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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Chael Sonnen Comments McGregor’s Recent Wrestling Video: “He’s Coming Back”

In a recently published social media video, Conor McGregor was seen putting in hard wrestling training rounds. The former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion sparred with with the world-class...

Khamzat Chimaev’s Passport Reportedly Seized In Russia

Brazilian outlet Combate has reported that Khamzat Chimaev’s passport was confiscated by the Russian authorities in St. Petersburg, where he was supposed to transition and board the second...

Opponent Stood Up In Your Guard? Go For The Body Clinch Takedown

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

Nicky Rodriguez Shows An Incredibly Effective Turtle Escape – The Step Over

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...

These Ankle Lock Defense Concepts Will Keep You Safe Every Time

Do you want to build a solid submission game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If so, then that means that you need to have a strong defense first. For, how are you supposed to feel confident in your...

Mikey Musumeci Challenges Sambo Athletes: “Let’s See Which Is Superior, Sambo Or BJJ”

Mikey Musumeci is making a big splash in the world of martial arts. Most recently, he did so with his recent performance in the ONE Flyweight Submission Grappling world title match, against Cleber...

Turtled Up? Peek Out & Take The Opponent’s Back With This Technique

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...

Force Your Opponent To Turtle Up With The “Kosoto”

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is nowhere as greatly explored as other positions are. That is to say: there are a number of possibilities when your opponent turtles up, both for...

Mackenzie Dern: “I Had A Lot Of Opportunities To Finish It – She Was Just A Better Fighter”

Mackenzie Dern put on a spectacular show at UFC Vegas 61. She competed against Yan Xiaonan, the Chinese national who is a #6 ranked UFC strawweight athlete. However, despite being persistent with...

Musumeci: “I’m Very Introverted, It Felt Like I Was Back At The Beginning Of Competing”

Mikey Musumeci had a phenomenal performance at his inaugural ONE Flyweight Submission Grappling World Championship match against Cleber Sousa. In 10 minutes of action-packed rolling, Mikey was the...

BJJ Advice: You Could Be Wasting Your Time By Watching Match Footage

If you want to improve your BJJ game, you have to be active about it outside of training. You have to do your homework; watching videos and instructionals, writing down notes, thinking about your...

Here’s How To Enter The Single Leg X From Butterfly Guard

The butterfly guard is one of the simplest, yet most effective open guard in BJJ. It can be used against opponents of any size as it utilizes the strongest part of our body-the legs, to pull, lift,...

Roy Dean Demonstrates The Classic Side Control Escape

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

[Throwback] When UFC Veteran Claudia Gadelha Competed Against Average, Middle-Aged Men

Claudia Gadelha is a former UFC strawweight fighter, who broke into the MMA scene when there were very few women fighting in it. But before turning pro, she also took part at a Brazilian variety show...

Demian Maia Demonstrates The Best Rear Naked Choke Variation

The Rear Naked Choke is a true “king” of submissions. Applied from the back – the most dominant position – it leaves your opponents no options other than to tap out or go to...

Romulo Barral Ended Up In Hospital Due to Blood Infection

Sometimes, obstacles will jump out of nowhere – and you’ll be temporarily stopped on your BJJ journey. There’s no going around it; it happens to everyone, professional athletes...

What’s It Like To Be Coached By Khabib Nurmagomedov? Belal Muhammad Explains

If you want to become the best, then you’ve got to spend time with the best. You have to learn from them, listen to their advice and apply it; and, if you’re a martial artist, then you...

Antonio Inoki, Wrestling Legend Who Faced Muhammad Ali, Passes Away

Antonio Inoki, the Japanese professional wrestling legend and mixed martial arts pioneer, has passed away. As confirmed by Yahoo Japan, he died at the age of 79 years old, after a battle with health...

Musumeci Beats Sousa – Wins Inaugural ONE Flyweight Submission World Title

Mikey Musumeci has done it again! On Friday, September 30, he took on Cleber Sousa in the inaugural ONE Championship Flyweight Submission World Title match… And won via unanimous decision!...

Mackenzie Dern On Being Too Respectful With Submissions: “I’ll Have To Be A Bit Meaner”

Mackenzie Dern is one of the best BJJ specialists in the history of the UFC. However, despite being more dominant on the ground than her previous two opponents – Marina Rodriguez and Tecia...

These Cross Collar Choke Details Make It Much, Much More Efficient

The mount position is one of the most dominant controlling positions in BJJ. It is one of the fundamental positions in Jiu-Jitsu and is arguably one of the most valuable lessons a student will learn...

Use The Underhook – And Escape Side Control With Ease

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is...

This Knee On Belly Escape To Ankle Pick Setup Is Ridiculously Simple

Do you struggle when your training partners and opponents hit you with the Knee On Belly position? When they’re having so much fun with it? The Knee On Belly doesn’t just hurt the body,...

BJJ Advice: To Become A Successful Competitor, You Need To Have Self Reliance

Yes, time training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is – for the most part – spent with your training partners. But, when the day approaches that you have to go out and compete… Then...