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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Try These Three High Percentage Side Control Escapes, Right Now!

Side Control is one of those positions you might not feel too afraid of. „Sure, I’m in a defensive position, but it isn’t so bad“, you rationalize to yourself… As your opponent...

Here Are Two Great Ways To Offbalance Your Opponent For A Throw

When you train grappling, there’s a ton of stuff that you have to learn in order to make a technique work. And this doesn’t mean that you just have to understand the way it works, nor...

This Is How NOT To Get Triangle Choked When Passing The Guard

You know what they say – if you want to win big, sometimes you have to risk big as well! High risk=high reward, and that is often a very true statement in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sometimes,...

What’s The One Drill Which Will Improve ALL Of Your Throws?

Be honest with us: are you really comfortable when going for a throw, or could you use a little bit more self-confidence? Just like in other aspects of the BJJ game, throws require you to fully...

Upgrade Your Toreando Guard Pass With These Tips From Andre Galvao

The Toreando Pass is probably one of the first guard passes you’ve learned in BJJ – one that, more likely than not, you’re using on a rather frequent basis. However, no matter how much...

The Story Of Kenji Tomiki – A Judoka That Tried To Save Aikido

Whichever field you’re involved in and/or thinking about right now, you most certainly had a chance to – through sheer coincidence sometimes – find out about great people who are involved...

These 4 Sweep Tips Will Elevate Your Success Rate By A LOT

Ever went through a number of sweeping techniques and thought to yourself: „Jeez, how am I supposed to remember all of this when I roll?“ Well, you don’t have to learn all of them, nor is...

What’s The Real Difference Between Judo And BJJ Ground Game?

You might’ve started out training both BJJ and Judo at the same time… Thinking that if you combine the two arts, you will become an unstoppable grappler! But what you didn’t expect...

This is How To Build More Confidence In Your Jiu Jitsu Skills

Will you let us share a well-known secret… One that greatly influences how you’ll perform during your training rolls, as well as in tournaments? It doesn’t have anything to do with...

Improve Your Pressure Passing Game With The Butter Flip Pass

Would you say that guard passing is your weak side? That, perhaps, you’re not as fast as your training partners are; or, at the very least, that you’re not as quick as their guard...

Just How Much Strength Training Do You Need For BJJ?

Just how much strength training do you really need for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? One school of thought advocates virtually no strength training at all, where this modality of training is seen as something...

Fundamental Guard Passing Detail Every Jiujiteiro Needs To Know

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Guard passing is no easy business! There are many different elements that you have to take into consideration when approaching the training...

Improve Faster In Jiu Jitsu By Limiting Your Options

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. If you have some experience on the mats, then you’re probably well aware that there are no real „shortcuts“ in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu....

Lack Of Sleep Is Hindering Your Jiu Jitsu Much More Than You Think

You think that you’re doing everything you should be, don’t you? You’re training regularly and not just that; but every drill you execute is taken seriously and done to the best to...

Are Judo And Its Techniques Any Good As A Base For MMA At All?

Sure, BJJ may be the best martial art out there – but other ones are great as well! They will teach you self-confidence and control, as well as give you something to become better in. However, all...

Technique Aside, BJJ Practitioners Are Terrible Athletes

Been working much on your techniques lately? And so you should, great job! After all, technique is king in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s what your training time on the mats mostly consists of; so...

How To Use Success In BJJ To Further Your Success In Life

Photo: Rehan Muttalib, BJJ black belt & medical doctor. How To Use Success In BJJ To Further Your Success In LifeBrazilian Jiu Jitsu and life that you live outside of the mats are very closely...

Didn’t Train BJJ For A While? Don’t Try To Make Up For Lost Time

It might be due to the Coronavirus crisis, some sort of an injury or a LOT of obligations at work, because of some other troubles you might’ve been experiencing or similar… But the fact...

Injured And Still Want To Continue With BJJ? Consider This First

Something snapped, popped or cracked? Whatever the sound may be, you know what’s up – you’re injured… What a bummer, right? Well, that’s not going to stop you. You’re...

Learn This Simple Knee Cut Pass To Backtake Sequence With JT Torres

The Knee Cut Pass is one of those techniques that you were probably shown during your first training sessions – one, which you now revisit on a fairly frequent basis. But no matter how many times...

Want To Open Up Your Own BJJ Academy? Consider These 6 Things First

So you’ve been training BJJ for a couple of years already. You’re one of the best Jiujiteiros in your team and you’ve gained some experience in teaching others… What’s...

Why You’re Not Improving In BJJ – And Why You Never Will

Everyone’s progress slows down from time to time, and even completely plateaus occasionally. This is not a cause for concern, as it’s just a natural growing curve that every Jiujiteiro...

Are Street Fighters Any Good In Striking At All?

Ah, the question as old as the universe itself: are street fighters good at punching and, well, fighting? How good are they, anyway? Jocko Willink, a BJJ Black Belt and retired Navy SEAL officer,...

What If Your Love Life Is Suffering Because Of BJJ?

Balancing BJJ with the rest of your life is never an easy task. Sometimes, those different areas of life come into direct confrontation with Jiu Jitsu – with one of them being the relationship you...