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Author Archive: BJJEE

Roberto Atalla: ‘No, Jiu-Jitsu Is Not For Everyone…’

  It definitely requires a special type of person to actively train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Only 3% of the people who start training will eventually get to black belt. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is...

BJJ Instructor Promotes Students Then Chokes Them Unconscious

  This BJJ academy called Unified Martial Arts UMA promotes students and then the instructor chokes them out unconscious… This has got the be one of the most dangerous and disturbing rites...

Eddie Bravo’s Tips On How To Avoid Ringworm

  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...

The Secrets To Pulling Off The Twister

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...

These 10 UFC Fighters Went Straight to Black Belt in BJJ

The BJJ black belt is a very prized possession in the martial arts community. It is arguably the most difficult belt to achieve in martial arts. The road to a black belt is usually a long and hard...

Footballer Neymar Hires BJJ Brown Belt & UFC fighter as a Bodyguard

Footballer NEYMAR has hired a UFC fighter and BJJ brown belt as his personal bodyguard after his record breaking €222 million transfer from Barcelona to PSG, which made him the world’s most...

How To Do Yuri Simoes’ Collar Drag on Travis Stevens

ADCC champion Yuri Simoes was able to take down Judo Olympic silver medalist, Travis Stevens in a recent BJJ superfight at Fight 2 Win. Yuri ended up winning the match by split decision. He used a...

Demian Maia Seminar at Frota Academy in Zurich

Photo: Leon Sandoval www.heyleon.com, Instagram @heyleonmedia and Facebook.com/heyleonmedia Frota Academy always has a steady stream of exciting guests and seminars in store. This fall is no...

John Danaher On How He developed His Leg Lock System

  Footlocks in Jiu-Jitsu seem (still) to get a bad rap. In other similar grappling arts like Sambo or Catch Wrestling, they occupy an important place. In recent years a new school of Jiu-Jitsu...

Quick Tips for the Big Three Lifts For BJJ

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 occasionally in...

Renzo Gracie’s Valuable Lesson: Real Respect vs Superficial Respect

The great John Danaher talked a great lesson that he learned from his instructor Renzo Gracie. This is a valuable lesson of life, and about real respect: Reflections on my sensei – real respect...

What is BJJ B*tchas%ness & How Can You Avoid It?

BJJ B*tchas*ness- My goal is to rid BJJ B*tchas*ness from the World. Wanna discuss this problem? I’m getting messages from people asking if this post and that post is B*tchas*ness so I figured...

The 5 No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments Every Fan Should Be Watching

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...

What Should I Do if Someone Farts During a Roll in BJJ?

Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net Recently I received a question about what to do when someone farts during a roll in BJJ. The question came from our buddy Jan from...

Remembering the Day that Foot Locks Became Acceptable in Jiu-Jitsu

  Footlocks in Jiu-Jitsu seem to get a bad rap. In other similar grappling arts like Sambo or Catch Wrestling, they occupy an important place. In Jiu-Jitsu some people see them as cheap, low...

5 Essential Strength & Conditioning Principles For Grapplers

  by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a purple belt...

Motivation For Combat Sports: Extrinsic VS Intrinsic

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...

How To Improve Your Grappling With Lower Skilled Training Partners

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...

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Rubber Guard

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...

Why A Fundamentals Class is Essential For A BJJ Academy’s Long Term Growth

While the jiu-jitsu community can agree on many things surrounding the lifestyle one point of contention has long been at what point do we let newcomers roll and should they be thrown right away in...

Fan Rushes Britney Spears & Drops Security with Seoi Nage Judo Throw

During her Vegas show, Britney Spears is rushed onstage by a man who takes on security before being arrested. After leaving the stage in fear the man might have a gun, Britney returned and finished...

Carlos Gracie Jr On Long Term Effects of Too Much Inverted Guard

If you are planning on training and competing in Jiu-Jitsu well into your 60’s, you maybe should think about long term effects of some of the more acrobatic techniques. Most common wear and...

Never Tape Your Fingers Again? New Compression Glove For Grapplers

Finger pain is one of the realities Jiu Jitsu and most grappling practitioners face sooner or later, especially the ones that involve a kimono and thus the gripping aspect. It is that gripping that...

“Belts Don’t Matter”: Jiu-Jitsu’s Biggest Hypocrisy

Guest post by Bill Jones, the head instructor and president of Top Level Martial Arts in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. He has been training martial arts since 1985 and holds several black belt ranks, including...