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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Wrestle from The Guard: Nicky Ryan’s Buttscoot-Takedown

In this year’s ADCC match against Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor, Nicky Ryan displayed a great and kind of a confusing technique: starting from the bottom seated position, he scored a sweep that...

10 Simple Tips For Massive Improvements in your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Game

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. So you’re improving in BJJ! But not as much as you’d like, eh…? No problem, we’ve got your back! Here are 10 easy to...

Improve Your Stand-Up Game With These Judo Leg Grab Takedowns

If you’re eager to improve your Leg Grab takedown game while training and competing in the Gi, then you’ll be happy to hear that Shintaro Higashi – 6th degree Judo black belt – has...

Surprise Your Opponents With The Korean Seoi Nage Throw!

Throwing people is so much fun, isn’t it?! If you’re a jiujiteiro that favors competing in a Gi, then Judo and perfecting its throws isn’t just fun, but also necessary for your...

The 50/50 With Arms is a New Way Of Passing Guard

Passing with speed, explosiveness and by continuously changing directions is highly effective (and cool, let’s not kid ourselves). But, what if you aren’t that fast and explosive to begin...

When Stuck in Lockdown This Old School Sweep Setup Works Great

Lockdown is such a versatile position, if only you get to know how to use it properly! This becomes even more true when it comes to playing the Lockdown game in the Gi. Magnus Hansson, BJJ black belt...

Learn The “Tennis Pass”, With IBJJF World Champion Jackson Sousa

Guard passing never gets boring, right? You might, actually, prefer doing it in the Gi because of all of the available options… Well, in that case, we have prepared a great surprise for you!...

High Pressure Knee Cut Pass By BJJ World Champion Ffion Davies

If you find yourself stuck in the top Half Guard position way too often, and if you’re a fan of the pressure-passing BJJ game, then you are going to love this Knee Cut Pass – it will solve...

Sore Muscles After BJJ? Here’s What You Can Do

So, your muscles hurt, don’t they? Of course they’re sore, after you decided to put into action that 3 and a half hours per day, 6 days per week BJJ training schedule… Even though...

Get Promoted To Blue Belt Faster – 6 Tips For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a white belt – whether you’re fresh out of your second class or if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your blue...

How To Modify The 5×5 Strength Training Program For Grapplers

So, you’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and absolutely love it! However, you also want to become stronger and you figured out that BJJ, in and of itself, doesn’t help you too much...

Flying Submissions… Just Don’t Do Them

You’ve probably seen the video in which a grappler, trying to do the Flying Armbar, falls down and seriously injures his neck… A horrific incident, one which everyone is extremely sad...

How To Afford To Train BJJ If You Don’t Have The Money For It

So, you want to train Jiu Jitsu… And, whether you want to continue training or just get started on your BJJ journey, the problem is the same – you don’t have the money for it! Look, we...

Roberto “Gordo” Correa On How He Developed The Offensive Half Guard

Roberto “Gordo” Correa is an important and legendary figure of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. A part of the old school generation, he has trained under Jean-Jacques Machado and has received his...

Jeff Glover On Why He Likes To Grapple Much Larger Opponents

Known for his unorthodox and entertaining competing style, Jeff Glover is one of the most remarkable and well-known faces of the modern day jiu jitsu game. We decided to have a brief chat with him....

How To Move Like A Wrestler And Improve Your Footwork For BJJ

While techniques – in their various forms, including stand-up ones – are covered extensively in BJJ training sessions, very little attention is given to actual footwork. This is something that...

Top Competitor Advises To Study More BJJ And Train Less

If you are an up and coming competitor, you might come to believe that putting in more training sessions and more live rolls is the way to develop your skill level. And it makes sense, right? Well,...

What Do You Do If Your BJJ Instructor Sucks?

So, you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a while and you slowly, but surely, came to a realization: „My BJJ instructor is not that perfect after all!“ Well, of course he isn’t...

Law Enforcement and Security Techniques That Just Don’t Work

You’ve probably had a chance to see all of those inefficient martial arts techniques on Instagram, Youtube and similar, right? And, while it seems that they are often a laughing stock for some...

How Can I Train a New BJJ Technique So That I Don’t Forget It?

Oh, so many techniques! You know how it is: BJJ offers an enormous amount of sweeps, submissions and escapes to choose from, so much so that it’s truly a great treat to be at the class, to roll...

Chael Sonnen On Why Folkstyle Is The Best Style Of Wrestling

It’s not rare that you hear the discussion on which type of wrestling is „the best“, and it often revolves around a debate between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling. However, Chael Sonnen...

Travis Stevens Teaches The Most Powerful (Legal) Judo Throw

Let’s face it: the fact is that you’re probably not practicing and drilling takedowns and throws as much as you should. But, hear us out; what if you could learn the most powerful legal...

Best Set Up For Triangle From Bottom Side Control by Braulio Estima

Playing defense in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is most commonly associated with evading submissons and escaping bad positions. However, just because you’re defending yourself doesn’t mean you...

Dominate with The Reverse Grip Kimura

The Closed Guard possesses so many submission options that it’s sometimes as if you’re in an ice cream shop: there’s just too many flavors to choose from! Sometimes, however, it...