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Author Archive: BJJEE

Nicholas Brooks Seminar In Split, Croatia At Roger Gracie Split

Roger Gracie Black Belt, Nicholas Brooks (see his interview) is currently spending a few days in the beautiful city of Split, on the Croatian coast. While there he attended the Split BJJ Open. He...

What Makes The Miyao Brothers So Good?

They’re twins born on May 11, 1992. They started training in Andirá, Brazil with Professor Adriano Carvalho of Norte Sul Jiu-Jitsu academy. About a year ago they came to São Paulo because they...

Rickson Gracie’s Representative in Hungary, Remy VdrHoot On His Academy In Pecs & Training With Rickson & Fedor

1.Hi Remy, pleaseintroduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe: Hi All! My name is Remy VdrHoort. I’m 38 years old. I was born in a little village near Amsterdam (Holland) and now...

6 Ways To Heal Your Lower Back Pains

  Lower back injuries are extremely common in Jiu-Jitsu and any type of strength and conditioning training. This article by Traver H. Boehm for breaking muscle covers how to treat and care for...

Survey Results: BJJ and the Culture of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs): A Review of Online Survey Data

BJJ Legends Magazine published a very interesting about PEDs in BJJ surveying close to 700 BJJ players worldwide. Author:Matthew Corley,RPh Here is a summary of the findings: “Some numbers to...

Roger Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “I’ll Go 100% For The Submisson”

Source: Tatame (Translated from Portuguese): Ten times world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie is one of the greatest names in the history of the gentle art in competition. He has missed the last...

Brazilian Team Nationals 2012: Rodolfo Vieira’s GF Team Dominate & Take 1rst Place

1- GF Team 2- Nova União 3- Alliance While UFC 152 was going down in the States, the traditional Brazilian Team Nationals were underway in Rio de Janeiro, this Saturday. And the big winner was...

Vinny Magalhaes: “I’m Not Impressed By Igor Pokrajac”

Jiu-Jitsu ace Vinny Magalhaes had an impressive win over Croatia’s Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152, dispatching him with a second round armbar. The Jiu-Jitsu World Champion has this say about his...

Split BJJ Open 2012, Results

  The beautiful city of Split, Croatia was host on Saturday September 22 to The Split Open. Here are the results: SPLIT OPEN  BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU 2012 RESULTS JUNIOR 60-70 1. LOVRE JURIN ZADAR...

Check Out The Pro Rankings Which Will Qualify Participants To The IBJJF Pro League Tournament in December

  Source Gracie Mag: The IBBJJF Pro League will take place on December 8 at the California State Walter Pyramid, in Long Beach, California. These are the official criteria and rankings: There...

Paulo Miyao Wins First Black Belt Tournament As A Brown Belt!

The rise of the Miyaos continues. Paulo Miyao, 21, the second half of the Brazilian BJJ phenoms the Miyao Brothers (with his brother Joao) was recently promoted to brown belt by his teacher Cicero...

Keep Your Strength Program For Jiu-Jitsu Simple: 4 Key Strength Exercises for Grapplers

  Source Breakingmuscle.com Andrew Read wrote a great piece about the 4 basic strength exercises for grapplers. The most important aspect of the article is this: The only way to improve...

Roger Gracie Black Belt, Nicholas Brooks On His Academy Mill Hill BJJ, The Growth Of BJJ In The UK, And His Academy in Slovakia

1.Hi Nich, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Nicholas Brooks, London UK, Black Belt, Roger Gracie Academy, Mill Hill BJJ (my academy) Europeans 4X, World...

Exclusive: Rickson Gracie “Invisible Jiu-Jitsu” Seminar in Holland, Nov. 3 & 4

The legendary Rickson Gracie is coming back to Europe. His last seminar here was in 1995 in Paris. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to learn “Invisible Jiu-Jitsu” techniques (small...

Michele Nicolini “Girls Are More Technical Than Guys Because We Can’t Rely On Strength.”

Michelle Nicolini is a 6x jiu jitsu world champion, European open weight champion and World Pro Cup Champion, Michelle Nicolini is also a black belt under ADCC 2007 absolute champion Robert Drysdale...

20 Muscle Building Super Foods

To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein...

Andre Galvao on Metamoris Pro: “These rules are fine for someone who wants to drag out a draw.”

Andre Galvao has a counter to Ryron Gracie’s interview. You can see that Andre Galvao is taking the Metamoris Pro challenge very seriously. We also get the impression that he feels that the...

Ryron Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “Fighting without points is a way of showing the Jiu-Jitsu I believe in”

Gracie Mag just did a great interview with Ryron Gracie where he talks about what he plans against Andre Galvao in his fight in Metamoris Pro. Here were the best parts of the interview: Source:...

Austria’s BJJ Master Orlando Neto: “My Biggest Victory Is Watching My Students Improve.”

1.Hi Orlando, please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? I´m Orlando Machado Neto (O.NetoBJJ), from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I live in Vienna , Austria where I teach at...

4 Rivers BJJ Championship, Karlovac, Croatia On October 6, 2012

This is a very well organised tournament which last year had participants from Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Serbia, France, Switzerland, Denmark. For the first time in this region you...

Kyra Gracie Wants to Face Ronda Rousey In A No Gi Submission Match

Source: Tatame This would be a grappling dream match: “Ronda Rousey has been impressing the world with her MMA career. The six-win streak via armbar submissions have impressed even the...

Carlos Maia BJJ Seminar in Skopje, Macedonia on September 29th 2012

Master Carlos Maia will be teaching some wicked BJJ during his seminar in Skopje, Macedonia on September 29th. It is a rare opportunity as he seldom visits South-East Europe. The seminar kicks off at...

Fernando Terere Back In BJJ Competition! (Watch his 3 fights from the Mexico Open)

Fernando Terere competed today in Mexico. He had three matches and won all by submission! Away from the mat for a long time, Tererê is one of the great icons of Jiu-Jitsu. The star of Cantagalo...

ADCC European Qualifiers in Slovenia, Quick Report

Ljubljana, Slovenia on Saturday successfully hosted the ADCC European Championships. The winners of each weight class would get a all expense paid trip and qualify for the ADCC World Championships...