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Author Archive: BJJEE

Getting Demoted by Your Instructor For Overly Smashing BJJ Teammates?

  BJJ is a great way to blow off steam but between people lines get crossed all the time. So how do you deal with a student that over the top smashes everyone? Well one distinction that’s...

The Ideal Grappler: An Alternative Perspective

Fighting is a business now. People at the highest levels of every combat sport are pretty much done working for free (except for you IBJJF, you’re the exception for some reason.) As with all...

Tiny Female Judo Black Belt Olympian Grapples White Belt Male

Dojo storming is all the rage today but it’s quite special to see someone ready to take on a huge challenge and keep an open mind. Such was the case with Norwegian judoka – the first ever...

Should Rolling with Students be a Necessity For Every Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. The idea that a belt ranking would be assigned to a student that doesn’t roll is almost universally frowned upon. But what can be said of...

Guide To Smashing Your Grappling Goals and Resolutions for 2023

As with every new year there comes a time when the scores are settled and you think of a direction you’d like to be headed. Whether that something means being involved in a local tournament or...

Become More Dangerous From Bottom Positions With The Guillotine Guard

The Guillotine Guard is a new form of Guard Control that can be used from different forms of Closed and Open Guard. A strong neck control is the foundation of this position and allows you to break...

Roger Gracie: “When Doing Jiu-Jitsu, I Don’t Rely On My Athletic Abilities”

Roger Gracie just made his 2nd appearance on the best bjj podcast out there – Grappling Central Podcast. On what made him retire from competing in both jiu jitsu and mma: “I wanted to finish...

Roger Gracie Not Listening To John Danaher’s Technique Explanation

Guest post by Max of  bjjmore.com Roger Gracie has been training with Gordon Ryan, John Danaher, Giancarlo Bodoni, Oliver Taza and the other New Wave jiu jitsu members in Austin Texas the last few...

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

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...

Roger Gracie Shows How To Defend a Tight Guillotine

Through the years there were plenty of debates on the guillotine. There’s a variety of grips, variations and body type modifications you can apply in order to get the most from the experience....

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu’s Teaches the 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...

The Battle Tested Escape to a Really Tight & Heavy Side Control

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is...

Kimura Trap, Most Powerful Counter to the Single Leg Takedown

  Kimura trap system is widely credited to David Avellan, ADCC bronze medalist and a man of many other accomplishments! The kimura trap system is designed as a powerful submission system that...

These 3 Simple Drills That Will Make Your BJJ Guard Impassable

Passing the guard is no small feat against a skilled opponent and it’s even harder developing a guard that will be a nightmare for everyone. Stephan Kesting offered recently the 3 essential...

Mind blowing Concept: How to Defend Everything in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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...

Judo Black Belt’s Valuable Tips for Cross Training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Judo is fairly fierce. Most judoka who opt to switch to bjj excel their transition through the belt ranking – Travis Stevens notably accomplished rank of bjj black belt in as long as 18 months...

Alan Finfou Talks BJJ Practitioners Buying Black Belts: “It’s Very Sad For Jiu-Jitsu”

  Over the years there were many fake black belts uncovered in addition to the occasional trade off or flat out sale. That’s of course in addition to the occasional “junior black...

The Questions You Need Ask Yourself When You Lose a Jiu-Jitsu Match

What could I have done differently? It’s the obvious question to ask, but answering it honestly requires an objective self-analysis that a lot of people would rather not do. Still, if you want to...

Catch All Your Training Partners with this Unstoppable Calf Slicer by Sean Roberts

Unstoppable Calf Slicer by Sean Roberts | BJJ Kumite ♠️ Sean Roberts(Ralph Gracie Jiujitsu) caught many competitors by surprise with his sneaky Calf Slicer submission. He sets up this attack when...

Fabio Gurgel On Why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Should Never Be In The Olympic Games

A few years ago there was much excitement about the fact there was moment on the front of getting jiu jitsu in the Olympics. The push for Olympic recognation is supported by many including Renzo...

BJJ’s Best Kept Secret: Positional Rolling Makes You Improve Exponentially

When studying a subject, it’s always best if you can find information as close to the source as possible. In history, if you can find direct information from someone that experienced the event,...

Kenpo Karate Black Belt Challenged BJJ Black Belt Nam Phan

    Challenges have been an everyday thing in the lives of most prestigious fighters on the earth. Rickson Gracie, Robson Moura are just a few among the many who have faced gym walk ins...

Is The Concept Of Jiu-Jitsu “Family” Just Fake?

 ‘BJJ Family’ Reality or Fake? What happens when your teammates stop training? Are they still your family? Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is one of the disciplines that takes the most effort to...

Travis Stevens Shares About Hidden FootWork For Judo

  Travis Stevens is among those who have gotten their bjj black belt the fastest. Travis Stevens (18 months) Travis Stevens U.S.A Judo Olympian went through all the BJJ Belts under John Danaher...