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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

ADCC 2022: Nicholas Meregali Receives Invite for the -99kg Division

Nicholas Meregali has received an invite for ADCC 2022! Even though he’s best known for his successes in the gi, Meregali will compete in the -99kg division of this year’s ADCC:  ...

John Danaher: “These Are The Highest Percentage Takedowns in BJJ & MMA”

Takedowns aren’t something that a lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are great in. However, if you want to develop a well-rounded BJJ game, then you have to work on your stand up skill. So, if...

John Danaher Explains The Importance of Having Passion for BJJ

If you want to become great at something, then you’ve got to have the endurance. “Endurance” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu means to keep going despite the hard training sessions, the...

Jiu-Jitsu Lessons From Theodore Roosevelt’s Personal Coach

Theodore Roosevelt was an incredibly interesting person, who was – among other things and being the President of United States – was a keen martial artist. He trained boxing in his youth...

Jon Thomas Shows Game-Changing Triangle Choke Details

The “simplest” of submissions are often times the toughest of submissions to get right. And, even though they may be among the first techniques you’ll learn on your Brazilian...

Nicholas Meregali & Gordon Ryan: “Confidence Comes From Repeated Success In The Gym”

Gordon Ryan and Nicholas Meregali are both among the world’s top BJJ no-gi and gi athletes of all time. The two rolled a few days ago against each other and then sat down for a conversation...

John Danaher On Confidence: “My Job Is To Prepare People With Their Physical Skills”

John Danaher, Gordon Ryan, and Georges St-Pierre were guests on a recent Lex Fridman Podcast episode. The three shared their knowledge, experiences, and opinions on a multitude of topics – one...

Jiutopia Camp: Train with Rafael Lovato Jr., Romulo Barral, Michelle Nicolini, & Marco Canha

Picture this… You’ve just arrived to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a place you’ve never seen before. Actually, it’s a place that is different from all other BJJ gyms...

Is Your Mount Position Weak? Use These 2 Tips To Strengthen It

The Mount position is probably the second most powerful position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; secondary only to taking someone’s back. So, if you want to have a well-developed BJJ game, then you...

Saulo Ribeiro Inducted Into the ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues with its Hall Of Fame tradition, by adding a new member to its “roaster” every Monday. And, well, this Monday was great for Saulo Ribeiro – who is the latest ADCC...

Do This Single Leg Counter – And Immediately Take Their Back

Every attack is an opportunity to further improve your defensive skills in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… However, every defense can also be an opportunity for a counter-attack; if you know your options...

Marcio Stambowsky Shows an Armbar Setup from Failed Cross Collar Choke

The Cross Collar Choke is probably one of the first submissions you’ve learned on your BJJ journey – perhaps even the first one. However, as you and your training partners gain some...

Gordon Ryan on Trash Talking: “It’s A Fun Thing To Do In My Free Time”

Gordon Ryan, Georges St-Pierre, and John Danaher were all recent guests on the popular Lex Fridman Podcast. In it, the four discussed many interesting ideas, anecdotes, and perspectives; one of them...

Watch: UFC Fighter and BJJ Black Belt Kevin Holland Chokes Out an Internet Troll

It’s a good idea to troll and call out professional MMA fighters, right? Well, at least some people think it is – most of them being internet trolls who are not ready to step up to the...

Jake Paul Chokes Out Dana White in a New Diss Track Video

Jake Paul will, seemingly, continue to place himself under the spotlight of the mixed martial arts scene. Even though he’s only recently started boxing at a professional level, he has already...

Jake Paul: “I Wouldn’t Troll Khabib – I Have So Much Respect For Him”

Jake Paul has taken it to the limits when it comes to calling out past and present UFC and MMA fighters for a match… It’s something he’s getting pretty successful at, too;...

Bernardo Faria Shares a Secret Omoplata from Closed Guard Detail

The Omoplata is often one of those elusive submissions. Your opponents see it coming and try to elude getting submitted by either staying extremely tight with their elbows or by “slipping...

Rickson Gracie: “It’s Important To Teach BJJ Strategy To White Belts”

If you’re a white belt, then learning “BJJ strategy” – the concepts and the principles that are a part of our sport – can seem something that’s far off in the...

Jeff Monson – 2x ADCC Champion & UFC Veteran – Calls Out Gordon Ryan for a Match

Gordon Ryan has been on the forefront of “call-outs” lately. It seems that, as he’s returning to the competition scene, a lot of athletes want to challenge his dominance; the latest...

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...