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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

The Kimura Trap Is A Must-Have In Your BJJ Skillset

The Kimura Trap is a powerful tool that you can use in all sorts of situations; one that will enable you to both defend yourself when you need to, as well as to move in for an attack when you see an...

This Is How You Can Set Up An Armbar From The Back

If you still aren’t really clear what sort of a gameplan you should develop and practice, then by all means let it be the one through which you’ll aim for taking the opponent’s...

Learn The Folding Pass – The Best Pressure Pass For Gi & No Gi

Pressure passing is a whole lot easier in the Gi – mostly because you can set up various grips, which give way to many passing variations. However, this is not to say that you can’t pressure...

These Are The 3 Best Lapel Grip Breaks For BJJ & Judo By Travis Stevens

Getting rid of the collar grip can be one of the most frustrating things to do in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is especially true if your opponent or training partner is an experienced competitor; and...

Bernardo Faria On How To Make The Best Use Of Your BJJ Training Time

While it’s, without a doubt, important to come to BJJ classes as often as possible in order to accrue the invaluable mat time, quality still exceeds quantity in Jiu Jitsu. Those hours you spend...

Key Details For Setting Up A Perfect Ippon Seoi Nage

The Ippon Seoi Nage is a powerful Judo throw, and it’s often one of the earliest throws that are taught to students. However, just because it’s taught early doesn’t mean that all of...

Here’s What Your BJJ Game Will Look Like At Each Belt Level

Your overarching goal in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu should always be to become better; to progress as much as you can, while enjoying your path with the experiences and friends you make along the way. So,...

No Gi Uchi Mata Variations That You Can Use Right Now!

You don’t need a lot of takedowns in your skill-set to feel confident when starting a match from the feet. You simply need to pick a few of them, practice them as much as you can and from as...

You Won’t Need Techniques After You Understand This Guard Passing Principle

There are a number of ways to pass an Open Guard. However, when the absolute basics of guard passing are considered, it’s all very simple; it’s just a matter of understanding the...

Doing These 3 Exercises Will Make Your Jiu Jitsu Strength Skyrocket

Yeah yeah, we know the story you’re about to tell us: „But BJJEE, I barely make it to my Jiu Jitsu classes, how am I supposed to make it to the gym as well?“ And while it could be argued...

The “Bear Trap” Is The Perfect Surprise Submission As You’re Passing The Guard

In the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are a lot of things you can do that will take your opponent by surprise – like doing a technique that they don’t expect, or that they haven’t...

Phil Daru’s BJJ Strength And Conditioning Workout With Gezary Matuda

Have you ever wondered how an „average“ workout of a top MMA and BJJ competitor looks like? Well, Phil Daru, one of the world’s most renowned strength and conditioning coaches – a head...

Surprise Your Opponents With This Triangle Setup From Side Control

If you can surprise your opponents with a move they don’t really expect, then your chances of tapping them out increase by tenfold! One of those setups is a Triangle Choke from top Side...

Roger Gracie Has a Unique Method Of Deflecting Pressure Passing

Sooner or later, be it in competition or in training, you will come face to face with someone who absolutely loves pressure passing. They take pride in using stack passes whenever they can, and find...

Lachlan Giles Has A Secret Detail For Improving Your Half Guard Squeeze

Ever been in a situation where you think that you have your opponent right where you want them… Only for them to escape within the next second, in such an easy manner that it kind of feels...

Build Yourself A Perfect Home Gym Like Jocko Willink’s

So, you’ve decided to build your own home gym! You may be too busy to spend those 30 minutes on a car ride just to get to your „regular“ gym; or you may have always wanted to have a home...

Why Chael Sonnen Is Wrong About Judo Effectiveness In MMA

Chael Sonnen is considered to be one of the best mixed martial artists that UFC has seen in its history. Having retired from competition, he shifted his focus to being a host of his great Podcast....

Travis Stevens’ Method For Learning Judo Throws At A Faster Pace

Sometimes, learning new techniques can be very confusing. All of those details and variations that make a certain technique work can be difficult to take in all at once; and so you often end up not...

The Cross Sleeve Guard Is Your New Best Friend

The Open Guard offers you so much choice for setting up your attacking game! There are a number of ways to set up offense from here, and if you haven’t read our two articles about the Collar...

This Is What The Olympic Champion Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Eats In A Day

Turning yourself into the best possible grappler is no easy feat by any standard. There are the countless early mornings, thousands upon thousands of repetitions and who knows how many...

12 Tips For Your Kettlebell Swing: The Ultimate BJJ-Specific Exercise

Some exercises need little introduction, and the same can be said for the Kettlebell Swing. It is one of the best BJJ-specific exercises that you can do; one that will improve your hip strength and...

This Is How You’ll Get A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Nickname

After you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a while, and after you’ve started experiencing the many colorful lifestyle aspects of it as well, you’ll notice that a lot of...

Being “Undefeated” is Different In BJJ Than In Other Combat Sports

„Undisputed and undefeated!“ How many times have you heard those words in the world of martial arts and combat sports? Probably quite a few, but chances are that you’ve rarely – if ever...

PED Use Impacts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu More Than Any Combat Sport

When PEDs (Performance Enhancing Dr*gs) are mentioned, more often than not the first thing that comes to mind is – muscle. In other words, both muscle growth (or hypertrophy), as well as increases...