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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Was Bruce Lee Really a Judo Black Belt?

Bruce Lee’s name is unanimous with excellence in martial arts. His philosophy of utilizing everything that is useful and rejecting everything that isn’t – it’s a wonderful,...

Is Sacrificing Your Free Time For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Really Worth It?

Truth be told, Jiu Jitsu takes a lot of time. It’s not just about the training; but there’s the getting ready part, travelling to the academy part, showering after training part, driving...

Boy Stands Up To Bully – Takes Him Down & Sinks In A Rear Naked Choke

Have you ever been bullied? If so, then you know how difficult it can be dealing with that on a day-to-day basis… Which is why it’s so important for kids to train martial arts, such as...

Chick-fil-A Employee Takes Down & Guillotine Chokes A Would-Be Carjacker

When push comes to shove… Do you take action – or do you remain a bystander? Well, this Chick-fil-A employee from Florida has taken action; against a would-be carjacker. The carjacker...

Mo Jassim (ADCC Organizer) Used To Donate Up To $15K To CS: GO Players

Image Credits: FloGrappling Not a lot of people know that Mo Jassim, the ADCC Head Organizer, used to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO)… And that his nickname was...

Passing Half Guard Has Never Been So Easy – Learn These Tips From Nicolas Renier

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Triangle Choke Not Working? That’s Okay – Go For The Reverse Triangle Instead

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

The Front Helicopter Kneebar Is A Vicious BJJ Leg Lock Technique

Yes, Leg Lock setups can be complicated. Really complicated, with multiple steps that have to be on spot if the submission is to work. However, you can choose the setups that aren’t as...

Advice For BJJ Beginners: Learn How To Grip Fight

How good is your grip? And what about grip fighting… Have you managed to improve in it lately? If you’re not as good as you’d like to be, then you’ve got to practice it as often as possible....

Buchecha: “He Would Want Me To Keep Living My Life”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida has put on yet another spectacular ONE Championship performance. In his most recent bout, he tapped out Kirill Grishenko just over 60 seconds into the match – with a...

Danielle Kelly: “I Need To Learn How To Defend Or Strike”

Danielle Kelly, a successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, has had her ONE Championship debut at ONE X (in March). She put on a spectacular performance against Mei Yamaguchi and won a bonus of...

This Low Knee Shield & Loop Choke Setup… Is Your New Favorite Combination

Okay, hear us out: the Knee Shield isn’t good just for your defense. Yes, we understand that you’re mostly a defensive player, but why not use this wonderful position in order to set up...

Never Tap To An Omoplata Again – With These Escapes by Bernardo Faria

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...

Forcing Half Guard Is The Solution For Your Guard Passing Problems

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Zero Talent For Jiu-Jitsu? This Is How To Become Really Good Anyway

Talent is important, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Often, it will make the difference between winning and losing, as well as making more versus making less progress in training. So, if...

William Tackett: “Ever Since I Was A Kid, My Dream Was To Win The ADCC”

William Tackett, 21 years old, has won the recent ADCC West Coast Trials – and will soon compete in his first ever ADCC World Championships (77kg division). But here’s what’s so...

Hasbulla Magomedov Signs A 5-Year Contract With The UFC

Yup, you’ve read that well! Hasbulla Magomedov has signed a 5-year contract with the UFC, according to a Russian MMA journalist, Igor Lazorin. And no, it’s not a fight contract. Rather,...

Khabib Criticizes Chimaev’s Failed Weight Cut: “If You Are A Muslim, You Should Have Good People Around You”

Khamzat Chimaev failed to make weight ahead of his UFC 279 fight against Nate Diaz, weighing 8.5 pounds (!) over the agreed-upon 170lbs limit. And, even though he still competed against Kevin Holland...

Stop Telegraphing Your Double Legs. Try This Powerful Misdirection Double Instead

Once you’ve gotten a bit more comfortable with wrestling and once you’ve learned a couple of basic takedowns, it is time to turn towards practicing „The Sweet Art of The Feint“; that...

Effective Ways To Really Push Yourself In BJJ Training Sessions

So you’d like to really push yourself in training, eh? Awesome! That means that you’re really motivated to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, to make the most out of your potential. Fantastic! Here...

The “Cobra Coil Leg Lock” Is As Terrifying As It Sounds

Yes, Leg Lock setups can be complicated. Really complicated, with multiple steps that have to be on spot if the submission is to work. However, you can choose the setups that aren’t as...

Having Trouble Passing Guard? Go For The Side-To-Side Torreando Passes

Sometimes, the simple solution is the most effective one. So, when you can’t pass your opponent’s or training partner’s guard – and they are in a supine (back on the mat)...

These Escapes Will Make You Guillotine-Proof in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it can be set up from all sorts of different positions. And it’s one of the coolest submissions to set...

KSW 74: Fighter Dislocates Opponent’s Elbow with Scarf Hold Armbar – Has To Point It Out To The Referee

Having good referees is a must for every martial art competition. For, the referee is the one with the authority to stop the match at any point – so they have to be able to recognize if...