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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Opponent Frames in Side Control? Go For The Knee On Belly

How often have you found yourself in a situation where you finally pass the opponent’s guard, and you start going for the Side Control… Only to find yourself immobilized by their frames?...

Actor Mario Lopez Competes & Wins BJJ Tournament with His Son

When it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there’s no denying its effectiveness; no matter who you are, if you train, you will become good at it. It’s just a matter of commitment, effort, and...

Ana Carolina Schmitt: “Always Seek To See The Positive”

The path of Jiu-Jitsu, albeit exciting, is rarely an easy one. Fatigue creeps up on you, injuries surprise you when they’re least expected, and the motivation for training often fades in...

Andrew Wiltse Explains Armdrag Basics & Single Leg Setup

All takedowns are made equal… But some takedowns are more equal than others – especially if you have no wrestling background. That is to say: if you want to become comfortable on your...

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest Technique I’ve Learned From Mikey Musumeci”

Contrary to just a few years ago, the Leg Locks are a big part of any successful BJJ athlete’s game today. If you want to reap success, you’ve got to learn your leg-based submissions...

BJJ Champion Danielle Kelly Signs with ONE Championship

Danielle Kelly, a 26-year old black belt, is known as an elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete. However, she’s been eyeing a transition to MMA for a while now… A goal, which now seems to have...

Fabio Gurgel: “There’s No Big Secret – You Have To Work Hard, Be Loyal And Honest”

If you’re a BJJ coach/instructor/professor, then you’re probably on the lookout for ways to become better in your job. So, it would be wise to listen to the “tips” from the...

This Triangle Choke Setup is Good for MMA or a Street Fight

So you’re thinking of making a transition to mixed martial arts… Or perhaps you’re just wondering how you could use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a “punching situation”, such...

Andre Galvao Teaches The Easiest Way To Open Closed Guard

There are numerous ways to open your training partner’s or opponent’s Closed Guard. However, you can’t just pick all of them; that is to say, you need to pick a handful of...

Neiman Gracie: “I Don’t Think I’m The Best Gracie MMA Fighter”

Neiman Gracie has an upcoming fight on Friday, against Logan Storley at Bellator 274. In its anticipation, Neiman was a guest of the MMA Fighting‘s “Trocação Franca” podcast,...

Ethan Crelinsten Talks Lessons from Danaher: “Consistency & Discipline”

Ethan Crelinsten, one of the top competitors that first formed their names through training in the Renzo Gracie’s Academy in New York, is now a part of the B-Team. However, prior to joining...

Keith Owen, 3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt, Passes Away At 52

Keith Owen, a 3rd degree BJJ black belt under Pedro Sauer, has passed away at age of 52 while attending Sauer’s camp in Brazil. He was also a former Sheriff’s deputy and a firearm...

Andrew Wiltse Talks First Tournament Loss: “He F*cking Flying Armbars Me!”

Andrew Wiltse is quickly becoming one of the best-recognized and most beloved grapplers of today. His no-nonsense demeanor has earned him tens of thousands of fans worldwide, while his aggressive...

The Head & Arm Throw Is A Must-Learn For All BJJ Athletes

Training no gi is a fan-favorite for a lot of BJJ athletes. And not just because of the ground game; but also because of the fact that the stand-up game is sometimes easier, faster, and more...

The Step Over Pass – It Is So Simple, It’ll Make You Giggle

Guard passing can get so difficult. If you’re rolling against a training partner who knows what they’re doing, then passing their legs and arm frames can often be much more tedious than...

How To Become More Aggressive In BJJ (If You’ve Never Been Aggressive To Begin With)

A lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, when they first start out, have to learn how to “turn it down” a bit. That is, they have to learn how not to go too hard against their newly found...

Baret Yoshida Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues to add remarkable athletes to its Hall Of Fame lineup. And the latest inductee to join the ranks is Baret Yoshida! ADCC shared the news on their Instagram account: ADCC Hall of...

Lachlan Giles: “People Who Improve The Fastest Have A Goal In Mind & Take The Time To Drill”

Lachlan Giles is one of those BJJ athletes that you just can’t help but to appreciate and respect. Not just for all of his successes on the competition scene, but also because of his general...

The Paper Cutter Choke Is Your New Favorite Choke from Side Control

Let’s be honest – your Side Control mostly comes down to, well, controlling your opponent. You utilize it for transitions to Mount and North-South, but aside from that, there’s not...

BJJ Strength & Conditioning Secret: The JuggernautBJJ Program

Be honest with us. You love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but, the matter of the fact is… You’re guilty. You’re guilty, because despite all those who’ve been telling you that...

Dean Lister: “All Those Difficulties In Life? It’s All Just A Test”

Dean Lister is one of the most admired and respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of all time. A 2x ADCC Champion and one of the early pioneers in versatile Leg Lock use, he is one of the names that...

Stop Opponent’s Breathing With This Gnarly BJJ Mount Attack

The Mount position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an extremely domineering one – it’s second only to taking the opponent’s back. However, it can be quite difficult to land submissions...

Richie ‘Boogeyman’ Martinez: “Breakdancing Helped My Jiu-Jitsu”

Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez, a 10th Planet black belt under Eddie Bravo, is known for his entertaining style and unorthodox moves. And one of the most important things that aided him in...

Craig Jones Explains How To Roll In A Safe, Constructive Manner

It’s one thing to be injured in training and then to have to stay off the mats for a while… But it’s a whole other thing to be injured because of something that could’ve been...