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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Cole Abate Set to Make Adult Division Debut at 2022 IBJJF Pan Championships

Cole Abate is a world-class grappler. Now a purple belt, he has made an introductory remark to his name in 2021 by first beating Geo Martinez at Who’s Number One. Then, a couple of weeks later,...

Disturbing: BJJ White Belt Taps Out, Gets Put To Sleep by Upper Belts Regardless

When you start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it’s incredibly important that the academy you’re training in is a welcoming one. That your coach knows how to explain things in a proper way...

Buchecha: “My Whole Life I’ve Been Passionate About Jiu-Jitsu And I Worked Hard”

What’s the secret ingredient to success? Well, there isn’t just one, but there are two ingredients: passion and hard work. In other words, you’ve got to be passionate about whatever...

Can Your BJJ Become Good For Self-Defense… If You Only Train Sport BJJ?

The vast majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies worldwide today put little, if any focus on BJJ training for self-defense. For, their primary focus is the so-called “sport BJJ”; which...

Watch: Female Judoka Stops Thief, Puts Him In Rear Naked Choke

If you train Judo, BJJ, or any other (grappling) martial art, then you know very well how looks can be deceiving. How someone, who looks seemingly harmless, can be more than capable of beating you...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academies, Where Race And Nationality Don’t Matter

The world can be a wacky place. People tend to downplay certain things and inflate their focus on other ones, making them much, much more important than they really are. And two of those things are...

Bernardo Faria Shows A Cool 50/50 Heel Hook Finishing Detail

A lot of BJJ students have a love-hate relationship with the 50/50 position. Some love it because of the leg lock opportunities it harbors, whereas others feel frustrated because it can be used as a...

What’s The Right Mindset for Rolling with Bigger & Stronger Opponents?

It’s not easy to roll with training partners and opponents who are bigger and stronger than you are. And, truth be told, it will never become a stroll in the park. However, there are things...

ONE FC: Marcus Buchecha Set To Compete Vs. Oumar “Reug Reug” Kane

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is set for one more, exciting match in the near future! According to MMA Fighting, he will fight on the ONE: Reloaded card on April 22… Against none other...

How Should Your BJJ Conditioning Training Look Like?

“If you want to get in better shape for Jiu-Jitsu, just do more Jiu-Jitsu bro!” Well… That’s both correct and incorrect at the same time. For, BJJ is the best way to get in...

Joe Rogan to Officially Sponsor Gordon Ryan for ADCC 2022

Just when you’d think that things couldn’t get more exciting for the upcoming ADCC 2022, the reality smacks you in the face to prove – that you’re wrong! Namely, Gordon Ryan...

How Can Parents Support Their Kids In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

If you’re a parent and you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (or if you’ve merely been exposed to how awesome it is), then you’ve probably been thinking about getting your...

Gracie Breakdown: 3 Ways To Defend Against The “Will Smith Slap”

“Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock” – this has been the headline, in one shape or form, of most of the world’s media for the last two days. Naturally, the news...

John Danaher’s Advice to Coaches: “Students Need Both Direction & Details In Training”

It’s not easy being a BJJ instructor. And it’s especially not easy when you want to put in the extra work, which will make it possible for your students to become the best that they can...

How To Deal With Information Overload In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Ugh… There’s just so much to learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! So many techniques, setups, variations, transitions – so much information! In fact, there’s so much of it, that...

Gordon Ryan Calls Out Hugo, Spriggs, Gaudio & Marinho for 30-Minute Back-To-Back Matches

Gordon Ryan has made a triumphal comeback to competition at a recent Who’s Number One (WNO) match, against Jacob Couch. Now, seemingly more fired up and technically skilled than ever, Ryan has...

Easy Concepts For Defending The Leg Drag And All Other Guard Passes

There is so much advice on defending from bad positions! And, the thing is, so much of it differentiates from one situation to another; which comes to question if learning how to defend (and attack!)...

BJJ Red Belt Carlos Machado’s Invisible Armbar

The road to submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is seldom an easy one. What’s more, it could be argued that it’s an even more difficult one in No Gi; you and your opponent are slippery,...

Carlos Machado’s Secret Way to Add Pressure Before You Pass Their Guard

It’s no wonder that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is always compared to chess! It offers so many options and possibilities for going forward with your game… That the quantity of combinations cannot...

Can You Improve In BJJ With Just 2-3 Training Days Per Week?

We get it – you’re a busy person. You have your family, your friends, your work… But you still want to train more often than you’re training right now. As a matter of fact,...

Demian Maia: “Intermediate BJJ Students Need To Do These 4 Things”

It’s not easy to sustain progress on the mats once you become a more intermediate BJJ student. Rather, you now have to put in extra effort into your training, rather than just show up…...

Reduce Your Recovery Time & Counterattack Quickly – Marcelo Garcia Shows How

What’s the first thing you should do when an opponent attacks you – when they go to establish a dominant position, sweep, or submit you? Well yes, you should seek out how to defend…...

BJJ Hobbyists Should NOT Make The Mistake of Strength Training Like Professional Athletes

Training for BJJ athletes depends, in large part, upon their goals. Meaning, it’s obvious that someone who trains Jiu Jitsu as a hobbyist doesn’t need to train twice per day, 6 days per...

Which Hobby Should You Choose As A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Practitioner?

Oh, the love you feel for BJJ! You can barely grasp it, right? You think about it all the time, and there’s no place you’d rather be than on the mats. Truth be told – you’re the...