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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

The Chair Guard Sweep Is Your New Favorite Setup From Guard Pull

If you’ve wanted to learn a new setup and technique, one which would make you stand out not just in your BJJ academy but in competition as well, then we have got quite a treat for you! Andre...

Finding The “Sweet Spot” When Passing The Guard with Carlos Machado

Generally speaking, when you encounter a problem within your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s a good idea to think about how you can solve it as soon as possible. However, if you’ve done that...

How To Apply A Triangle Using the Lapel? Andre Galvao Demonstrates

When thinking of the Triangle Choke, your first association is probably hitting it from Closed Guard or, perhaps, from the Mount. However, it’s probably rarely the case that you’ve had an...

Use This Weird Lapel Grip For Effective Guard Passing

What does the future of BJJ look like? More specifically, how will its techniques look like 2 years, 5 years, 10 or more years down the line? While there’s no one that can give a concrete...

Worry Free Escape To a Tight Foot Lock by Robert Drysdale

„Why would you ignore 50% of the human body?“ Well, ever since those great leglock words were uttered by Dean Lister and spread about even more through John Danaher, that 50% of human body is far...

High Percentage Double Attack From The Mount by Robert Drysdale

Hey, you. Yes, you, psst… What if we were to tell you that there is a way that you can finish your opponents and training partners from Mount – just by using your one arm? Don’t believe...

The Importance of Drinking More Water For BJJ Practitioners

Most of the things in life aren’t certain – who knows what can happen during the next year, next month, next day, or even the present moment… It’s all „up in the air“, as they...

Robert Drysdale Shows The Best Head And Arm Guillotine Set Up for BJJ

Most of the times, if your opponent turtles up, you’ll be aiming to take their back, establish position and move on to impose your submission game from there. But why not change it up a little...

Robert Drysdale Shows How To Turn a Failed Darce Into A Great Guillotine

The Darce and Guillotine Choke support each other and are very good friends… When one fails, the other one is right there to cushion its failure, and revenge its fallen brother! That is...

Effective & Easy Ankle Pick Takedown With Robert Drysdale

The Ankle Pick is such a great takedown for jiujiteiros – even though it does (as all techniques do, truth be told) require a bit of practice and repetition in order to pull it off more...

Why You Actually Need To Wait A Bit Longer Before You Tap Out

One of the golden rules in BJJ training is to „tap early and tap often“. The reasoning behind this is clear: to evade injuries and to overcome your own ego, so as to restart the roll and learn as...

This Back Escape Technique Leads Straight To Side Control

If somebody takes your back, you’ve got a number of ways to escape at your disposal. However, most of these setups don’t have much more other than the „escape“ itself in mind; that...

Overcome Pre-Competition Fear And Anxiety By Following These 3 Tips

A competition can either be an amazing, fulfilling experience or a frightening and soul-crushing one. And this doesn’t depend just on whether or not you’ll win the match and/or the...

You’ll Never Become Really Good at BJJ – But So What?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Oh, high hopes. Everyone gets carried away on the wings of hope from time to time; which in BJJ means dreaming of great successes! However, our...

BJJ Doesn’t Get You Motivated Anymore? Do This To Get Back On Track

Jiu Jitsu, just like everything else in life, has its highs and lows. And sometimes, those lows hit much harder than they ever did, lasting for much longer periods of time than we’d want to....

Here’s Why It’s Good That You Started Training BJJ Later In Life

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. As Jiu Jitsu athletes, we often look so avidly at our younger training partners who are so much better than us; and that will, when they reach...

Catch Wrestling For BJJ: The Spinal Splitter with Keenan Cornelius

There are *those* kinds of Catch Wrestling submissions that, once you see them, make you shiver with fear… But that make your eyes shine with happiness as well! Yeah they’re nasty, but...

Old-School Your Way To Victory With The Plier Sweep with Carlos Machado

Old school is often times the best school! If it weren’t for the BJJ masters and grandmasters, our sport wouldn’t be where it is today; both in terms of its rich history and lifestyle,...

Pull Guard Straight Into A Triangle With Andre Galvao

The Gi offers so many opportunities and possibilities for your BJJ game! You can be really creative and go for the most complex of lapel combinations, for example, which will not only confuse your...

Upgrade Your Closed Guard With This Triple Attack Sequence From Jt Torres

You might consider the Closed Guard as an „old fashioned“ position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but you can’t deny the fact that you still lock it up quite often. That is to say, no matter how...

Game Changing Shoulder Pressure Tip from Side Control to Overwhelm Your Opponent

Shoulder pressure is a very important aspect of a successful Jiu Jitsu passing and submission game. In this video, the famed instructor Paul Schreiner shows how to correctly utilize the concept of...

How To Use The T-Shirt To Set Up Massive Throws For Self Defense

„There’s no Gi in the streets man, that Jiu Jitsu/Judo stuff wouldn’t work on me.“ How many times have you heard that sentence being uttered? You’ve probably defended the...

Simplify Your BJJ: Go For The Leglock Immediately After A Takedown!

There are a LOT of cool sequences to try out and use in BJJ! One of our sport’s greatest advantages is exactly that; the opportunity to mix all of those moves together, with an ultimate goal of...

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...