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Author Archive: BJJEE

The Dirtiest Moves in Jiu Jitsu Matches

People often say jiu-jitsu is about humbleness and respect. But when it comes to competition the lines get very blurry. We’ve compiled a list of famous misbehaving videos including everything...

Judo’s Incredible 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...

How Beneficial Was Olympics Inclusion To Judo?

The international judo federation will tell you judo is undoubtedly the most popular combat sport in the world. To quote their website, judo is the second most popular sport (from all sports) judging...

The Fastest Way To Get Your Blue Belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have a unified criteria so getting to that coveted next level is in no way easy. What you often hear is “train more”. Training is a necessity but there is such a...

Older People Can Still Do BJJ, but How?

“Age is just a number. It is never too late to do BJJ.” Over several years of training and coaching, I have seen a lot of people give this advice to older BJJ practitioners. In fact, that advice...

ADCC Champion Rani Yahya’s Must See Kata Gatame Finishing Detail

Former ADCC Champ and UFC fighter Rani Yahya is famous for very good choke details. He’s previously shared some keen insight on the North south choke: ADCC Champ Rani Yahya Teaches His Infamous...

Roger Gracie’s Foot Lock Details That He Used To Submit Shinya Aoki in ADCC

Roger Gracie is an undisputed GOAT – greatest of all time in jiu jitsu. Just last year he prooved his dominance submitting Marcos Almeida Buchecha in their rematch. Worth noting is that just...

Roger Gracie’s Key Concepts for Maintaining a Dominant Mount

Roger Gracie is the undisputed greatest of all time (GOAT) in jiu jitsu. In fact Gracie is so dominant that just past year he managed to submit 10x World Champion Marcos Almeida Buchecha with a...

3 Helpful Beverages to Drink at Jiu Jitsu Class and 2 You Must Avoid

We all know that kid who shows up to the gym with a Kool Aid Jammer or whatever other ridiculous drink, then complains about being tired halfway through. There’s a correlation there. Certain...

Kayla Harrison: ‘I’m 100%’ Sure I’d Beat Khabib in a Judo Match’

Kayla Harrison is the only Judo Olympian from the USA to have won a Gold medal. And now she’s baring her teeth. She was quoted saying the following: “Am I gonna beat Khabib? I mean I think I...

The Best Leg Lockers in Gi BJJ Today

Gi training is often quite different from NoGi training. The multitude of grips can be taxing but it can also be of help. It all depends upon the practitioner. These are some of the most exciting...

Conor McGregor Grappling With Old School BJJ black belt Chris Haueter

BJJ brown belt Conor McGregor has some legit grappling skills, but has never really showcased his grappling skills in MMA. After Back in 2017, McGregor trained jiu-jitsu with one of the dirty dozen...

Walk-in Challenges Wushu World Champion

Sanshou is a hybrid discipline more or less translating into “unsanctioned fight” and it is a Chinese self-defense system and combat sport. It was developed by Chinese military and based...

What is the Monkey Tail Guard in Jiu-Jitsu?

  From the school of Atos comes yet another guard innovation. Usually these innovations are related to another Atos squad member – Keenan Cornelius but now we’re getting some top...

What are the Benefits of Training Under a BJJ World Champion?

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Black Belt Model Monique Ricardo: ‘BJJ Was The First Sport I Ever Did’

Monique Ricardo is a BJJ Black Belt and a Model to boot. She’s quite passionate about maintaining her body through a healthy lifestyle. She started her fitness career back in 2007 – since...

The Unstoppable ‘Mermaid Pass’ in Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu lands itself to constant innovation. The changes the game has gone through the years are remarkable. Many innovators walk among us and keep working constantly on inventing new moves and...

Wicked Kimura set up from side control

Kimura (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), chicken wing/double wrist lock (catch wrestling), or reverse keylock are terms used to specify a medial keylock known in judo as gyaku ude-garami (reverse arm...

It’s Never Too Late to Be a Jiu-Jitsu Mat Savage

Alan Philips is 71 years old – he’s also an active jiu jitsu practitioner. Alan recently shared his journey in an incredibly inspiring video titled “It’s never too late to be...

Using The BJJ ‘Old School’ Half Guard System To Easily Sweep More Powerful Opponents

When you train Jiu-Jitsu, facing a wrestler can be a daunting task. They have great grappling conditioning, are very scrappy, have great base, and are very aggressive. Wrestlers have strength,...

Stubborn Grapplers REFUSES to Tap Multiple Times To Leglocks -Pays the Price

In brazilian jiu-jitsu  – like in life – it’s very important to know how to deal with defeat, failure and losing. In 2017, while the above mentioned gentlemen put up a decent match...

How Does An Increase In Muscle Mass & Bodyweight Affect Grappling Conditioning?

In order to become the best jiu-jiteiro you can be it’s not enough to just attend class day after day – you need to maximize strength, power, flexibility, balance and endurance! So...

Sean Patrick Flanery’s ‘Born a Champion’ is an homage to Brazilian jiu-jitsu

After the calamity that is the new Nicolas Cage movie called “Jiu-Jitsu” which actually has nothing to do wit Jiu-Jitsu, we now have a promising MMA/BJJ movie coming up. The trailer for the...

The Perfect Sambo-BJJ Fusion: 4 Foot Sweeps For No Gi by Vlad Koulikov

Coming from a bjj world the term sweep is typically interpreted as an overturn that happens while one of both opponents are ground fighting. However coming from judo sweep usually relates to foot...