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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Surprise Your Opponents With The Korean Seoi Nage Throw!

Throwing people is so much fun, isn’t it?! If you’re a jiujiteiro that favors competing in a Gi, then Judo and perfecting its throws isn’t just fun, but also necessary for your...

The 50/50 With Arms is a New Way Of Passing Guard

Passing with speed, explosiveness and by continuously changing directions is highly effective (and cool, let’s not kid ourselves). But, what if you aren’t that fast and explosive to begin...

When Stuck in Lockdown This Old School Sweep Setup Works Great

Lockdown is such a versatile position, if only you get to know how to use it properly! This becomes even more true when it comes to playing the Lockdown game in the Gi. Magnus Hansson, BJJ black belt...

Learn The “Tennis Pass”, With IBJJF World Champion Jackson Sousa

Guard passing never gets boring, right? You might, actually, prefer doing it in the Gi because of all of the available options… Well, in that case, we have prepared a great surprise for you!...

High Pressure Knee Cut Pass By BJJ World Champion Ffion Davies

If you find yourself stuck in the top Half Guard position way too often, and if you’re a fan of the pressure-passing BJJ game, then you are going to love this Knee Cut Pass – it will solve...

How To Modify The 5×5 Strength Training Program For Grapplers

So, you’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and absolutely love it! However, you also want to become stronger and you figured out that BJJ, in and of itself, doesn’t help you too much...

Flying Submissions… Just Don’t Do Them

You’ve probably seen the video in which a grappler, trying to do the Flying Armbar, falls down and seriously injures his neck… A horrific incident, one which everyone is extremely sad...

Roberto “Gordo” Correa On How He Developed The Offensive Half Guard

Roberto “Gordo” Correa is an important and legendary figure of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. A part of the old school generation, he has trained under Jean-Jacques Machado and has received his...

Jeff Glover On Why He Likes To Grapple Much Larger Opponents

Known for his unorthodox and entertaining competing style, Jeff Glover is one of the most remarkable and well-known faces of the modern day jiu jitsu game. We decided to have a brief chat with him....

Top Competitor Advises To Study More BJJ And Train Less

If you are an up and coming competitor, you might come to believe that putting in more training sessions and more live rolls is the way to develop your skill level. And it makes sense, right? Well,...

Law Enforcement and Security Techniques That Just Don’t Work

You’ve probably had a chance to see all of those inefficient martial arts techniques on Instagram, Youtube and similar, right? And, while it seems that they are often a laughing stock for some...

How Can I Train a New BJJ Technique So That I Don’t Forget It?

Oh, so many techniques! You know how it is: BJJ offers an enormous amount of sweeps, submissions and escapes to choose from, so much so that it’s truly a great treat to be at the class, to roll...

Chael Sonnen On Why Folkstyle Is The Best Style Of Wrestling

It’s not rare that you hear the discussion on which type of wrestling is „the best“, and it often revolves around a debate between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling. However, Chael Sonnen...

Travis Stevens Teaches The Most Powerful (Legal) Judo Throw

Let’s face it: the fact is that you’re probably not practicing and drilling takedowns and throws as much as you should. But, hear us out; what if you could learn the most powerful legal...

Best Set Up For Triangle From Bottom Side Control by Braulio Estima

Playing defense in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is most commonly associated with evading submissons and escaping bad positions. However, just because you’re defending yourself doesn’t mean you...

Dominate with The Reverse Grip Kimura

The Closed Guard possesses so many submission options that it’s sometimes as if you’re in an ice cream shop: there’s just too many flavors to choose from! Sometimes, however, it...

What To Eat Before Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training, Explained By Mike Dolce

In order to get the most out of BJJ, it’s not enough „just“ to pay attention in class, to roll at the best of your ability and to take each and every simple repetition serious; but there...

Training Partner On What It’s Like To Spar And Grapple With Khabib Nurmagomedov

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to spar and grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well,...

Here’s How Conor McGregor’s Day Of Eating Looks Like

A professional combat athlete’s schedule and regime are nothing short of very strict in all regards, including the diet – where it’s not only important to „eat healthy“, but to be...

Jocko Willink’s Brilliant Answer To “I Don’t Have Money For Jiu Jitsu”

Let’s say that you just found out about BJJ and that you want to start training it… Or that you are already training something else, such as going to a gym, and that BJJ has sparked your...

The Tightest Brabo Choke Set Up By Fabio Gurgel

How many times have you gotten to Side Control, only to have your training partner or opponent go into ultra-defense mode? They keep their elbows tight and smartly fend off all of your attempts of...

Chael Sonnen on How Well Gordon Ryan Would Do in MMA

What do you think – how well would Gordon Ryan do in an MMA match? Or, in other words – how well do you think modern submission grappling works in MMA? In his „Beyond the Fight“ episode,...

Let John Danaher Fix Your Open Guard With This One Simple Principle

Open Guard is such a confusing position: it has so many different variations and choosing the „right“ approach to playing it is no easy business. So, what can you do then in order to make your...

Braulio Estima & Buchecha Share Their Competition Mindset Secrets

Ah yes, the pleasures of competing… The sweaty palms, the nervous laughter and making jokes with teammates in order to make the time pass by just a little bit faster. Tournaments and matches...