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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

This Old School North South Choke Is Going To Make You Enemies

Some chokes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Well, you wouldn’t want to do them to a friend. Unless that friend is your favorite training partner, of course; because then you can be sure that they...

The “Spinning Escape” Is A Fantastic Escape From North-South

Boy oh boy, does being stuck in the North-South position suck. You know how it is: your opponent is seemingly making it impossible to escape and you’re left with nothing else but to wait for...

Ben Askren Leaves Islam Makhachev Out Of “Best Wrestlers In The UFC” List

Whenever the words “wrestling” and “UFC” are mentioned together in one sentence, a lot of people start associating them with the lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. However,...

Jason David Frank, Former MMA Fighter & “Power Rangers” Star, Dies At 49

Jason David Frank, American actor best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the original Power Rangers, has passed away at age 49. Reports indicate that it was a suicide. Frank appeared in 123...

“Both Feet On Hips” Ankle Lock – Here’s How To Do It

Do you want to elevate your BJJ game to a whole new level? One of the absolute best ways to improve your BJJ is to learn leg locks. Leg locks have seen a renaissance over the last few years, and...

Stuck In Deep Half? Go For The Superman Armbar

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a very powerful position that will control guard passers immediately. The general principle of using Deep Half Guard is that your one arm is in, that your hips are in as...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

When Should You Be Pulling Guard In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Pulling guard is such a common place in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that you see it in almost every competition video known to man.  We’ve seen with the high level grapplers like Rousimar Palhares all the...

Why Is It So Intimidating For Some People To Transition From No-Gi To Gi In BJJ?

In Jiu-Jitsu, you rarely see Gi practitioners who refuse to train No Gi, but the large majority of “NoGi only” practitioners literally hate the Gi and never train in it. Why is that?...

Mikey Musumeci Shows The Easiest Triangle Choke Setup (From Collar Sleeve Guard)

The Collar Sleeve Guard is one of the most versatile and easiest guards to learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… In fact, it’s so versatile, that one of the easiest Triangle Choke setups comes...

Gordon Ryan Shares Stomach Health Update: “I Feel Better, But I Certainly Do Not Feel Healthy”

Gordon Ryan has been fighting stomach health issues for quite a while now... But successfully! He shared that his doctor is satisfied with the results so far: I’m very happy to announce that my...

Joe Rogan Talks Processed Food: “There’s Consequences”

How good is your diet? No, seriously – how bad is it? Yeah, it could probably be a lot healthier… Especially if you’re eating a ton of processed food. Joe Rogan, for instance, is...

[Watch] Dillon Danis Gets Punched By Anthony Taylor In A Brawl

Dillon Danis, professional MMA fighter and well-known “bad boy” of MMA and BJJ, seems to have a knack for stirring up drama. During his stay in Austin, Texas, for the “DAZN X Series...

Take The Back Against An Untrained Opponent – And Choke Them Out Instantly

If you’re rolling against an untrained training partner and you have them in Mount… There’s a good chance that they’ll start turning away from you. When this happens, you can...

No-Gi Takedowns: John Danaher Explains The Basics

So you prefer training no-gi… That’s alright – but what is not alright is not knowing how to set up and finish takedowns, as they’re quite different from their gi variant....

The Leg Drag From Stack Pass: A Superb Variation

Ever rolled with a person who’s really flexible and, no matter what you do, you can’t grab their collar while going for the Stack Pass? When that happens, you can go for the Leg Drag! The...

Todd Margolis Reveals A Better Way To Do The Shrimp (Hip Escape)

The Shrimp (i.e. Hip Escape) is one of the most fundamental moves in BJJ and probably one of the first ones you’ll learn. But that doesn’t mean you have to keep doing it the way...

Craig Jones: “A Lot Of People Deserve To Have That Black Belt Taken Away”

A few weeks back, Islam Makhachev made the headlines with his claim that “a lot of black belts have to be cancelled”. And, for one, Craig Jones agrees with him. In one of the recent...

BJJ Champion Suffers Stroke During Training – Told He’d Have To Wait 7 Hours For Ambulance

Gavin “Iggy” Thomas won two silver medals at the Rome International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship just a few days ago… But then, after he returned to his home in Wales –...

ONE Championship: Danielle Kelly Taps Out Mariia Molchanova With Rear Naked Choke

Image Credits: ONE Championship Danielle Kelly delivered a phenomenal performance yet again. The 26 year old submitted Mariia Molchanova, the world Sambo champion, in their women’s ONE...

Nick Rodriguez Shares A Hilarious Story From The Dominican Republic: “Sh*t Happens”

When travelling to a foreign country, one of the most important things you should do is check whether or not the local water is suitable for drinking. And not just for drinking, but also for other...

Falling Out Of Love With BJJ? Dedicate To It Even More

You can love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with your whole heart, but the reality is… Sometimes, you won’t feel like you want to keep training. You’ll feel disappointed by the results...

Gordon Ryan Rolls With Jason Mamoa: “He Made Me Promise I’d Never Respond To A Hater Online Again”

Jason Mamoa, famous American actor – known for, among other things, his role in the “Game of Thrones” series – also seems to be a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan… And student,...

Great (And Simple) Way To Escape Collar Choke From Mount

Stuck under someone’s Mount… And they already have a Collar Choke on you? Not to worry, you can still make things right – for example, with the following escape by Todd Margolis!...