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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Try This Simple Guillotine Choke Setup Against Seated Opponent

Guillotines are a quite interesting submissions. While some avoid them due to compromising position, others accelerate using them. Many beginners quote guillotine as the first submission to ever...

Critical Guillotine Choke Finishing Details: Pull & Compress

The guillotine is a cruel strangulation. It goes fast, from multiple angles, no matter how strong you are. This versatility and speed make the guillotine ideal for sport BJJ players, who occasionally...

Josh Barnett Demonstrates The Most Painful No-Gi Side Control

Many Jiujiteiros think that transitioning from a “normal” Side Control to Kesa Gatame means to simply “throw” their arm around the opponent’s head. However, if you do...

Use The “Diesel Squeezel” To Defend Against The Head Inside Single Leg

Ah, the Single Leg… We know, we know. You actually do like this takedown technique, even though you suck at it. But you’d still prefer to not be so bad at it, although it is – for...

Here’s How To Setup A Knee Cut Pass Against Lasso Guard

Passing the guard of a much larger opponent can sometimes be a difficult task. However, if it’s done right, you will be in great shape to win the match. One thing that we have talked about in past...

“The Schoolyard Shove” – Great Way To Set Up Takedowns

Wrestling is one of the most rewarding martial arts in the world. It provides many opportunities for fun competitions while teaching you values that will stick with you for the rest of your life,...

Zoltan Bathory: “Never Ever Quit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”

Everyone who trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will tell you that, at one point in time, they’ve had a thought or two about quitting. Be it because of the injuries, (perceived) lack of progress, or...

Shamil Gasanov On Garry Tonon: “If He Thinks He Can Break Off My Leg…”

Shamil Gasanov, a 27 year-old Russian MMA fighter, has made quite a name for himself already at ONE Championship. Namely, in his ONE debut, he needed just two minutes to sink in and secure a Rear...

Should You Ever Not Tap Out In BJJ? John Danaher Shares His Opinion

Tapping is the most important move in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It makes it possible for you to keep training and competing for years to come, and it also opens up more learning and rolling opportunities....

The Cross Choke From Knee Cut Is One Of The Most Basic Submissions

The Cross Choke is a submission that can be set up from all sorts of positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, including the Knee Cut Pass. And it’s actually really simple to do; so, if you don’t...

Robert Degle: “I Didn’t Become A Full Time Grappler Until I Was 28”

Can you become really good at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu if you start training late? You sure can; but if you want to become a successful competitor, then Robert Degle has some advice – hurry up a...

Lesson From Roger Gracie: Set Your BJJ Priorities Carefully

Image Credits: Brian Glick Instagram Roger Gracie is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of all time… And there are many lessons an “everyday” BJJ student could learn...

BJJ Beginners: Focus On The Mount & Rear Mount Positions

It sure can be difficult to figure out what to focus on as a beginner in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And not just in regards to submissions; but, even more so, when it comes to the positions you want to...

Caught In A Heel Hook? Counter With A Toehold

Leglocks have been at the center of the bjj zeitgeist for quite some time. They are referred to as the great equalizer. Cases like this are just why. A white belt competitor named James Hunt had an...

Here’s Why The False Reap Is Such An Amazing Leg Lock Entry

Leglocks have been at the center of the bjj zeitgeist for quite some time. They are referred to as the great equalizer. Cases like this are just why. A white belt competitor named James Hunt had an...

The “Overwrap Uki Waza” Is One Of The Easiest Takedowns For BJJ Athletes

Do you struggle with takedowns in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? A lot of BJJ athletes certainly do struggle with this aspect of their game, especially in the gi. If that’s been the case for you as well,...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Nobody Cares If You’re Tired”

If you want to reach your potential – both in life and BJJ alike – then you’ve got to push yourself to the limits. And that also means spending time with those who push themselves...

Georges St-Pierre: “I Can Do Whatever I Want”

Georges St-Pierre, commonly referred to as GSP, is no longer under UFC contract. The former two-division UFC champion revealed to MMA Junkie that his contract with the promotion has expired and is,...

Actor Chris Hemsworth’s Kids Train & Compete In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been drastically rising in popularity over the last few months. And not just among the “everyday folk”; but also among celebrities. For example, famous actor Chris...

The “Secret Detail” To Make Your Collar Grip Ridiculously Strong

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

“Hit ‘Em With Your Hips” – Craig Jones’ Profound Takedown Defense Advice

When your training partners shoot for a takedown and you sprawl up on them… Do they often continue driving into you and eventually gain an underhook? Pulling guard in the BJJ world is often...

Mikey Musumeci Shows How To Chain Triangle & Omoplata Attacks

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

Here’s How To Apply The Baseball Bat Choke Against An Over-Under Pass

If you want to tap your opponent out, then one of the things you should think about is: „Which submission and its setup are the sneakiest ones from here… Which is the one that my opponent...

Important Guillotine Choke Concept: Center Line Shift

The guillotine is a cruel strangulation. It goes fast, from multiple angles, no matter how strong you are. This versatility and speed make the guillotine ideal for sport BJJ players, who occasionally...