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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Caio Terra’s Hilarious Story of Destroying a Living Room Wall to Create Mat Space

Caio Terra is one of the most talented and accomplished Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. He’s achieved his BJJ black belt in only 3 years of training (!) and is a 12x world champion....

Rickson Gracie Shares His Tips to Being Comfortable Inside Closed Guard

Being in Closed Guard is almost never an exciting task. Your sole purpose while you’re inside it is to break free; to somehow open up the space between you and your opponent, so as to escape...

Should You Face Crank Your BJJ Training Partners?

The Face Crank… It’s legal in a lot of competitions and tournaments worldwide – and it’s effective, to say the least. Anytime your opponent defends their neck by tucking their...

Gordon Ryan: “Andre Galvao Has Destroyed His Own Legacy”

Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao are set for this year’s ADCC superfight… And Ryan doesn’t seem like he’ll be backing up on the trash talk anytime soon. In a recent conversation...

ADCC 2022: Felipe Pena Moves to the 99kg+ Division To Face Gordon Ryan

It’s now official! Felipe Pena has moved to the 99kg+ division for ADCC 2022; which puts him in the same bracket with Gordon Ryan. The ADCC organizing team posted the news on their official...

Mikey Musumeci: “I Really Want To Roll With Geo Martinez Again”

Mikey Musumeci and Geo Martinez faced each other at The Road to ADCC event, back in July last year. Mikey won by points, but his win was overshadowed by the beef between the two. Before the match...

Should You Be Able to Earn a BJJ Black Belt Without Wearing a Gi?

There’s not a lot of things that get BJJ students as fired up as “belts”. That is, the color of the belts they wear, as well as the progress towards their next promotion. And, while...

How to Beat Bigger and Stronger Opponents in BJJ?

Are you considering competing in an absolute division? Or you simply have some heavy training partners in your BJJ academy? Whatever the case may be, the bottom line is: you’re going against...

Old School Mindset in BJJ: 4 Reasons Why It Needs To Change

You’ll often hear Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners refer to some techniques as “old school” and “new school”. That is, the techniques which are a bit older in nature...

Eddie Bravo Shares a Toehold Story: “A Riot Started, They Threw Shoes At Me”

Once upon a time – back in 1996 – Eddie Bravo was competing at a Pan Am tournament. He was a blue belt and, wouldn’t you know it, he resorted to using a leglock technique in one of...

Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles Gets Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles is the latest ADCC Hall Of Fame inductee! The ADCC team shared the news on their official account yesterday: ADCC Hall of Fame: 3X champion Ruben “Cobrinha”...

Dillon Danis: “In A Street Fight, I’d Submit Francis Ngannou In 30 Seconds”

Dillon Danis, though a BJJ black belt, seems to also be a professional when it comes to calling people out and making headlines for himself. This time, he decided to “call out” Francis...

Are Warm-Ups (Hip Escapes, Running, Pushups…) Useless in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Warm-ups… You’ve probably done them hundreds and thousands of times. The running, the forward and backward rolls, the Hip Escapes, the pushups and squats; the list goes on and on....

BJJ White Belts: Focus on These Open Guard Passing Concepts

When you’re a BJJ white belt, it’s easy to get confused by the sheer number of techniques and possibilities in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And Open Guard passing is no different; how...

Watch: BJJ White Belt Submits Brown Belt in Competition

When a BJJ white belt faces a brown belt in training, he’ll lose 99% of the time… And if he, by any chance, faces him in competition, winning is less probable than winning the lottery....

Bernardo Faria: “This’s The Coolest Guard Passing Concept I Learned From Gui Mendes”

Guard passing can be notoriously difficult, especially if you’re going against someone who’s invested a LOT of their time into becoming a guard retention “master”. So, when...

Watch: Francis Ngannou Uses Dominant Grappling to Beat Ciryl Gane

Francis Ngannou is best-known for his devastating knockout power… So, going into the UFC 270 main event – Ngannou’s fight against Ciryl Gane – no one expected him to use...

Watch: BJJ White Belt Uses His MMA Training to Stand Up to Bully

What’s the best thing you can do in a street fight? Yup, that’s right – it’s to not get into one in the first place. Because, you never know who you’re going against;...

This Omoplata to Armbar Transition Works Like a Charm

What’s the best way to ensure submission success in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? No, it’s not practicing one technique to the point of perfection… And no, it isn’t learning how to do...

Nick Rodriguez: “Gordon Ryan Is The Perfect Kind Of Competitor To Test My Limits”

Nick Rodriguez lost his latest Who’s Number One (WNO) match against Elder Cruz via split decision. The spectators saw heavy exchanges on the feet by the two athletes throughout the entire bout;...

WNO: Craig Jones Loses to Pedro Marinho, Elder Cruz Defeats Nick Rodriguez

The latest Who’s Number One (WNO) event featured a number of high-paced matches, out of which three have been for the title. The main bout was for the light heavyweight belt between Craig Jones...

Dean Lister Shares Leg Lock Advice: “Don’t Focus Specifically On Heel Hooks”

As per the most recent news shared by the ADCC, Dean Lister has been inducted into the ADCC Hall Of Fame! And no wonder; he’s a 3x champion and an athlete with the highest submission rate in...

Jeff Glover: “Shoot A Double Leg? Motherf*cker, Are You Crazy?”

No matter how good you are in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… There will always be something you can work on. And yup, that’s true even for world champions and elite-level grapplers – such as...

Seanna Widjaja, BJJ Brown Belt, Stabbed and Murdered While Breaking Up a Fight

It’s a sad day for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community worldwide. Seanna Widjaja, a BJJ brown belt from Los Angeles, California, was stabbed and murdered outside of a 7-Eleven store while...