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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

A Simple Takedown Plan For BJJ White Belts That Works GREAT!

When you’re a BJJ white belt, there are a lot of unknowns! How are you supposed to transition from one position to another, what are you supposed to do when you pass the guard, how to solidify...

How Not To Stink – The Basics Of Personal Hygiene For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Being a combat sport and martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves a high degree of physical contact. So if you’ve ever rolled with a person that doesn’t take care of their personal...

Here Are 5 Ways For Letting EVERYONE Know That You Train BJJ

Yeah, we know. You train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and you’re cool because of that! But it’s easy for us to know, as well as your training partners and other fellow Jiujiteiros; for we train it...

How To Prepare For A BJJ Competition With A Different Ruleset

Competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t as simple as just „going out there“ and „giving your best“. Sure, it’s important to enjoy the experience and have fun; but if you want to...

How To Keep Improving In BJJ When Rolling Only With Lower Belts

Not every Jiujiteiro trains at a big academy, with loads of different people and different belt ranks. Some train at smaller gyms, with just a handful of training partners, where they may be on top...

Jiu Jitsu Is Great… But Remember: It Isn’t Everything

Do you sometimes find yourself daydreaming about Jiu Jitsu? Thinking about all of the techniques you’ve been learning and drilling, about the rolls and submissions you had, as well as the...

0$ In Your Wallet? Here’s How To Start Training BJJ When You’re Broke

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so much more than just a martial art. It’s an opportunity not just to get fit and skillful, able to defend yourself; but it’s a fantastic door to life-long...

Do THIS To Have Consistent Levels Of ENERGY In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Have you noticed that your Jiu Jitsu training sessions aren’t really similar to one another? It’s not just about how „well“ your training goes – meaning, how much you’ve...

Are You A Bad BJJ Student? Answer These 3 Questions

Perhaps the most important thing in BJJ for you, as a Jiujiteiro, is to have fun! To enjoy the time you spend on the mats, to revel in the learning and trying of new techniques, and to have plenty of...

Not Satisfied With Your BJJ Progress? Take A Step Back – Appreciate How Far You Came

How do you feel about your current Jiu Jitsu progress? Are you really satisfied about it? Perhaps borderline satisfied… Or not satisfied at all? Training BJJ can sometimes be a real...

No Time For BJJ? Getting Up Early In The Morning Will Solve This Issue

It’s so easy to train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when you’re young! When you’re a kid or even a student, your life basically comes down to going to school/university, studying, Jiu Jitsu...

If You Don’t Feel Like Going To BJJ Today… Here’s Why You MUST Go

More often than not, going to BJJ will feel as one of the best things in the world; you’ll feel happy, excited and really enthusiastic about learning new techniques and rolling with your...

Here Are The Best Christmas And New Year’s Gift Ideas For Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners

Christmas and New Year are approaching fast! And so does the usual stress connected with choosing a gift: which ones are you going to buy for your friends? Well, at least you’ll have an easier...

The Importance Of Proper TIMING In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Not everything is about techniques in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sure, technique is most important – for, if you don’t have it, what will you...

You NEED To Know These 5 Split Hip Judo Throws

Hey, you. Yes, you! Know what time it is? No, not for ground work (again); but for leveling up your stand up game… More concretely, your Judo throws! Take on this opportunity and learn 5 split...

These Are The RAREST And The Most DIFFICULT Submissions In MMA

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art of creativity! There are a number of techniques that you can choose to go for, and they can be mixed up in such a vast variety of setups that the number of moves...

How Does Joe Rogan Exercise – What Does His Workout Look Like?

Joe Rogan needs no introduction, especially for Jiu Jitsu folks. He is the host of the well-known Joe Rogan Experience podcast, UFC’s commentator – and generally a cool guy! Lots of people...

Do Your Fingers Hurt From Too Much Gripping In BJJ? This Will Help

Your fingers hurt, don’t they? Finger pain is one of the most common woes of Jiujiteiros worldwide; the aching knuckles and the inability to extend the joints fully, something which can pose...

6 Tips For Developing A Mindset Like Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie’s name is synonymous with excellence in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is no wonder, as he is truly a living legend; but not just because of his BJJ skills! It’s his mindset...

Want To Listen To A BJJ PODCAST? Here Are The 6 BEST ONES

Investing additional time into (positional) rolls, drills, watching Youtube videos and instructionals, asking your coach to help you, going for private training sessions… Lifting weights, doing...

SBG’s Matt Thornton Explains How To Pass Guards – Without Using Your Hands

SBG’s Matt Thornton always seems to have great advice on the details that can make your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game better by a large margin; be it in your defensive or offensive game. In this...

5 Easy To Use Tips For A FASTER FINISH FROM THE BACK In BJJ

Taking the opponent’s back is the ultimate position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but getting there is no easy business. It takes a lot of sweat and change-of-tactics to outsmart and outpace your...

So You Injured Your Knee In BJJ? Follow This Simple Step-By-Step Guide

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the matter of a fact is – if you haven’t injured your knee while training BJJ so far, there’s a high chance that you’ll injure it sometime down the...

Cover Their Mouth And Nose: 3 FILTHY Tips For A Faster Tap In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. While it’s phenomenal to roll and compete, no matter the result, you should be well aware that there are some people who will do...