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Author Archive: BJJEE

Gracie Combatives Student Watched Over 100 Fights on YouTube And Came Away With 6 Key Takeaways

Street fights are unlike your gym sparring or drills in that they are very chaotic. They are spontaneous, they have trigger points and bad things can happen in an instant. There are however certain...

Justin Bieber Shows Off His Jiu-Jitsu Skills

Looks like that beef with the Diaz brothers had one positive impact on teen sensation Justin Bieber  – he was caught practicing some bjj in the latest instagram video.   Tap out scooter A...

Martial Arts Training Reduces Likelihood of Being Raped by 46% Study Finds

Last year New England Journal of Medicine published an interesting study.The aim of study was to estimate how effective “Enhanced Assess Acknowledge Act Sexual Assault Resistance...

24 yrs ago “Home Alone” actress competed in the Olympics in Judo

Hillary Wolf competed in the Atlanta Olympics in 1996. Many of remember that time and the cult classic that was “Home Alone” like it was yesterday. Hillary Wolf played Kevin...

How is Jiu-Jitsu for MMA Different From Just Training Jiu-Jitsu? 

A couple of years ago Conor McGregor was doing an interview about the possibility of his Mayweather fight and he made a metaphor that compared MMA to spinning multiple plates at the same time. This...

How to Stop The Guard Pass? The Half Granby

One of the ways to stop a guard pass is a Half Granby Roll. Bow Half Granby stems from Granby roll which originated in Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia where it was popularized by hall of fame...

These Are the Highest Percentage Takedowns For BJJ

Takedowns are the mark of all grappling sports (Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Sambo etc). They all rely on taking the fight to the ground, regardless of what you do afterwards. Let us have a look at...

Margot Robbie Explains Intense Jiu-Jitsu Routine She Did For Harley Quinn

Stunning actress Margot Robbie revealed what her training for the vigorous role of Harley Quinn entailed and it’s no joke.   The slender actress has previously enjoyed much less...

Russian Wrestler Gets Choked Out, Continues And Wins Gold

At the 2016 Olympic Wrestling events, there was some controversy! In the final match of Greco-Roman upto 75kg category Russian Roman Vlasov met with Denmark’s Mark Overgaard and defeated him...

You’ve Been Doing It Wrong: Best Way To Catch Your Breath In Between Rolls

Recovering has a special importance in the life of every grappler. It also plays an integral part in many high level matches such as that 5 round fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz.  So what...

Eddie Bravo Believes Breakdance is The Absolute Best Base For jiu-Jitsu

While many aspects of each individual jiu-jitsu journey are unique 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo sincerely believes there’s an activity that provides by far the best base for bjj....

Lightning Victim Anoshirvan Parvazi Shares An Incrediblly Inspirational Jiu-Jitsu Story

Anosihrvan Parvazi has a unique story. Back in 2005 he had the misfortune of being in an accident that beheaded his best friend and left him severely burned. Here’s how the accident happened in...

Not Sure Why You’re Training Any More? You’re Not Alone

I’ve been training Jiu-Jitsu for some time now (approaching nine years) and lately I’ve been wondering what exactly compels me to do it. When I was younger, I wanted to be one of the best in the...

New Batman Robert Pattinson is Training Jiu-Jitsu with Rigan Machado

  Over the years jiu jitsu has become the refuge of many A listers – among them Guy Ritchie, Ashton Kutcher, Chuck Norris, Paul Walker, Scarlet Johanson and others. Looks like one of the...

The Ultimate Guide to Additional Gear Required for Jiu-Jitsu

When beginners start up they’re usually aware that they need a Gi but what they often learn along the way is that there’s plenty of other trinkets necessary to make the jiu-jitsu journey...

These 5 Types Of People Annoy Everyone At a BJJ Academy

BJJ is a unique sport in many regards. One particularly interesting aspect is that it’s mostly practised by adults who have settled into their lives opting into a certain lifestyle willingly....

The Role of Obsession in Jiu-Jitsu Success and in Life

photo by Banejitsu Anybody can try something but not everybody has the right aptitude to be great at anything. This is something that can relate to each and everyone’s grappling journey as well...

Scientific Evidence Suggests Martial Arts Reduce Sensitivity To Pain

Pain is unavoidable aspect of the jiu-jitsu experience. Much like in many other martial arts it plays a significant role in every aspect of training. How does that alter the life experience?  There...

Learn Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu’s Are you Kidding Me Kimura

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu is a celebrated competitor from the Carlson Gracie lineage whose arguably biggest feat was securing the ADCC 2013 Absolute Championship. In addition to this Cyborg...

Jiu-Jitsu for Law Enforcement – Official Gracie University Intro Class

It’s long been believed that every law enforcement officer should know jiu jitsu. A skill that will enable them to both save their lives and the lives of potential people they come into contact...

Gracie Breakdown: Expecting Cops to Fight Crime Without Proper Training, is a Crime in Itself

Often times online we see videos of police officers who are unable to live up to the challenge of their job takes to improper training they receive. Rener and Ryron’s Gracie Breakdown just...

Concussions And Jiu-Jitsu: What You Should Know

Concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way the brain functions. While the effects are usually temporary they can include a variety of symptoms all involving cognitive functions,...

Setting Traps That Will Keep You Mobile and Advancing Positions in BJJ

Being big when starting out bjj can be a bit of a crutch. Naturally often one would develop a good pressure oriented gameplay that favors getting so side control and slowly subduing the opponent from...

Ki Master Takes Massive Hit To Groin From MMA/K1 Fighter

Please do not try this at home. Kirby Roy is Karate Ki master who decided to show the effectiveness of his art by taking a huge hit to the Adam’s Apple and to the Groin from massive MMA/K1 fighter...