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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

The Spinning Baseball Bat Choke Will Sleep Your Opponents FAST!

If you want to tap your opponent out, then one of the things you should think about is: „Which submission and its setup are the sneakiest ones from here… Which is the one that my opponent...

How To Know If Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The Right Sport For You

So you just started training BJJ – or, perhaps you’ve been training it for quite some time already – but you’re sort of having second thoughts on whether or not this is truly the...

This Triangle “Trap” Setup Is So Simple That You’ll Be Using It All The Time

Jeff Glover, one of the BJJ community’s most beloved jiujiteiros and most creative competitors, has prepared quite a treat – in this video with Bernardo Faria, he explains how you can create...

“It’s Either Me Or BJJ!” How To Deal With Toxic Relationships And BJJ

„It’s either me or BJJ!“ Have you ever been in that sort of a situation, where your significant other becomes really mad because of your love (and, sometimes, outright obsession) with Jiu...

Building yourself an Effective BJJ Game Based on High Level Fundamentals

Learning the fundamentals is easy when you’re just starting out with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. For the most part, and most of the time, they’re fun to learn; in the end of ends, everything is...

Refine Your Basic Mount Escape – And Make It Work Every Time

Basics… Work! And they work well, but the thing a lot of jiujiteiros make a mistake in is in thinking that just because something „works“, that it’ll work in the same way for every...

Experiencing Pain In Your Forearms? These BJJ-Specific Exercises Will Help

Grips! So important, yet so rarely given the proper focus. However, you already know that, so you’ve been practicing your grip fighting skills as often as you can and you’re gripping the...

Is BJJ Really Basically Just (Kosen) Judo?

Rivalry between Judo and BJJ practitioners is not unusual. Most of the times it’s good natured debates on which martial art is „better“ or more effective… And one of the most...

Make The Tripod Sweep Work Against ANYONE With These Details

There are some techniques that you learn very early on, maybe even at your first BJJ class or two; but which you don’t use for too long, as it seems – after a certain level – that these...

Three Easy Ways To Maintain Back Control In BJJ

The back is there to be taken! It’s no coincidence that taking someone’s back is regarded as the most powerful position to have in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; it’s where you can pose a LOT...

Use Your Opponent’s Escape Attempt For The Most Effective S Mount Armbar!

There’s a LOT of techniques you can learn in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! In fact, there’s so many, that you’ll likely never be able to learn the most of them… But here’s the...

GAME CHANGING Details For Your Side Control By Cyborg

Details… There’s simply never enough of them! Each and every little tidbit can help you improve your game by a substantial margin; and this is equally true for escapes, submissions and...

So You Got Overlooked at the Latest BJJ Belt Promotion. What Now?

Yes, we know… That belt promotion just happened and, well, you didn’t really participate in any part of it other than, perhaps, the gauntlet or the shark tank. To put it more bluntly –...

When Is The Right Time To Start Competing In BJJ?

Most people start training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because they want to do something which will keep them fit and healthy, because they want to learn how to defend themselves, or/and because...

7 Things That Jiu-Jitsu Can Teach You About Life

BJJ is much more than just a sport! It doesn’t only get you fit and healthy, but it increases your self-confidence, gives you an opportunity to meet fantastic new people, to think more...

How To Keep Training BJJ When Stressed Out From Work Or School

Training Jiu Jitsu is fun, and just being able to roll is a blessing in and of itself! Or at least that’s how it feels like most of the time; especially when other things around you are...

BJJ Chokes That Will Keep You Safe In A Street Altercation

It goes without saying that your goal should always be to not get involved in any sort of a street fight. It’s best to just deescalate the situation by talking with the other side; or, if that...

The Octopus Guard Is Your New Best Position… Especially From Closed Guard!

Ever felt the need to practice some unusual setups and techniques? We’re certain you did, but we’re also sure that you tried out some really low percentage moves; ones that look fancy,...

This Is How You’ll Take The Back From Turtle… Each And Every Time!

Yeah, we know how it goes. You fought hard to get your training partner into an inferior position… And you’ve done it! In fact, you’ve placed them into one of the most defensive...

This Is How To Use The Collar Drag To Start Attacking From The Bottom

Do you consider yourself to be a good, or at least an average bottom guard BJJ player? How about in the Gi – are you any better in it than without it? Whatever your answer may be, the truth is...

The Peruvian Necktie Is A Must-Have In Your Submission Toolkit

A lot of submissions can, despite the pain and injuries they offer, be „pushed through“ in a competitive setting. Your opponent has been training very hard for a given tournament, he wants to win...

Stiff Neck Because Of BJJ? These 3 Stretches Will Help

How’s your neck feeling right now? If we had to guess, we would say that it’s probably really stiff from all of those rolls you’ve accumulated on the mats up until now… And...

Is BJJ Really Not For You… Or Are You Just Too Lazy?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Tough times come and go; they aren’t meant to last, but to pass and teach us an important lesson or two. This is true for most of...

Focus On How You Fail, NOT On Your Success In BJJ Training

It’s such a fantastic sensation when you notice yourself making progress in BJJ! Becoming better is what it’s all about, after all – and it sure feels neat when you’re succeeding...