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Author Archive: BJJEE

BJJ Black Belt On Why He Doesn’t Teach Self Defense

Photo: Jits.fr Guest post by Mathias Jardin, a Judo and BJJ Black belt BJJ competitor and instructor from GFTeam France.   Hello BJJ community, I am often asked why I do not teach thes elf...

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira full fight video highlights

Watch Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 109’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.

Why & How Leg Breaks Happen in Combat Sports

  Guest post by Dr Kickass, Mike Piekarski, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Former MMA Fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. Follow him on instagram. One of the most gruesome injuries in...

Frankie Edgar’s Thoughts On Magana Suing Cris Cyborg

UFC’s corporate retreat has thus far been the most succesfull in producing drama instead of defusing it. Now it’s looking like a lawsuit might be in works as well. Magana spoke to TMZ and...

Aikido VS MMA: MMA Coach’s Thoughts

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of mmacoach.net . Mark is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), Wrestler, BJJ purple belt, MMA coach...

The Best Ways to Plan Nutrition for Combat Athletes

  Meta Description: Nutrition for combat athletes can be challenging to plan. Today, we’ll make a simple, step-by-step nutrition plan for you to get started! Combat athletes go through one of the...

The Straight Ankle Lock: Just Pain or Serious Risk of Injury?

Photo: Gentle Art Media. Guest post by Dr Kickass, Mike Piekarski, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Former MMA Fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. Follow him on instagram. Bas Rutten often said...

AJ Agazarm has MMA Fight with Youtube Celebrity Jake Paul

BJJ world No Gi champion AJ Agazarm had an interesting experience this week: He fought Youtube celebrity Jake Paul in an MMA fight. Jake said that fighting in an MMA fight was on his bucket list....

Selfie Stick Self Defense Being Taught by Martial Arts School

Learning how to fight with the popular picture-taking device could help tourists fend off potential pickpockets according to the a self defense school in Russia. Forget ninja stars or nunchakus as...

Gabi Garcia Defeats Cris Cyborg’s Boyfriend in Arm Wrestling Match

Gabi Garcia recently defeated MMA fighter Ray Elbe in an arm wrestling match. Elbe happens to also be Cris Cyborg’s boyfriend. Ray Elbe is a BJJ Black Belt 1st Degree under Juliano Prado (BTT...

The Road To The Black Belt

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

10 Ways To Set Up The Kimura Trap

Kimura trap system is widely credited to David Avellan, ADCC bronze medalist and a man of many other accomplishments! The kimura trap system is designed as a powerful submission system that counters...

Matt Serra Puts Neil Degrass Tyson in a Kimura Lock

Former UFC champion and BJJ black belt Matt Serra recently showed the world’s most famous scientist, Neil DeGrass Tyson some Jiu-Jitsu. The world’s most famous scientist has a rich background...

Jean-Claude Van Damme Teaches Nate Diaz Some Kicking Techniques

Hollywood star and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme training Nick and Nate Diaz at Gold’s GYM. Van Damme has a rich martial arts background. He is a second degree black belt in Shotokan Karate....

“Self Defense Expert” without Grappling Experience Gets Ragdolled By Wrestler

Self Defense vs Combat Sports: What Is More Effective in the REAL World? If you are teaching self defense, you better some knowledge of Wrestling and the Grappling arts… When showing a...

Cris Cyborg Punches Angela Mangana at UFC Retreat & Faces Charges

UFC fighter Cris Cyborg is likely to face charges for battery after punching fellow UFC fighter Angela Magana in the face after a heated argument last weekend in Las Vegas.  TMZ Sports reported:...

Readers of BJJEE Get Big Discounts for Private BJJ Camps with Stars

BJJEE.com has a big surprise for its readers: we were able to get some of the last available places at majorly discounted prices for 3 of the biggest BJJ camps this summer in Europe! “Private BJJ...

Master Wong On Dealing With Creepy Guys in Clubs

  Going a to a nightclub can be big ordeal for women. They will usually have to ward off men that are trying to get close to them. In extreme cases, the men get physical and start...

Does Technique Really Conquer All? 3 BJJ Masters Give their Opinion

    Photo: BJJ Pix As for every other sport in the world, BJJ has also had during its recent evolution the debate of strength vs technique. With the development of science and technology,...

7 Best BJJ Specific Kettlebell Exercises

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu   7 BJJ/MMA Specific Kettlebell Exercises For core/hip strength I’ve seen quite a few articles out there on this topic. But...

Why You Should NEVER Give Up When Stuck In Bad Positions

Guest post by Brandon Hetzler  who is a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black bet under Rickson & Kron Gracie, and creator of Jugoshin Ryu JuJutsu.   I was training with Ryron Gracie back in the day...

How To Circle & Avoid Damage Like Joanna Jedrzejczyk

  Joanna Jedrzejczyk is possibly the best striker in the UFC. She is the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion and the third European (and only Polish) champion in UFC history after Bas Rutten...

Holly Holm Puts In Work & Gets Promoted To Blue Belt in BJJ

Former UFC champion Holly Holm has just promoted to blue belt in BJJ by her instructors Roberto ‘Tussa’ Alencar and Rafael ‘Barata’ Freitas. Holm has been putting in the work...

Why Belts Might Be The Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Martial Arts

We’ve all been there, whether we want to admit it or not. That moment when your professor has torn a few strips of medical tape and stuck them on the wall after calling “line up.” Or, for some...