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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Is It Ever Okay To Go For The Points In BJJ – And Not For The Finish?

Hmmm… If you’re competing in a BJJ match – and if the rules allow for it – is it ever okay to go for points in order to win? Or should you always aim towards the finish? A large part...

3 Keys To Keep Improving Your Guard Passing Skills In Jiu Jitsu

If there is one area of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that’s almost as exciting as its submissions are, it’s the Guard Passes! Guard passing has so many different forms and variations to it –...

This is Why It’s Hard To Play Bottom Guard Game In MMA – And How To Change That

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA have had a love-hate relationship since forever. While BJJ certainly is effective in mixed martial arts – as was shown time and time again, submission and submission...

You SHOULD Practice LOW PERCENTAGE Moves In BJJ at all Times

If you want to win in Jiu Jitsu, you’ve got to use the right techniques! This is true for the defensive, escape, guard passing, and for the submission techniques alike. So, it’s often...

Lower Back Pain? Here’s A Start Of The Solution For Every Grappler

Ah, the good ol’ friend of every Jiujiteiro – pain. If you’ve been training BJJ for a while, something is going to start hurting; whether it’s your shoulder, your elbow, your...

Take Online Private Jiu-Jitsu Lessons From The Best In The World NOW – The “BJJ HI” App

Imagine learning BJJ from the legends themselves… From Renzo Gracie, Buchecha, Felipe Pena, Braulio Estima – just how awesome would that be? Now, imagine that you didn’t have to travel...

How To Safely Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu In Your 50’s And Onward

Regardless of how old you may be, the love for Jiu Jitsu will follow you for as long as you’re alive. The way it makes you feel better about yourself, and the smile it puts on your face…...

It’s Not About The Medal – Enjoying Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Journey

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is fantastic and immeasurably valuable for so many reasons. It makes you healthier, fitter, and more self-confident. You make friendships, which often last for a lifetime. You...

Can Street Workout Make You Into A Better Jiu-Jitsu Athlete?

Becoming better at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t all about drilling techniques and using them when you roll. You also need to build both endurance and strength… But how do you do that? There...

The Kaizen Principle: Getting 1% Better In Jiu Jitsu Every Day

You’ll hit tough roadblocks on your Jiu Jitsu path. Often, you’ll get angry and question whether it’s worthwhile to continue training or not… But hear us out: feel free to be...

Being BAD At Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The First Step To Being GOOD At It

It’s completely natural to encounter ups and downs throughout your BJJ journey. There will be a lot of great days, during which you’ll enjoy every step – every drill, every roll, every...

Here’s Why The GUARD PULL Is Actually USEFUL In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Guard Pull in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is often portrayed as „unmanly“, „cowardly“ and as „something which only those without takedown game would do“. Now, everyone is entitled to their...

Having Trouble With Setting Up A Strong De La Riva Hook? Do This

After quite some time spent at being infatuated with the No Gi game, it seems that you have finally understood that it’s not about „one or the other“; but that Jiu Jitsu is meant to be...

The Best Concept 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!)...

How To Learn Techniques When No One Wants To Drill Them With You

You can think of drills whatever you want, but the matter of fact is that – for most people – they work very well! „Repetition is mother of learning“, as the old Latin saying would go;...

The Number One Rule Every New BJJ White Belt Has To Follow

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. You’ve just begun training BJJ, haven’t you? We’re certain that you’re simply amazed by all of the creativity and...

Becoming A BJJ Black Belt Is Much More Than Having Great Technique

What would you say is the most important thing for receiving a BJJ black belt? Sure enough, it’s the techniques and the proficiency you’ll use them with. You just can’t get your...

“Wow man, you’re so strong!” – Using Strength In BJJ Is NOT A Bad Thing

In the world of back-handed compliments, one of the worst ones you can get in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is: „Wow, bro, you’re so strong!“ It’s really a slap to the face to your technique...

How To Mentally Cope With Being Unable To Train BJJ For A Long Time

After you’ve been training BJJ for quite a while and after you’ve fallen in love with it, it can be extremely difficult when you suddenly can’t train for a long time. This can...

Here’s Why Race And Nationality Don’t Matter In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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...

If You Feel FEAR From Heelhooks In BJJ, This Is How To Overcome It

Heelhooks are a powerful submission… As a matter of fact, they’re so powerful that they make some Jiujiteiros SCARED of them. Naturally, not of applying them, but of getting caught in...

Do You Want To Land A Sponsor In BJJ? This Is How To Do It

Have you ever thought to yourself: „Jeez, I train BJJ all the time and am actually quite good at it… Perhaps I could get a sponsorship? That would be so cool!“ Well, yeah, it would be cool...

Hill Repeat Workouts Will BOOST Your Cardio For BJJ To The Max

If you want to get better at Jiu Jitsu, then you should focus on training BJJ as much as possible – period! That is to say: if you want to become really good at one thing, what you really need to...

Andre Galvao Has A Cool Lockdown Escape – Into Mount Or Side Control

The Lockdown can be a tricky position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Once your training partner locks it up and that pain on your calf starts to set in, you know that you’re in deep trouble. So...