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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

A Manifesto For Leandro Lo: “We Will Not Forget What Happened”

It’s already been some weeks after Leandro Lo’s tragic death. And the BJJ community remains adamant that the justice is served; for Leandro, his family, friends, and everyone whose life...

How Can You Improve Your Takedowns When Training in a BJJ Academy?

If you are an owner and/or a coach in a BJJ academy, it might be the case that your students haven’t done a lot of takedown training up until now. Whatever the reason for that may be, it...

Are You Making These 5 Beginner BJJ Mistakes?

Here’s the deal: everyone makes mistakes from time to time. And that’s fine, especially in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – because how else are you going to learn? However, if...

This Kimura Defense Turns Into A Wristlock Extremely Quickly

If you had to imagine an ideal Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu move, what would it be? Not just a technique in and of itself… But a sequence of techniques? Well, one of the most beautiful things you could...

This Is How To Build Instincts In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Have you ever rolled with someone who seems like they have… Good instincts for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? On the flipside, you don’t have them, do you? So – how are you supposed to build...

Brandon Mccaghren: “Enjoy Doing Jiu-Jitsu – Then It Doesn’t Feel Like Hard Work”

It’s really popular today to talk about “grinding it out”. About putting in the hard work in order to achieve the goals you’ve set… But here’s the thing: this sort...

Tom Hardy Competes at BJJ Tournament – Wins Gi & No-Gi Divisions

There’s no secret that Tom Hardy loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now a four-stripe blue belt, the famous actor often posts photos from training on his Instagram. And, it seems that he...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Gets KO’d After Slam (Following Armbar Attempt)

You know what they say: sometimes you just have to let go. And that isn’t true only in relationships – but in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well. Especially when you go for a submission...

Gordon Ryan Announces Book About His Mindset & Secrets To Success

Gordon Ryan is arguably the best no-gi BJJ athlete of today. His grappling is spotless… But his mindset is outstanding as well. Well, those who want to learn more about Ryan’s way of...

Police Officer Who Killed Leandro Lo Requests That Lo’s Blood Gets Tested For Stimulants

Henrique Otávio Oliveira Velozo, the police officer who killed Leandro Lo on August 7, has lawyered up. Now – according to UOL – his lawyer is requesting that Lo’s blood gets...

Tom DeBlass Shares Advice For BJJ Instructors: “Give Equal Attention To People”

BJJ instructors don’t have it easy. They have to take care of the training curriculum, of class itself, of how students perform in training and in competition… As well as if they’re...

This Is The #1 Reason Why Your Guard Retention Sucks

Yeah, having your guard passed all the time isn’t fun. Knee Slices, Toreando Passes, Body Lock passes… The technique your training partners and opponents use doesn’t matter –...

How To Get Back To Training After A Traumatic Injury?

No matter how much you love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll get injured at one point in time. And there’s a considerable probability that one of these injuries will...

John Danaher: “Renzo Had A Dynamic Game – He Moved Beautifully”

Every fantastic BJJ athlete has a great coach behind them. But, even their coaches have had amazing people coaching them; for instance, John Danaher‘s first and only instructor was Renzo...

BJJ Advice: Focus On Being Able To Hyperextend The Joint

The basic idea behind BJJ is submitting people through the use of various submissions. And, with the exception of chokes, all submissions involve attacking the other person’s joint. But how are you...

The Body Lock Takedown Is The Easiest Takedown For Self Defense – Here’s How To Do It

If you’re interested in self defense, then there’ll rarely ever be the need for you to learn “complicated” takedown setups. Keeping it simple will work for the most part; and the Body Lock...

Opinion: Every Kid Deserves Access To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

When you’re a kid, there’s not a whole lot that you have under your control. Everyone around you is making decisions on your behalf and, for the most part, you’re growing up in an...

Mikey Musumeci To Fight For First-Ever ONE Submission Grappling World Title

Mikey Musumeci is scheduled to fight for the first-ever submission grappling world title in ONE Championship! As announced by Mikey, the match will take place on September 30: On September 30, this...

BJJ Black Belt Champion, Giovanna Eburneo, Joins WWE As Pro Wrestler

Giovanna Eburneo is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion. The 25 year-old Brazil native has won both the European and Pan-American Championships; she trains, coaches, competes, and also works as...

5 Tips For Finding & Developing Your Own BJJ Game

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gets really enjoyable once you start figuring out your own game. It’s almost like you’re creating an identity for yourself on the mats; as your BJJ game is what will...

This Triangle Choke Setup From The Back Is Super Tight

The Triangle Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. While most commonly associated with the Closed Guard setup, the Triangle can be executed from all sorts of...

Getting Better In BJJ Is Like Leveling Up In Video Games

Everyone will, at some point in time (and more than once), find themselves stuck in a rut when it comes to getting better in BJJ. You’ll be consistent, try your best, watch instructionals...

Constantly Sore Muscles After Jiu-Jitsu? 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...

These Are The First 3 Submissions Every Grappler Has To Learn

Everyone has to start somewhere, right? Even the most successful of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes have had to learn their first techniques… But which ones? Here are the first 3 submissions every...