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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Do Your Side Control Escapes Suck? These Details Change Everything

If you’re being honest with us, you’ll probably say that your Side Control Escapes could use some work… Or that, quite frankly, they kind of suck. And that’s fine – but...

Gui Mendes on Being a BJJ Coach: “Put So Much Work Into It That You See Results”

Gui Mendes is not just one of the most successful BJJ athletes of all time – who won 4 IBJJF World Championships – but he’s also one of the world’s best contemporary coaches;...

Nick Rodriguez: “No Matter Who You Are, I Will Choke You Out”

Nick Rodriguez will take on Elder Cruz on January 21, in an upcoming Who’s Number One (WNO) match. Both athletes are quite similar in their style; explosive and agile in movement, highly versed...

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest BJJ Concept I’ve Learned From Xande Ribeiro”

If there’s only one thing you had to point out about the Jiu-Jitsu skills and success of Xande Ribeiro… There’s a good chance that you’d mention his guard retention – as...

“I’m a BJJ White Belt… Why Don’t They Want to Roll With Me?”

So you’ve just begun training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’re a BJJ white belt and you’re so eager to train, to learn, and to meet both the coach(es) and your training partners in the...

Ze Mario Sperry Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues its practice of adding people to its Hall Of Fame every Monday… And the latest inductee is the legendary Ze Mario Sperry! They’ve shared the news on their Instagram...

Crucial (X-Guard) Sweep Concept: Follow It Up Immediately

What’s one of the biggest mistakes that BJJ white and blue belts (heck, even some higher belts) make in their offense? Lots of times, they get the initial attack right; but then they...

John Danaher: “Never Give Up An Easy Win To An Opponent”

No matter how good you are, nor how good you get in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… You’ll find yourself in trouble from time to time. Be it because you made a mistake or because your opponent is...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...

LFA 121: Michael Cyr Wins via Brutal Rear Naked Choke

LFA 121 took place last Friday, on January 14. Streamed over UFC Fight Pass, it featured immensely entertaining fights – one of them being a bout between Michael Cry and Aldan Coria. Cyr...

F2W 191 Full Results: Gianni Grippo Loses to Mauricio Gomez

F2W 191 (Fight To Win) took place on January 14 and displayed a number of high-paced matches. The main event featured a bout between Gianni Grippo – the 2021 IBJJF World Champion (no-gi)...

Andrew Wiltse: “The IBJJF Time Requirements Should Be Abolished”

If there are just two things that can be said with absolute certainty about Andrew Wiltse, it’s that he’ll always bring on exciting, fast-paced matches – and that he isn’t...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Draculino: “The Technical Level of Today’s Jiu-Jitsu is Way Higher Than It Used To Be”

Vinicius „Draculino“ Magalhães is a world-class coach who developed athletes such as Romulo Barral and Samuel Braga; and is known as a first person to open a Gracie Barra academy outside of Rio...

The “Knee to Jaw” Technique Will Make You Enemies in the Gym

There are some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that aren’t… Friendly. That is to say, if you do them while rolling in your own gym/academy, you’ll make some enemies. And if you do...

Rener Gracie: “Overreacting Is a Front for Not Knowing How to Fight”

Ever seen a person overreacting over something that could’ve been solved in a much more productive way? Of course you did – situations such as that one happen much more often than they...

Eddie Bravo Shares a Hilarious “Nice Fight As*hole” and BJJ Road Rage Story

Eddie Bravo, aside of his Jiu-Jitsu genius, is well-known for his ability to tell stories and for making people laugh. So, what could be better than a funny BJJ story, told by Eddie himself? Eddie...

WNO: Mikey Musumeci vs. Estevan Martinez Title Match Announced

Mikey Musumeci, the current Who’s Number One (ONE) bantamweight champion, has just been scheduled a short-notice bout against Estevan Martinez! Stepping in for Jon Calestine, Musumeci will be...

Matt Serra & John Danaher Throwback: “He’s Showing Some Secret Stuff”

Matt Serra knew how much of a genius John Danaher was, long before he became well-known in the BJJ circles. Furthermore, the two have been good friends for quite a while as well. For instance, the...

Advice for White Belts: Don’t Stress About What Your Coach Thinks of You

If you’re a white belt (or even a blue belt), you might find yourself wanting to impress your higher-ranked training partners as you roll. You might want to do this even against your coach, by...

Tecia Torres vs. Mackenzie Dern Announced for UFC 273

Mackenzie Dern has got herself a fight! She will take on Tecia Torres on April 9 (Saturday), at UFC 273. Torres, who is also in the top 10 strawweight contenders, shared the news on her social media:...

F2W 191: Full Card Lineup Revealed

F2W 191 is taking place tomorrow, January 14, and it’s going to be full of promising matches! The Fight To Win promotion revealed the full card lineup for this event on their Instagram page,...

Rickson Gracie Explains How To Flow Roll: “Educate Your Reflexes”

Flow rolling doesn’t come easily to a lot of BJJ athletes, especially those who’ve just begun training. However, this type of sparring is crucial if you want to develop the feel and the...

Georges St-Pierre Explains What To Do in a Street Altercation

It’s safe to say that Georges St-Pierre – a former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion – knows a thing or two about fighting. And not just about competing in the octagon; but...