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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

This Butterfly Guard Pass Is So Simple That It Works Every Time

The Butterfly Guard is such a versatile position when you’re on the offense; it offers a very wide range of transitions, set ups and even direct submission attacks. That is why, if you are on...

10 Judo Throw Tips That Will Improve Your Technique Greatly

You either love or hate it; but you need Judo training in order to improve your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Plus, if you enjoy those small details that make everything work in Jiu Jitsu, then you should...

The Fishing Pole Guard is The Perfect Solution To Your Opponent’s Smash Pass

The leg lace smash pass is a widely used pass in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Grappler’s Guide Michael Perez has a few great counters for it though – so tune in and read on! FIRST VARIATION Michael...

The Best Guard For Beginners: Collar Sleeve Guard with Rafael Mendes

In the part one of the Introduction to the Collar Sleeve Guard, we’ve examined the basics of setting up this guard, as well as how to set up basic attacks from it. Now, in this second part,...

Learn The K Guard – Lachlan Giles’s Favorite Guard For Leglocks

Alright, bear with us for a moment. Sit down and imagine this: you are hanging out with your friends, eating a great, delicious lunch and just chit-chatting about everything life and Jiu Jitsu...

Mahamed Aly Has Invaluable Advice For Surviving as a Beginner in BJJ

When you’re just starting out on your BJJ journey, it’s easy to get confused by the excess of information at your disposal; techniques, positions, drills, diet… It can be a bit...

Upcoming Documentary To Uncover The Real & Unbiased History of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Do you remember your first steps? One day – be it just a month ago, a couple of decades ago or something in between – you found out about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. You saw it on Youtube, your blue...

The Collar Sleeve Guard: The Best Guard For Beginners in BJJ

The Collar Sleeve Guard may look quite confusing at first glance, especially for beginners. But it isn’t! Once you figure out the basics that make it work, it may very well become one of your...

Deep Half Guard: All The Basics That You Need To Know

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a position that will improve your BJJ game immediately, if only you learn how – and why – to use it. Teco Shinzato, a BJJ World Champion, explains the essentials...

Would A Navy SEAL Be a Good MMA Fighter?

Being a Navy SEAL – a member of one of the most elite special operations forces in the world – is often seen as an epitome of being in top-notch physical and mental condition, of comanding an...

Robert Drysdale Has a Worry Free Escape To a Tight Foot Lock

„Why would you ignore 50% of the human body?“ Well, ever since those great leglock words were uttered by Dean Lister and spread about even more through John Danaher, that 50% of human body is far...

Robert Drysdale Has a Brilliant Way of Turning a Failed Darce Into A Great Guillotine

The Darce and Guillotine Choke support each other and are very good friends… When one fails, the other one is right there to cushion its failure, and revenge its fallen brother! That is...

Wrestle-Jitsu: Wrestling Tricks For BJJ That Will Surprise Your Opponents

Wrestling practice makes for such a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. And not just because of the takedowns and everything that goes with them that you can learn from it; but because you...

Control Your Opponents With Khabib’s Dagestani Handcuff Hammer Lock

Controlling your opponents in BJJ can be tough, especially in No Gi because of the lack of control due to the slippery rashguards. This gets even tougher if you need to do so when they turtle up; it...

Can’t Open Their Arms From Mount? This Works Every Time

So, you’ve passed your opponent’s guard, got into the Side Control or Knee On Belly position, made them suffer there for a bit and then successfully, skillfully – heck, it could even be...

Stuck Deep In A Rear Naked Choke? Give This Last Ditch Escape A Shot!

Well, well, well. What do we have here… You’re in trouble again, aren’t you? You’ve given up your back, your opponent took it, placed their hooks in and secured a Rear Naked...

The Best Head And Arm Guillotine Set Up By Robert Drysdale

Most of the times, if your opponent turtles up, you’ll be aiming to take their back, establish position and move on to impose your submission game from there. But why not change it up a little...

Easy & Effective Ankle Pick Takedown With Robert Drysdale

The Ankle Pick is such a great takedown for jiujiteiros – even though it does (as all techniques do, truth be told) require a bit of practice and repetition in order to pull it off more...

“The Chiropractor” Submission Will Catch Everyone By Surprise

Leglocks will never stop being cool! There are so many variations to them, so many options, so many small details that make them awesome… But, what makes some of them even cooler than the...

Want To Start With Jiu Jitsu? Accept These 4 Hard Truths First

Hooray, you just made a decision to start training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! BJJ will introduce great things to your life, such as: better health, stronger self-confidence, awesome friendships, the...

How To Make Your Submissions Tighter and More Powerful

Everybody wants to make their submissions tighter and more powerful, but few know how easy it is to do so! If you apply the concepts of extension, rotation and compression shown by Rob Biernacki, you...

This Is Why Your Upa – Your Bridge And Roll Technique – Doesn’t Work

Let’s keep it real: there have been lots of times when you were stuck in your training partner’s or opponent’s Mount when you’ve resorted to doing the bridge and roll...

Things They Don’t Tell You Before Your First BJJ Class

You’re on your way to your first BJJ class, aren’t you? All excited and cannot wait to hit the mats, right? Cool! However, before you get to your first training session, hear us...

This Is Why Your Pressure Passing Fails

Pressure passing looks cool, doesn’t it? Certainly you’ve tried it at least a couple of times, only to find out that your training partners can control the distance and retain their Guard...