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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

[Watch] Paddy The Baddy Apologizes To Neighbor For His Dog’s “Sloppy Sh*t”

Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett is a top UFC fighter and a BJJ black belt… Who, like other dog owners, sometimes runs into trouble with his pet. One of those troubles was recorded and...

How To Train BJJ If You Can’t Afford To Pay For an Academy

So, you want to train Jiu Jitsu… And, whether you want to continue training or just get started on your BJJ journey, the problem is the same – you don’t have the money for it! Look, we...

Improvement In BJJ Has A Price… Are You Willing To Pay For It?

So you want to become better in Jiu-Jitsu, right… But are you willing to pay the price for it? No, not the price of training, sweat, and hard work. It’s obvious that you’re already...

Reinier de Ridder Reveals Why He Prefers His Opponents Tapping Out Over Going To Sleep

When you compete and put your opponent into a choke… Would you rather they tap out – or stay stubborn so you can put them to sleep? Well, Reinier de Ridder – a two-division champion...

Javier Mendez: “Khabib Has Never Been Submitted In MMA Sparring”

Image Credits: Javier Mendez Instagram It’s more than well-known that Khabib Nurmagomedov was, and continues to be, a force of nature… But not a lot of people truly understand just how...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Ricardo Almeida On BJJ Instructionals: “At The End Of The Day, You Still Need A Professor”

The rise of BJJ instructionals has given way to a lot of progress for many Jiu-Jitsu students worldwide, hobbyists and professional athletes alike. The world-class knowledge is now right there, one...

BJJ Advice: Negate The Opponent’s Grips

Image Credits: John Danaher Instagram Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is almost like a game of chess: it’s not just about your techniques, but it’s also about the moves your opponents make that...

The Snap Down Setup Against (Bad) Wrestlers In Jiu-Jitsu

The reality is that the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are bad at wrestling. And not just when it comes to their offense, but their defense as well – for example, their reaction time...

Jake Shields Shows A Simple Way To Take The Back From Turtle

The best moves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, arguably, the ones which aren’t (too) complicated – and that you can resort to more often than not. These high percentage techniques need to be...

The Rolling Back Take From Leg Drag Is Much Easier Than You Think

The Rolling Back Take from Leg Drag is one of those techniques that makes a lot of BJJ students go: “Wait, what?” However, it’s not too complicated to set it up. It’s just a...

Lachlan Giles On Becoming A Successful Competitor: “A Problem Solving Approach Played A Large Part”

How do you become a successful competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Sure, there are many facets to success; such as training hard, being consistent, resting properly, and so on. However, a lot of it...

Bruce Lee Might’ve Died Because He Drank Too Much Water

Bruce Lee, the famous martial artist and actor, suddenly passed away in 1973; at the age of 32 and at the peak of his fame. For years to come, the cause of Lee’s death was thought to have been...

Reinier de Ridder: “It’s Always The Goal To Strangle Them”

When you’re a two-division MMA world champion and when nearly all of your wins came via submission… You know that your BJJ is exceptional. And that your name is Reinier de Ridder. The ONE...

The Kneebar Sweep Works Exceptionally Well From Closed Guard

Whenever your opponent starts standing up with their arms posted on your biceps/underneath your armpits, you have a chance for a Kneebar Sweep. A kneebar (also known...

Surprise Your Opponents With This “Scorpion Lock” Setup From The Back

The Scorpion Lock might not be a high-percentage submission… But if your timing and positioning are right, then there’s a really good chance you’ll get a tap from it. Passing the...

These Game Changing Von Flue Choke Details Work Like A Charm

Opponent has your head while you’re in Side Control (side opposite to the choking arm)? Then you have a wonderful opportunity to set up the Von Flue Choke. The Von Flue Choke is a shoulder...

Bernardo Faria Shares A “Secret” Tip For Getting The Omoplata From Closed Guard

The Omoplata is often one of those elusive submissions. Your opponents see it coming and try to elude getting submitted by either staying extremely tight with their elbows or by “slipping...

The Flying Armbar: An “Easy” Way To Do It

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 about and...

The Butterfly Sweep: It’s About Time You Learn How To Do It

You still don’t know how to do the Butterfly Sweep? Well, that’s alright – as long as you’re keen on learning it! Have you had enough with complicated techniques which have a...

Draculino: “A Lot Of People Think That They Know The Basics, But They Really Don’t”

How good are your basics? Hmmm… Probably not as good as they could be, right? Working on your fundamentals in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a must for the sake of your improvement. And if...

Gordon Ryan “Promoted” To BJJ Blue Belt By Roger Gracie

Gordon Ryan and Roger Gracie had an opportunity to roll together in Austin, Texas; where the Gracie came in order to record a podcast episode with Lex Fridman. Ryan wrote about the awesome experience...

Sean Patrick Flanery, Actor & BJJ Black Belt: “It Takes Thousands Of Reps”

Image Credits: Lionsgate Should you stick to the basics… Or go for the flashy techniques once you reach your blue belt? Well, for Sean Patrick Flanery – BJJ black belt and actor, best...

Wrist Lock From Bottom Triangle Choke – It Happens So Fast

Wrist lock is perhaps the most underutilized and underestimated submissions in Grappling. There is no denying the effectiveness of the submission, along with the huge number of positions that it can...