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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

So You Injured Your Knee In BJJ? Follow This Simple Step-By-Step Guide

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the matter of a fact is – if you haven’t injured your knee while training BJJ so far, there’s a high chance that you’ll injure it sometime down the...

Cover Their Mouth And Nose: 3 FILTHY Tips For A Faster Tap In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. While it’s phenomenal to roll and compete, no matter the result, you should be well aware that there are some people who will do...

Cracking Your Back Sure Feels Good… But Is It Bad For Your Health?

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, then you know very well just how stiff your back can get. All of that inverting, getting stacked, pressure passed and twisted into all directions takes its toll....

How To Prevent Getting A Staph Infection In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

One of the worst things that can happen when you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is being forced to stop training. Almost every Jiujiteiro understands what this is about; you enjoy spending time on the...

You’ll Progress The Most In Bjj AFTER You Reach Your BLACK BELT

Photo: Joshua Halvatzis, GoLive You’ll never stop learning in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! There’s always so much to improve in that you can be certain that it’ll never seize to be...

Should You Visit And Train In Other BJJ Gyms? Yes – This Is Why And How

So, perhaps you’ve just gotten a bit of time off of work, or you passed all of your exams… Or you simply created more free time for yourself; and you’ve decided to spend it by going...

NEVER Get Tapped Out Again In Jiu Jitsu By Using This Little Trick

Hey, you. Yes, you! Pssst, quiet, we have a secret to share with you… A top secret piece of advice, actually… Listen up: how would you like to know a very sneaky trick that will give you...

What A ‘Mat Enforcer’ In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – And How To Be One?

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for long enough, then you’ve probably heard of someone being called a „mat enforcer“. But, what does this even mean – is the mat enforcer...

So You Have A Crush On A BJJ Teammate? Keep This In Mind

Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not only a great way for getting into shape, learning cool techniques and for falling in love with the martial art altogether. It’s also a fantastic way to meet...

5 Reasons Why You Will NEVER Be Good at Jiu Jitsu

Sometimes, the lack of progress will just show up and there’s not much you’ll be able to do about it, except continue training. This is a part of the usual „progress cycle“, where...

Is Sacrificing Your Free Time For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Really Worth It?

Truth be told, Jiu Jitsu takes a lot of time. It’s not just about the training; but there’s the getting ready part, travelling to the academy part, showering after training part, driving...

This Judo Throw Combination Is The BEST One For BJJ Practitioners

Judo throws are usually less favored than Wrestling throws in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, especially in No Gi. There are two reasons behind this. First of all, Judo is trained, well, in the Gi. And if...

The Best Armbar Escape For BJJ Beginners – The Hitchhiker Escape!

As a beginner in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you probably want to learn submissions and nothing else, right? Of course you do, because that’s what makes BJJ so exciting! Choking someone out with a...

Roger Gracie on Why You Need To Be Good at Just a Few Jiu-Jitsu Moves

More techniques  = more Jiu Jitsu success, right? Well, legendary Roger Gracie doesn’t think so. In his eyes, becoming a great jiujiteiro means becoming very good in a handful of techniques by...

Most Stupid Ways To Get Injured In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

All things aside, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport. And, just like it is the case with any combat sport, chances are that you’ll get injured somewhere along the line....

Early Morning BJJ Training Giving You Trouble? These 3 Tips Will Help

Oh you poor soul – the only BJJ classes that you can make to are the early morning ones? Tough luck, but hey, we get it. You might be working all day or you might have college classes with a weird...

Was Bruce Lee Really a Black Belt in Judo?

Bruce Lee’s name is unanimous with excellence in martial arts. His philosophy of utilizing everything that is useful and rejecting everything that isn’t – it’s a wonderful,...

Butterfly Sweep Your Opponent From Standing… Straight Into A Darce

The art of chaining transitions and submissions from one another is perhaps the most beautiful thing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Wherever you start from, from whichever position it may be, you can always...

Andre Galvao Teaches The SUPER ARMBAR From Closed Guard

The Armbar from Closed Guard is one of the first submissions a new BJJ white belt learns. But, it’s also one of those submissions that – after a while – aren’t regarded with the same...

What (Not) To Eat Before Competition For Ultimate Performance

Picture this: it’s competition day and you’re as hyped as you can be. Your training has been absolutely on point for the last few months, and you’re a much more technical and...

Who Are The BJJ Practitioners With the Most INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS?

The rise of social media and its importance had an impact on almost every business sphere in the world. And, like it or not, BJJ is not just a sport but a business too! Those Jiujiteiros that have...

You’ve Never Learned Leglocks Before? This Is How To Start

So you’ve never learned Leglocks before, haven’t you? It may have been because your academy is more „traditional“ in that sense – or, quite simply, because you were a new white belt...

Vitamin D – This Is Why You, As A BJJ Athlete, MUST Take More Of It

When was the last time you spent a decent amount of time outside, exposed to the sun’s rays? Was it, like, a couple of months ago when you were sunbathing at the beach? That’s not...

This Is How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Actually Helps With Mental Health

The bodily health benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are obvious. Your cardiovascular fitness improves, which means that your heart and lungs are getting stronger. You get leaner and lose excess fat,...