove it.

As I said, we are BJJ fans and own jiu jitsu shop. So it means several years of experience on Etsy, eBay, Amazon, and our own online store have pointed out best sellers and happy feedback.

9. BJJ casual belt

Jiu Jitsu belts for every day on – one store for Birthday and Christmas gifts for jiu jitsu lovers

10. Jiu Jitsu Keychain.

Hint: the most popular is the big belt keychain with a carabiner.

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BJJ gifts

11. BJJ Gi Keychain

The cutest one is the hand-made jiu jitsu gi keychain. Hint: A belt color is a custom option.

bjj keychains
Gift for Jiu Jitsu – Gi Keychain in our BJJ store – The best place with gifts for jiu jitsu

12. BJJ gi patches.

The top sellers are Drill to Kill and Live to Fight. Hint: some put them on jeans jackets or etc. Looks cool.

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BJJ gi patches on Gi Store

13. BJJ Gi Belt

In case you know your BJJ athlete will be promoted, a new gi belt will be a good choice also. But better don`t present it before the promotion.

You have already more than 10 BJJ gift ideas and this list can be much longer.

What is the best BJJ belt? [Top Picks of Belts]

Remember, even small gifts for jiu jitsu lovers are still very essential. Jiu jitsu is a very active activated activity and a lot of stuff needs to be updated often. For instance:

14. Big size towel.

Hint: the best of the best is the microfiber. It`s compact and has a super dry effect.

15. Mouthguards

Best Mouthpiece for MMA: Protecting Your Smile

16. Finger tape

Best Finger Tape for BJJ [Top 9 Jiu Jitsu Tapes]

17. Sports supplements.

The most popular are BCAA, protein powder, and collagen. Keep in mind to find good quality suppliers.

Keep in mind these jiu jitsu gift ideas:

18. Jiu jitsu mug

19. Funny and cool BJJ t-shirts.

This cluster deserves a separate article to write. We will show only a couple of the best jiu jitsu shirts.

Master Ken Costume Rash Guard
The Master Ken rash guard collaboration with the XMARTIAL store.
XMARTIAL rash guards are popular with their custom designs.
Sizes: 2XS-XXXL
Reviews: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Master Ken Rash Guard

BJJ Distressed Shirt

Simple jiu jitsu graphic design. Lemon, white, grey, and slate colors. Men’s and women’s jiu jitsu tee for every day.
Reviews: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Funny Kimura sweatshirt or the great and funny mood on the Christmas holidays.

Santa Claus and Elf Kimura submission

BJJ sweatshirt
Funny jiu jitsu Christmas design featuring the Kimura submission lock. Black, navy, dark heather, and royal blue colors.

Tap Snap Nap Shirt

Jiu Jitsu quote
Black and white jiu jitsu shirt with funny BJJ saying. From small to extra big sizes. Jiu jitsu graphic tees with vintage style.

Jiu Jitsu Arm Bar T Shirt

BJJ tee with Popular Star Wars font design. Funny BJJ quote related to the arm bar jiu jitsu technique. Jiu Jitsu, grappling, and MMA shirt for every day.
Reviews: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

20. Online BJJ courses, e.g. Leg Lock Course for Beginners, etc.

Or check out the Yoga for BJJ by BJJ black belt Sebastian Brosche.

Also, consider the list of the best BJJ books written by prominent jiu jitsu coaches and masters.

“Jiu-Jitsu University”Saulo Ribeiro and Kevin HowellCovers fundamental techniques and principles, offering a systematic approach to learning BJJ.
“The Black Belt Blueprint”Nicolas GregoriadesProvides insights into the mindset and strategies for progressing in BJJ.
“Mastering Jujitsu”Renzo Gracie, John Danaher, Carlos Gracie Jr.Comprehensive overview covering techniques, strategy, and philosophy of BJJ.
“Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Theory and Technique”Renzo Gracie and Royler GracieWritten by two highly accomplished practitioners, it covers a wide range of techniques suitable for all levels.
“Advanced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques”Marcelo GarciaFocuses on more advanced techniques and strategies for refining skills.
“Drill to Win: 12 Months to Better BJJ”Andre GalvaoEmphasizes the importance of drilling and provides a 12-month training program for skill improvement.
“The Gracie Diet”Rorion GracieIntroduces the Gracie Diet, a part of the Gracie lifestyle and martial arts philosophy.

These books cover a range of topics, from fundamental techniques to advanced strategies and mindset, providing a well-rounded resource for practitioners at different stages of their BJJ journey.

21. Jiu Jitsu Medal Hanger

jiu jitsu medal hanger
Personalized steel jiu jitsu medal hanger
jiu jitsu medal hanger display
Jiu jitsu medal hanger display

22. Recovery and Self-Care Gifts for Jiu Jitsu Practitioners

The physical demands of Jiu Jitsu make recovery crucial. Consider gifts like foam rollers, massage guns, or even a gift card for a sports massage to help them relax and recover after intense training sessions.

Massage Gun

23. Weights

So let’s stop at these ‘only’ 23 variants. At this point or on about number 11 your gift challenge should be finished with relief. If not:

24. BJJ phone case

25. BJJ phone stand

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The 26th Bonus Jiu Jitsu Gift Idea

As we mentioned and promised in the beginning here is the bonus martial art gift idea that will fit any martial arts discipline. It’s a belt display.

We have made a guide to finding the best Martial Arts Belt Display for jiu jitsu, karate, taekwondo, wrestling, etc.

martial arts belt display
Best belt displays for martial arts
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I should say I`m also pleasantly surprised. So much good stuff can a jiu jitsu athlete get as a present. I personally like the BJJ camp, backpack, keychain for a backpack, towel, medal hanger is also a good thing, finger tape. Yep… I agree, that you are still in the challenge.

But remember – your attention and your time for your special one is a big part already.

More ideas for BJJ gifts and our recommendations find in our article What to Get Someone who Loves Jiu-Jitsu.

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