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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

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,...

If Nothing Else, BJJ Will Leave You With This One Thing

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Do you ever wonder: „Jeez, I like training BJJ, but what if I stop training it one day… What if it gets boring to me, what if the...

Neutralize The Knee Shield With This Pass By Andre Galvao

Passing the Knee Shield is never an easy task! Plus, if the roll or the match is in the Gi, then it can get particularly difficult and nerve-racking to get out of this position and move into a more...

Which Takedowns Should I Use In A Street Altercation?

Takedowns are always a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training! After all, as some of the nay-sayers would say – but rightfully so – if you can’t take the fight to the ground,...

Try This High Crotch to Double Leg Instead of Telegraphing Your Double Legs

Oh yes – the double leg and its fun variations! It’s certain that we will never have enough of the versatility of this takedown and of seeing it work in real time. So, today we’ll...

Sequences or Positional Techniques : Which One To Focus When Learning BJJ?

If you’re looking to learn more BJJ techniques, then one of the most important ways of acquiring these moves is through drilling and practicing them. However, not all practice is made equal....

This Is How You Take The Back From A DLR Lasso Guard

If you want to become known as someone who totally dominates their BJJ opponents, then you absolutely have to develop a strong backtake game! There are so many approaches to it – to taking your...

Don’t Let The Risk Of Failure Stop You In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Photo: Jared Lopper As you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will cross paths with many different training partners and opponents, each with their own unique game. Some you will have an easier time...

The Lineage Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Robert Drysdale Has Exciting Updates!

The history of Jiu Jitsu is a fascinating subject, one with many implications for the present-day martial art. However, it’s also full of unanswered questions and polemics – one of them being...

How GOOD Was Royce Gracie Actually? His MMA Track Record Shows

Whenever you hear Royce Gracie’s name, you’ll be able to hear quite a bit about him; about being a legendary figure of both BJJ and MMA, but a controversial one as well. The truth is...

If You Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, You Should Get Regular Massages

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’re more than very well acquainted with the after-training soreness. But, this soreness isn’t exactly the same one you’d experience after a hard...

How To Boost Your IMMUNE SYSTEM To The Max While Training Jiu Jitsu

The Coronavirus pandemic has made everyone worried, regardless of their career, hobbies and other activities in life. The reason behind this is simple; no matter the activity, you first have to be...

Dealing With The Wrestler’s Shin Whizzer Has Never Been THIS Easy

Over the course of your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training and competition lifetime, you’ll sometimes get into situations where your training partner or opponent will use some sort of a technique or...

Roll Dirty With This Fingers On The Face Technique, By Paul Schreiner

Sometimes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’ll need to resort to tactics and techniques which some may deem as „dirty“ or „too rude“. And one of those times is when you’re fighting...

No Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Near You To Train At? Try This

You just found out about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, haven’t you? It’s such an amazing martial art, isn’t it? Yes yes, we know that you are eager to start training it and to learn how to...

3 Things You Can Learn From Gordon Ryan – Right Now

Be it Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or whichever other area of your life that you’re trying to excel in, you should always be on the look out to learn more. However, a very important part of this...

Opening The Closed Guard In No Gi Isn’t Easy, But This One Option Works Every Time

As you might have noticed, opening the Closed Guard in No Gi is super tricky business… Or, at the very least – a lot of times, it is much more difficult to do than it is the case in the Gi....

Learn One Of The Best Old School Judo Throws – Te Guruma!

You know the saying: „Old school is the best school!“ And while that may not be true in every single case, it most certainly is the truth in the majority of them; including not just the ground...

The Ultimate Cross Choke Setup From Knee Cut Position By Andre Galvao

There are, and will be, many situations where you’ll try something and things won’t go exactly to plan. Most often, this will be the case in guard passing; you’ll try a technique,...

Here’s How to Deal With Frustration In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Feeling frustrated a bit, eh? You’d somewhat like to pull the hair out of your head because you can’t figure that technique out… Even though the coach has shown it, like, a hundred...

Why MEDITATION Is Paramount To Your BJJ Progress

Jiujiteiros often think that the only way to improve in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is through sheer training; be it drilling and rolling on the mats, hitting the weights or something similar. However, even...