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Author Archive: BJJEE

Joe Rogan On How Conor McGregor Could Beat Mayweather in Boxing Match

Last week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. anounced that he was out of retirement in hopes of fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match: For Conor McGregor, I’m coming out of retirement, just to fight...

What Ronda Rousey Needs To Do To Get Back On Top – 6 Suggestions

  Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of mmacoach.net, talks about what Ronda Rousey needs to do to get back on top. Mark is a Judo black belt (Serbian...

Aleksandr Karelin On How He Mentally Prepares For Competition

Aleksandr Karelin, born September 19, 1967 in Novosibirsk, Russian SFSR is a Hero of the Russian Federation and was a dominant Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia. Universally...

Five Grappling Super League: Lucas Barbosa Champion, Humphreys Upsets Leandro Lo

Lucas Barbosa beats Louzado, Humphreys and Schrok to claim light heavyweight belt, other results The Five Grappling light heavyweight belt finally has a owner. Atos JJ’s Lucas Barbosa powered...

Lucas Leite On His Secret For Beating Bigger & Heavier Opponents

Lucas Leite is a multi-time world champion with first place finishes at the Gi, Nogi, and Grapplers Quest world championships. Leite started training Brazilian Jiu-jitsu when he was 12 years old...

UFC’s Cole Miller To Participate in EBI’s Upcoming Combat Jiu-Jitsu 155lbs Tournament

  Last weekend’s 11th edition of the Eddie Bravo Invitational had more than one thing going for it. But certainly one of the most intriguing aspects of the event was the 4 men Combat Jiu Jitsu...

BJJ Camp w/ Lucas Figueiredo in Caesar Resort, North Cyprus

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu camp in Caesar Resort with black belt master – Lucas Figueiredo Lucas Figueiredo is a BJJ black belt from Alliance Rio De Janeiro. He is the nephew/ son of BJJ legend Alexandre...

Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight AGAIN For 3rd MMA Fight

Mackenzie Dern’s has AGAIN missed weight before her 3rd professional MMA fight. Dern was unable to make the 116 lbs limit for the strawweight weight class for her Legacy Fighting Alliance 6 fight...

3 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Train Hard(er) in BJJ

Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net Do you ever get stuck in ruts with your training? Maybe a period in your Brazilian Jiu-jitsu where you’re physically there but...

Bernardo Faria’s Analogy on Using Strength in BJJ Will Change Your Mind

  If Jiu Jitsu was a test of strength, we could just have a set of weights at the door – and a contest as you come in to see who is strongest, and then go home having never touched the mats....

How To Fold Your Judo & BJJ Gi (The Right Way)

Guest post by Neil Adams MBE, an English judoka who won numerous Olympic and World Championship medals in judo representing Great Britain. Adams was the first British male to win a World title, and...

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Eddie Bravo 10th Planet 2017 World Super Camp

With all the leg-locking going on in MMA and grappling tournaments today, perhaps there’s no better way to get ahead of the competition than to learn from the master of leg locks himself. You got...

Benefits Of Grappling With Handicaps: 1 Arm, No Arms & Eyes Closed

  Written By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Serbia. The story goes that years back (in 1989), Roberto Correa, commonly known as Gordo, was forced...

Carlos Gracie Jr: ‘Sport Jiu-Jitsu is a Perfected Form of Self Defense’

    Carlos “Carlinhos” Gracie, Jr. is a 7th degree Red and Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), founder of the Gracie Barra Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and is head of...

Top 3 Ways to Counter The Berimbolo

    Whether you like it or not, the Berimbolo when done correctly by someone was is a master at it (think Mendes or Miyao bros) is very hard to counter. Some people refuse to do it....

The Right Mindset when Rolling With Stronger People in BJJ

  Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net Do you get frustrated with bigger stronger people in BJJ? This is the question I got from Dan recently. Dan is a White Belt...

BJJEE Gi Review: JiuJiteiro’s ‘J1’ Gi

JiuJiteiro is a Southern California based BJJ lifestyle brand that produces some of the coolest and artiest designs around. They caught my attention a few years back when Andre Galvao and JT Torres...

Mackenzie Dern On What Would Happen If She Rolled w/ Ronda Rousey

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern talks about what would happen if she rolled with Ronda Rousey… 2 years ago, when Ronda Rousey was at her peek in MMA, she said that she wanted to be a world...

Affiliating with a Big Name BJJ School: Pros & Cons

    Jiu-Jitsu is a fast growing martial art/sport. You have Jiu-Jitsu schools in most major cities in almost all continents. For a BJJ academy to be considered legitimate (under IBJJF), and...

How to Breakdown Jiu Jitsu Techniques to Make It as Efficient as Possible

  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...

When A Teammate Gets Their Blue Belt…

What is ‘BLUE BELTITIS’? According Simon Hayes instructor at Carlson Gracie UK, it’s a common disease in BJJ: “After reading many threads recently from white belts wanting their Blues i just...

BJJ Girl Punches Other Girl in Competition Then Gets Promoted to Blue Belt

This happened last weekend in Moscow, Russia at a competition called BJJ Party. Our Russian friends from BJJ Freaks were present and filmed the incident. Contrary to what it looks like, the girl who...

2 Robbers Tried To Rob BJJ Purple Belt Cop & End Up in Jail

Danny Arouca is a well-known competitor in the Jiu Jitsu championships in Brazil, having won several major tournaments such as Brazilian, European and Worlds in the Adult category, despite her being...

‘Modern’ BJJ Guards Used in Kosen Judo Tournaments From 1952

Kosen judo (高專柔道 Kōsen jūdō) was a refinement of Kodokan judo that was developed and flourished at the Kōtō senmon gakkō(高等専門学校) (Kōsen (高專)) technical colleges in...