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Author Archive: BJJEE

How To Convince Your Friends And Family To Start Training Jiu-Jitsu

We know you love Jiu Jitsu and we know you think of the guys at the gym as a second family, but would it not be nice if your family at home would do Jiu Jitsu? If most of your friends started Jiu...

Andre Galvao Believes Beginners Must Make Friends And Invest Heavily In Basics

Andre Galvao  is certainly one of the greats of jiu-jitsu. His never-ending list of trophies was topped off when he took gold in the heavyweight category at Worlds 2016. But...

Mind blowing Concept: How to Defend Everything with Chris Paines

Chris Paines, a black belt under Priit Mihkelson, is introduced a great new Mind Blowing Concept for his BJJ Globetrotters camp. He’s all about Defending Everything. Chris Paines covers how to...

Blind College Student Overcomes Adversity Through Competing In BJJ – And Winning

Life is certainly very hard, but there’s always a light on the horizon for those willing to work for it. This is what 24 year old Michelle Jorgensen proved through her recent competitive...

10 Signs BJJ Will Forever Be A Part Of Your Life

  Jiu-jitsu is unique in many aspects, among them how quickly it becomes an essential part of one’s personality. Often the likeness to cults has been discussed but it’s much more...

Top List Of Funniest People In Jiu-Jitsu

  One of the great things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are the characters that make up the sport. Here is a list of the funniest people in Jiu-Jitsu in no particular order: Renato Laranja, the man...

Judo’s Life Changing Benefits for Mental Health

Judo has been around since 1882 and the benefits of this art shine brightly. Throughout time, judokas (one who practices judo) have been known for having incredible athletic attributes, like...

Meet The Olympian who risks his Life to Teach Kids Judo

In life, there are many things money can’t buy – one of them is true dedication as seen in the case of Judo Olympian Ali Khousrof.   Ali Khousrof is a Yemeni judoka who competes in...

How To Spot The Signs And Take Care Of Your Body While Training BJJ

Jiu-jitsu is an amazing sport. The physical and mental stimulation it provides is simply irreplaceable. Yet it takes quite a toll on the body. And regardless of your age and enthusiasm some...

How To Spot A St*roid User In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Photo: 3 pro Jiu-Jitsu fighters suspended for st*roids: 1. In 2012, RousimarPalhares tested positive for elevated testosterone levels in his post-fight drug test in the UFC. 2. Robert Drsydale failed...

10 Surprising Things To Avoid With Herniated Disc

    Do you have an issue with your back? Are you in pain? Disc herniations are much more common than previously thought. Further, disc herniation may be asymptomatic. They may cause mild to...

Five Ways to Sharpen Your Attacks in BJJ

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Tyson Kilbey is a Jiu Jitsu and Firearms instructor in the Midwest United States. He is an author of books and articles in several categories...

Tips For Developing a Lethal Open Guard For Beginners

Brazilian jiu jitsu has a variety of guards but one every beginner has heard of is open guard. Open guard is perhaps not the easiest to come into as a beginner as it doesn’t dictate certified...

John Danaher Will Fix Your Open Guard With 2 Simple Concepts

  Playing Open Guard is the nemesis of most beginners as progressing to full guard is often harder and often times a newbie will be taken by a maxim of what plainly looks cool. Open Guard has...

How To Handle Long-Term Grappling Related Pain

Grappling is an unique hobby in it’s demands – it demands your full commitment, body, mind and time. Long Term Effects of A Lifetime of Grappling Competition Training But once...

Safe Neck Strengthening for BJJ

Safety should always be a priority. In bjj there’s a big number of individuals who start with no to very little sports background. As such they quite often don’t have a handle on form of...

Who Are The Wealthiest People in Jiu-Jitsu?

Jiu-Jitsu is growing at a very fast pace all over the world. In almost every country, it is considered a middle to upper middle class sport (because of cat of training, cost of Gis, travelling to...

Why Are Gi Patches So Popular in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

BJJ is a sport unique in many regards. One of these aspects is having plenty of custom markings on your chosen Gi. You will never see another martial art with a gi with as many patches as bjj gis....

The Best Strategies For Breaking Tough Guards Shared

On October 28, 2012, the final day of the 5 Brothers Machado Camp, just as the stellar event was drawing to a close on a beautiful Texas day, Prof. Jean Jacques called the attention of all...

John Danaher Outlines Biggest Problems Of Beginners in BJJ

John Danaher has long been one of the most respected personalities in the bjj community. Since joining the social media the coaching master shared a variety of very good advice on many training...

Sweaty & Hairy Guys, Smelly Gis: Struggles of a Female White Belt

Sweaty guys, hairy chests, smelly Gis, and close spaces. Your academy certainly has the perfect ingredients to scare away every woman in town. That’s right! Jiu-Jitsu can certainly be intimidating...

Precious Advice That Nobody Gives You When You Train BJJ

If you grapple long enough, you can’t help sounding like a know-it-all from time to time. When Prof. Martin Guggi invited me to share some words of wisdom, I thought long and hard on what to write...

Rafael Lovato Jr Doesn’t Think Training Nogi is Training Jiu Jitsu

Rafael Lovato Jr was guest on the Joe Rogan experience. However the experienced jiu jitsu champion came out with some really interesting attitudes – mainly that he doesn’t believe nogi...

World-Class Climber Tests His Grip Strength Grappling MMA Fighter

Norway was the location for the latest viral challenge. World class Climber Magnus Midtbø tried to test his grappling against Norwegian MMA fighter Andreas Lødøen. Lødøen is an active mma...