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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

How To Knee On Belly-Switch & Get To Full Mount? Fabio Leopoldo Demonstrates

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

Ricardo Marques Shows A Swift Triangle Choke Setup From Side Control

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Wrap The Opponent’s Arm With Their Lapel… And Have Some Fun

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

Robson Moura Shows How To Take The Back With The Frame Lasso

Going for the back is one of the best things you could do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… And here’s another way to do it, this time with the Frame Lasso. You can connect your open guard with...

Last-Ditch Rear Naked Choke Escape: Clear The Thumb Line

Well, well, well. What do we have here… You’re in trouble again, aren’t you? You’ve given up your back, your opponent took it, placed their hooks in and is working on a choke. You are pretty...

Ben Askren: “Most Athletes End Up Poor”

One of the biggest problems that professional athletes, including MMA fighters, come to face when they retire is – financial stability. But why? Shouldn’t the fighters, especially the...

Leandro Lo’s Family Lawyer: “Velozo Looked For A Fight, Provoked Them The Whole Time”

Leandro Lo, multiple-time BJJ world champion, was murdered in August 2022 – by police officer Henrique Velozo, during a show in a São Paulo nightclub. The initial hearing in the murder trial...

Elaine Wynn, The Popular “Jiu-Jitsu Grandma”, Promoted To BJJ Purple Belt

Image Credits: TheHighlyRecommended & Elaine Wynn Instagram Elaine Wynn, also known as the “Jiu-Jitsu Grandma“, is 74 years old and has been training BJJ for a long time… And...

Try This Interesting & Highly Effective Sweep From Turtle Position

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how to...

Ben Askren Reveals Why Retirement Is Difficult For MMA Athletes

Retirement often doesn’t come easy to professional mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes… But why is it so? And why do some athletes move on to “the next thing” seemingly easy,...

Mikey Musumeci’s Advice For BJJ Beginners: “Take It Slow”

There’s going to be a ton of advice that you’ll receive when you first start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But none of them may be as valuable as the following advice from Mikey...

[Watch] John Danaher Training With The Legendary Boris

Do you know the legend of Boris… One of John Danaher‘s first black belts? Not much is known about Boris, except from the fact that he trained with Danaher for some time and that he was...

John Danaher Reveals 3 Crucial Concepts For No-Gi Takedowns

If you’d like to become more successful in no-gi takedowns, then you better go ahead and learn the 3 concepts that will make no-gi takedowns work more often than not. Takedowns are a must if...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Shows Best Takedown Drills And Grips For Jiu-Jitsu

Your takedowns could use some work, couldn’t they? Yup, it’s time to start improving them – and there’s no better way to do that than to focus on your grips and drills!...

The Nastiest Armbar You’ve Ever Seen: The “Canto Armbar”

Armbars can be both basic and complex techniques in BJJ – just depends on how good you are and which variation(s) you want to execute. For example, the Canto Armbar is one of the nastiest...

Kyra Gracie Reveals A Super Quick Heel Hook Setup From Guard Pass

Kyra Gracie is one of the few Gracie women to achieve a black belt in BJJ and is the first Gracie female to actively compete in the sport. She is a 4x world BJJ champion and 3x ADCC. Her mother,...

MMA Fighter Makes Child Predators Do Push-Ups – Before Handing Them Over To The Police

Dustin Lampros is one of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) alumni; the world-class fighters who, even if they don’t make it to the UFC, often succeed in other promotions. However, Lampros found...

Javier Mendez On Khabib’s Retirement As MMA Coach: “He Doesn’t Want To Miss Being A Father”

Last Friday, the mixed martial arts world was once again shaken up by Khabib Nurmagomedov. “The Eagle” announced his retirement from MMA coaching via Instagram: Concluding the year. The...

How Much Money Will There Be In BJJ In 10-15 Years? Gordon Ryan Shares His Opinion

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at a rapid rate among hobbyist athletes, and it seems that it will continue growing at that rate for some time… But the question is: how big will it grow when it...

Chad Keel Shows A Crazy Tight Monoplata Setup From Closed Guard

The omoplata, which means scapula in Portuguese, is a highly effective Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ submission). Also called the ashi sankaku garami (leg triangle entanglement) in judo and the coil lock...

The “Foot Post” Is A Great Way To Finish The Body Lock Pass

Body Lock passing can be a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skillset. Especially if you haven’t experimented with this passing style before; when you learn the proper setups and...

Super Sneaky BJJ Submission: Foot Americana (From Bottom Side Control)

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 can’t...

Mount Escape Against “Prayer Feet”: Here’s How To Do It

The Mount is the second-most dominant position you could get to in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But it can also be extremely difficult to transition into. Namely, when you get to Side Control or Half...

How To Transition To Mount From Side Control In BJJ?

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...