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Author Archive: BJJEE

2016 BJJ World Champ Leo Nogueira Tests Positive For Banned Substance

USADA announced today that Leonardo Pires Nogueira, of Dunwoody, Ga., an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction...

Team McGregor Vs Team Diaz: Danis vs Shields at SUG4

The controversial BJJ world champion Dillon Danis was signed to Bellator last month, despite still being 0-0 in MMA. He was offered a first fighting against 5-0 Neiman Gracie but backed out. Neiman...

What Level Of Intensity Should You Train Jiu-Jitsu At?

Photo: Leon Sandoval www.heyleon.com, Instagram @heyleonmedia and Facebook.com/heyleonmedia   How intense should one roll during BJJ training sessions? Some grapplers seem to believe in the...

8 Best BJJ Flexibility Exercises

Photo: Emma Pursey. A Sport like BJJ demands a high degree of flexibility to perform a wide range of techniques, both defensive and offensive. And, if you are just starting then stretching can be...

BJJ Champion Edson Diniz Facing Jail Time For Attacking A Woman

Photo: BJJ Pix by William Burkhardt Written by Gench Gordo of skatesurfjiujitsu.com who reported from Rio: BJJ and MMA fighter Edson Diniz (12-5 in MMA) is indicted by the Rio de Janeiro...

Wrestler Loses State title, Then Hugs His Opponent’s Dying Father & Wows The Crowd

    After a high school wrestler lost the state title, his kind gesture toward his opponent shocked the crowd. He knew about his opponent’s father’s condition and after the match...

Police Officer Tries To Arrest A Resisting BJJ Black Belt

  DenverMartialArts.com in conjunction with LightningKicks.com and Centurian Modern Law Enforcement Subject Control utilizing modern hand to hand combat tactics to train police on real world...

John Danaher Facing Major Surgery; May Never Train Jiu-Jitsu Again

Photo: Jason Perec Instagram: @jaythearkitec John Danaher is universally known one of the best kept secrets in Jiu-Jitsu. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by...

Thief Gets Beaten Up & Tied-Up with a Jiu-Jitsu Belt in Rio de Janeiro

Written by Gench Gordo of skatesurfjiujitsu.com who reported from Rio: Whoever said that the crime does not pay off, was really right!!  A would be thief found this the hard way.  He attempted to...

10 Essential Features To Have A Successful Jiu-Jitsu Academy

  By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Belgrade, Serbia.   Running a BJJ academy is not an easy task. The owner really needs to be...

Rickson Gracie’s Method For Facing Your Fears

Claustrophobia is the fear of being enclosed in a small space or room and having no escape. It can be triggered by many situations or stimuli, including elevators crowded to capacity, windowless...

Training Report: Yamasaki BJJ Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden

Hi everyone! My name is Colin Leigh and I am a Canadian living abroad in Riga, Latvia. I am a four striped white belt under Vladislavs Čerņavskis, training at LEWC- Giudici BJJ in Riga. I have been...

Summer BJJ Camp in Cannes w/ Roan Carneiro, Augusto Frota & Anderson Pereira

“Private BJJ Camps” brings you close to the world’s best trainers in an exclusive BJJ MMA training series. Train with some of the best BJJ players and instructors and let your experience be one...

Jeff Monson Will Face Convicted Murderer in Next MMA fight

The 46 year old Jeff Monson will be facing a convicted murderer in his next fight in Russia. His opponent will be the notorious Maxim Novoselov who served 11 years of his 14 year sentence for murder....

Kron Gracie: ‘I Believe That The Earth is Flat’

  BJJ champion and up and coming MMA fighter Kron Gracie believes that the world is flat. The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth’s shape as a plane or disk....

BREAKING: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Official For Bellator New York PPV

The much awaited grudge fight is finally happening. Chael Sonnen will face Wanderlei Silva on pay-per-view at Bellator MMA’s debut event in New York on June 24. The associated press reported the...

10 Bodyweight Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling Workouts

  Guest post by Will Safford, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach who trains under Andre Galvao in San Diego, CA.  He received is purple belt in December of 2013 and competes...

Bow & Arrow Choke Hail Mary Escape!

  Tim and time again shows that bow and arrow choke is by far one of the most powerful and most fearsome submissions in the game. It’s used everywhere and at all levels and by literally...

Why The Mount Is Superior to the Back in MMA or For Fighting

  Guest post by Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15 years. Akins became...

Common Jiu-Jitsu Skin Diseases & Treatments

Due to constant skin-to-skin contact, infections of the skin are a common and unfortunate part of Jiu-Jitsu. The prevalence of such conditions has changed the way many people look at the sport, and...

Judo’s ‘Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi’ Modification For MMA & No Gi Grappling

  Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of mmacoach.net, shows how he modified a judo throw called “Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi” for MMA and Grappling and made...

Jacare: ‘I’d Make As Much Money Teaching BJJ As I Do Fighting in the UFC’

BJJ world champion and UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza discusses his upcoming UFC fight against Robert Whittaker, why he’s not fighting Luke Rockhold or Yoel Romero. Souza...

Dan Bilzerian Looking To Complete Another Bucket List Item: MMA fight

  Social media giant Dan Bilzerian looking to complete another bucket list item: MMA fight! Dan Bilzerian is an American socialite, professional poker player, and trust fund...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour London: Junior beats Arges to jump ahead in the ranking; Xande, Luiza, Nathiely, Hiago, others crowned; more results

  The 2016/2017 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour came to an end with another event for the books, this time in London, UK. Big names in the black belt division travelled...