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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Gordon Ryan on Andre Galvao: “We’re All On The Same Page About Him, Except Those Who Are In Denial”

The ADCC 2022 is coming closer with each passing week, and so is the highly anticipated superfight between Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao. Ryan, as usual, is going towards the match with absolute...

This “Chin In The Eye” Detail is an Arm Triangle Game-Changer in BJJ

The Arm Triangle… It just might be one of your favorite submissions. But, what you’ll come to notice – especially against bigger and stronger opponents – is that, no matter...

Guy With No BJJ Experience Uses “Sleeper Hold” to Defend a Woman in a Street Fight

It’s not everyday that you hear stories about people with no Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience using BJJ techniques to subdue someone in a street fight. However, that’s exactly what Josh...

UFC 273: Aleksei Oleinik Submits Jared Vanderaa via Scarf Hold & Makes Him Vomit

Aleksei Oleinik, even though 44 years old, has just managed to pull of his 60th (!) career win. At UFC 273, he tapped out Jared Vanderaa in the first round. Vanderaa attempted to impose his own game...

This Barbaric Wrist Lock from Side Control Will Make You Lose Friends

All submissions are great. But some are greater than others – such as the Wrist Lock. For, no matter how you feel on the receiving end of it, there’s still something phenomenally...

Demian Maia Shares The Best Training Method For Improving in BJJ

There’s a lot of things that you could do to improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… In fact, there is so many of them, that it’s easy to get lost. And that’s why it’s so...

You Need To Try Out These 2 Easy Side Control Escape Options

Know that feeling of being crushed in Side Control? Yeah, not a pleasant one. And it gets even less pleasant when your training partner switches to Kesa Gatame – that’s when you really...

Fabio Gurgel on Opening a BJJ Gym at 18 Years Old: “First And Foremost, I Respected My Instructor”

Opening your own BJJ gym is never an easy thing to do… Especially when you’re a brown belt and just 18 years old; exactly the belt rank and age that Fabio Gurgel was when he ventured...

PSA: Don’t Use BJJ As An “Escape” From Life’s Problems

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an amazing martial art. For, it’s not just that you’re getting healthier, fitter, more confident and happier… But you’re also strengthening your...

This Wrist Lock From The Back Will Get You Taps Every Time

The Wrist Lock is an incredibly sneaky and versatile submission. It can be set up from just about anywhere, without your opponents expecting it; and it can also be used as a threat – something...

What Does It Take To Earn A BJJ Black Belt?

Almost everyone who starts training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu wants to get their black belt. However, “getting it” actually isn’t the proper expression… As you don’t get your...

BJJ White Belts: This’s How To Make Your Armbar More Efficient From Top Positions

Don’t tell us, we know it happened to you like a million times… You’ve finally gained top position – either a Mount or Side Mount and you’ve isolated the training...

Kit Dale: “Do Jiu-Jitsu Professionally Only If You Love The Journey”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been experiencing exponential growth in the last couple of years; both on the amateur and professional scenes alike. So, it’s not just that a lot of people are rolling...

Bernardo Faria Announces Boxing Instructional with Mike Tyson

If you train Jiu-Jitsu you have for sure heard of the leading website BJJ Fanatics, who feature quality instructionals from Tom DeBlass, Craig Jones, Dean Lister, Bernardo Faria and many...

Demian Maia Set for Grappling Match vs. UFC Welterweight Alex Oliveira

Demian Maia is one of the best grapplers to have ever walked the Earth, especially in the MMA scene. And now he’s returning back to competition, though not with a mixed martial arts fight....

Caio Terra: “When I First Started BJJ, I Was Forced To Do It By My Mother”

Every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student has a different story so as to why they’ve started training. And the same is true for elite-level BJJ athletes; such as Caio Terra, who is a 12x world champion...

What Are You Supposed To Do After Receiving Your BJJ Black Belt?

It’s quite easy to set big goals as you climb through the ranks of colored belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s simple to do, actually; for, one of your biggest objectives will always be...

ADCC North American West Coast Trials 2022: Full Results

The ADCC North American West Coast Trials have now come to an end too. It has been the biggest one ever, as a number of athletes looked to reserve their spot for this year’s ADCC World...

Gordon Ryan Announces NFT Creation & Release

Gordon Ryan seems to be on the forefront of many innovations in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community… All the way from getting sponsored by a cryptocurrency company and then Joe Rogan himself, to...

This Double Leg Variation Works Great For Taller Grapplers & MMA Fighters

The Double Leg takedown is one of the first takedowns you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And rightfully so; it isn’t (too) complicated for the beginner grappler, while at the same time...

Why Low Expectations Could Be The Key To Your BJJ Success

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be a real rollercoaster of emotions. A couple of days you feel great about your progress and then you feel bad about it later. This, it must be emphasized, is...

John Danaher Explains Why Observation Is Crucial During BJJ Training

Almost every BJJ student, no matter who they are and what they usually do, would like to train more. They’d like to drill and roll more, much more frequently, but they can’t. They...

Can You Become Good At BJJ Without Competing In It?

Ah, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… There’re scarcely any things that are better than it, right? It’s an opportunity to combine hanging out with like-minded, awesome people, with becoming...

What Should You Eat Before A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training Session?

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is almost always an enjoyable experience… Unless you ate too much beforehand. Or if you ate the wrong food. In these cases, you’re not going to have a great...