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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Oxygen Deficiency Training – How It Can Improve Your BJJ Conditioning

The COVID pandemic has changed a lot of things in everyday life, among them being the fact that you have to wear a mask wherever you go. This is true even for some of the BJJ academies in the world,...

Creatine, Whey, BCAAs… Which Supplements To Take As A Grappler?

Oh there are so many supplements to choose from out there! There’s the omnipresent whey protein, then there’s the creatine and the BCAAs, glucosamine, fish oil, the various pre-workout...

Intermittent Fasting – Yay Or Nay For BJJ Athletes?

There are a lot of „diets“ out there, and it can be rather difficult for a regular Jiujiteiro to choose which one isn’t a fad. However, intermittent fasting is one of those diets that have...

This Is How To Become A Triangle Choke EXPERT

The Triangle Choke will always be cool! However, the truth is, it can sometimes be really difficult to set it up and finish properly. This is because the Triangle – as almost every other submission...

What Does Your Favorite BJJ Submission Say About You?

Everyone has a favorite submission – and so do you! That’s just a natural way of life for every Jiujiteiro; experimenting with various submissions until you find the one you enjoy locking in...

Can You Be Overweight And Still Excel in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

„I am overweight. So can I still train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?“ The question which plagues a lot of soon-to-be BJJ white belts… And the one which makes them afraid of beginning their Arte...

Zero Talent For BJJ? 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...

How To Start Training BJJ As A Person With A Physical Disability?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a sport of extreme fulfillment and excellence at the same time! It will make you happier than you were before, and it is going to turn you into a better human being in all...

10 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Your Blue Belt

So you would like to get your blue belt in BJJ, eh? That’s fantastic! But… Are you aware of the things that you should know first – before you get promoted? Here are 10 things that you...

Every Grappler Has The Following NEGATIVE Thoughts

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Every once in a while, during your Jiu Jitsu journey, you’ll encounter negative thoughts… Thoughts, that will make it difficult for...

5 Things You SHOULDN’T Do Before Your BJJ Training

If you wish your BJJ training session to be successful, then it isn’t enough to maximize the time and focus you spend on the mats. While your time and intensity of training – drilling and...

Want Your Kids To Start Training Jiu Jitsu? Keep These Things In Mind

If you’re a parent, and you train BJJ – then the chances are that you’ll want your kid to start training, too! And how wouldn’t you? Jiu Jitsu has brought so much happiness,...

Opinion: BJJ Is Not Enough If You Want To Learn Self Defense

Everyone has different reasons for starting Jiu Jitsu. Some want to lose weight and become healthier, others were persuaded by their friends, and some were recommended a video (thanks, Youtube...

5 BAD HABITS In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu That You Have To AVOID

Photo by Inverted Gear „We first make our habits, and then our habits make us“, said the great English poet John Dryden. It’s the habits that will make or break you as you go through life...

This Is How To Create NEW Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Techniques

Have you seen all these crazy, creative techniques – predominantly submissions – making their way in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lately? It seems as if new setups, or their variations at least, are being...

Should I Read Jiu Jitsu Technique BOOKS – Or Are They Useless?

So, you’re looking to start reading some books, eh? And not just any books, but actual BJJ TECHNIQUE books? That’s awesome! But… Should you really read them? Given that we’re...

My EYESIGHT is Bad & I Wear Glasses – How Am I Going To Train BJJ?

Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is tough as it already is, but what if your vision is bad? What if, in order to function in your day-to-day life, you need to wear glasses? A lot of people have poor...

Are You Capable Enough To Be a Jiu Jitsu Instructor As A PURPLE BELT?

So you’re a purple belt now? Congratulations! You already fell so deep into the BJJ rabbit hole that you probably won’t ever be pulled back out; in other words, your love for Jiu Jitsu is...

Close Your Eyes – The Benefits Of Rolling In The Dark

There aren’t any shortcuts to success in Jiu Jitsu. You have to put in the work, the dedication, and the hours into perfecting your training if you want to fulfill your potential. However, even...

Just Stick With It – PERSISTENCE Will Solve All Of Your BJJ Woes

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Impatient to finally get better at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, eh? Yeah, we totally get it; sometimes, it just seems as if you’re not making any...

Tie Your Belt Properly – In Jiu Jitsu, Everything Makes The Difference

For real, though… Is the way you tie your belt really so important? Why can’t you just tie it into whichever knot you wish to, and get going with your training? Well, the type of a knot...

Jealous Of Your Training Partner’s BJJ Progress? Just Keep This In Mind

Let’s say that you began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with a friend, or with someone else who started at around the same time as you did. The two of you were pretty close to each other in terms...

A Simple Guide To NOT Being A JERK In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Like it or not, there are some people who you’ll come across in your life, that are simply – jerks. You’ll come across them in BJJ as well. And there’s not much you can do about...

Why PRIVATE CLASSES Really Pay Off In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Private classes! If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a while (or even if you’re just beginning your BJJ journey), the thought of going for a private or two has certainly...