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Author Archive: BJJEE

Round Up Of Funniest Cases Of fraudulent Belt Promotions

Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was japanese jiu jitsu, a discipline they made out some outright owned it. Such was the...

The Most Intense Black Belt Self Defense Test Done by “The Bruce Lee of Krav Maga”

    We often hear about contests and comparisons for the ultimate martial art – but what we don’t see every day is a self proclaimed Bruce Lee of Krav Maga do the test in a bjj...

Debunking The Number 1 Lie In Jiu Jitsu

In Jiu Jitsu there are many relative truths. As some say it’s not so much dependant on if a move works as much as the accent is if it works for you. So what is the number 1 lie in all of...

Five Things You Learn On The Mat That Apply To Life

So many of us love Jiu-Jitsu because of the benefits we derive from being on the mat. From the camaraderie, the health benefits, to the competition aspects and more. But one of the most amazing...

Lightning Fast Ankle Lock Submission – Mikey Musumeci

Mikey Musumeci is a 3x IBJJF World Champion representing CTA (Caio Terra Association) and is the only American to hold 3 world titles in the gi. Mikey has competed against the biggest names in the...

Andre Galvao Explains How To Enter “Turbo Mode” In Your BJJ

Andre Galvao is one of those competitors who are never out of shape – and many even say they’ve never seen him out of shape – ever. Previously he was quoted saying there’s two...

What Are The Life Changing Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not just a sport, it is a way of life, a lifestyle. Once you have experienced one or two classes, I guarantee you will be hooked. Have you ever wanted to start a martial...

Being Afraid To Look Bad in Training Is What Hurts Your Progress

How many times have you sat out a round? How many times have you said no to a roll because the partner who offered is drastically better or worse than you?  Everyone doing bjj is at it to improve...

A Stretch That Will Rid You Of Sciatica, Hip & Lower Back Pain

Every jiu-jiteiro has their hips and back encumbered. The only thing that varies is the level of chronic pain and where it’s localized. But good stretching can preempt that and even help in...

The Big Difference Between BJJ and MMA Mindset

  There are many differences between bjj and mma, some of the main ones being quite literal in terms of punching but there are also other more subtle differences like: MMA uses a smaller number...

I’m An Assassin BJJ Nerd, And You Can Be Too

I am not a natural athlete. At school I was in the C team reserves in rugby, did not compete in any of the sports day events, and I have never been particularly strong, fast, or fit, and that was the...

Muay Thai Champion & Supermodel Mia Kang Takes Up Jiu-Jitsu Hoping To Transition To MMA

After news broke out that Supermodel Irina Shayk was into Jiu-Jitsu: Super Model Irina Shayk: I’m Obsessed With Jiu Jitsu Supermodel Mia Kang believes now is the right time to take on another...

Super Model Irina Shayk: I’m Obsessed With Jiu Jitsu

Irina Shayk is quite religious with her work outs, after all her livelihood depends on being in outstanding shape. Recently the super model shared: Summer with @intimissimiofficial 💚 A post shared...

Jiu Jitsu Is Expensive, Time Consuming and Challenging – It’s Also The Best so Stop Making Excuses

    Often times you read about the expenditures, aches and doubts related to jiu jitsu. Some people think they’re too old, some think they’re too fat, some are just afraid to...

5 Dirty 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...

Is it OK To Hold Back a Student From Promotion Because of Bad Attitude?

2 years ago, all eyes were focussed on drama happening over at Marcelo Garcia academy. Ever the class act, Marcelo delivered a statement to the public in the softest terms possible explaining his...

Why Does Your BJJ Instructor Have To Be The Best On The Mat?

    Many beginners look at different gyms when they first start out. For majority of people preparing to join the dominance instructor asserts on the mat is a deciding factor. But what...

Navy Seal Rates BJJ as 2nd Best Martial Art for Self Defense, after A Gun

  BJJ has proven itself time and time again in risky situations. It enables the practitioner to think rationally in high risk situation as well as provides plenty of other benefits. When it...

How Do You Know When A BJJ Academy Is Right For You

  Picking a good place for yourself to practice is almost as important as deciding to do bjj as a bad choice can seriously hinder your journey. There’s many different factors you should be...

How To Maintain Strength When Cutting Weight For Jiu Jitsu Competitions

    In this article we will talk about a couple of strategies that you can employ in order to maintain your strength while  cutting weight for a BJJ tournament. Exercise selection. When...

Should You Roll With People That Give You Bad Vibes?

Written by Iva Djokovic, Psychology graduate and BJJ practitioner at Kimura Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Serbia.   Brazilian jiu-jitsu unlike some martial arts cannot be separated from the...

Bulletproof For BJJ: Get Strong, Mobile & Injury Proof For BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a multidimensional sport. The activity demands a high level of strength, power, endurance, and flexibility. This has led to a rise in certain training practices by many...

Dean Lister: I Will Not Give a Brown Belt to Anyone Who is a D*ckhead

  Dean Lister is a worldly martial artist – including speaking a variety on languages including Portuguese, rudimentary French and even some Croatian (thanks to being Mirko CroCop...

Black Belt: The Only People Who Should Care About The Patch on Your Back are Biker Clubs & Street Gangs

Politics have always been one facet of the lifestyle in jiu-jitsu. For this part of the subculture a term Creonte was created. Carlson Gracie came up with term “Creonte”   Creonte was the...