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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Rafael Lovato Jr. Shows How To Develop An Open Guard Game – Just Like His

An open guard is any type of guard where our feet are not wrapped around the opponent’s waist. An open guard can be performed by having contact with the opponent’s arms, legs, hips, ankle, foot,...

The Underhook: A Great Defense Against Wrestling Takedown Entries

An underhook is a clinch hold that is used in grappling to control the opponent. It is performed from any direction by putting an arm under the opponent’s arm, and holding the opponent’s...

The North South Choke: A Fantastic Pinning Position

Some chokes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Well, you wouldn’t want to do them to a friend. Unless that friend is your favorite training partner, of course; because then you can be sure that they...

Ura Nage Back Throw: A Simple Takedown Technique

Ura nage in Japanese terminology means the rear throw. It is one of the original 40 throws of judo developed by Jigoro Kano. Worth noting, it’s classified as a rear sacrifice technique. Many people...

Felipe Pena Wants The Match With Gordon Ryan Rescheduled: „I Would Do It Next Week“

Felipe Pena won the Who’s Number One (WNO) bout against Nicky Rodriguez by decision… However, he still wants the match against Gordon Ryan. And he’s willing to stay in the USA until...

Man Shoots & Kills A Friend Because Of Alleged Argument About MMA

Image Credits: Arizona’s Family/Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Reports coming from Arizona suggest that a man allegedly shot and killed his friend… During an argument the two were...

WNO: Felipe Pena Defeats Nicky Rodriguez by Judge’s Decision

The most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) event was a super exciting one, with heaps of excellent matches – headlined by a heavyweight bout between Felipe Pena and Nicky Rodriguez. Rodriguez...

Felipe Pena Calls Out Gordon Ryan: „He Never Had The Slightest Bit Of Empathy“

Gordon Ryan pulled out of the WNO match against Felipe Pena, which was scheduled for today (February 25) – citing illness as a result of his withdrawal. However, Pena has found it difficult to...

Andrew Tate Details His Prison Cell Routine: “If My Days Are More Productive Than Yours…”

The (in)famous Andrew Tate is currently in prison, spending his time in Romanian custody as he’s being tried on charges of human trafficking and rape. However, Tate somehow manages to keep...

[Watch] 8-Year-Old Boy Submits Opponent With Perfect Kimura at UFC Fight Pass MMA League

Did you know that there is a UK-based mixed martial arts promotion, called MMA League, which features kids’ MMA matches? Yup, that’s right. And one of those matches has recently gone...

Ezekiel Choke From Mount: How To Defend Against It?

Sode guruma jime (“sleeve wheel constriction”) is a type of Judo chokehold, which compresses the opponent’s trachea or the carotid arteries. The technique can be executed from a variety of...

Felipe Pena Explains Important Back Control Principles In Jiu-Jitsu

The back is there to be taken! It’s no coincidence that taking someone’s back is regarded as the most powerful position to have in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; it’s where you can pose a LOT of danger...

JT Torres Shows A Heavy Knee Slice Pass (When Opponent Goes For An Underhook)

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Esgrima Pass: The Mother Of All Half Guard Passes

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Train Jiu-Jitsu & Enjoy Italy: The Wonderful BJJ Intensive Camp

No matter if you’re a beginner or if you’ve been training BJJ for a long time… You have to experience the joys of travelling and training Jiu-Jitsu at the same time. The rolls, the...

BREAKING: Gordon Ryan Out Of Felipe Pena Match

Gordon Ryan is out of his highly anticipated WNO match against Felipe Pena. His spot will be replaced by Nicky Rodriguez. FloGrappling was the first to announce the news. Ryan then posted a lengthy,...

Danielle Kelly: “I Love What Gordon Ryan Is Trying To Do For The Sport”

The popularity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is rising steadily. And not just in terms of an exponential rise in numbers of hobbyist practitioners, but also when it comes to the professional side of the...

Michael Bisping Doesn’t Like Being Asked About His Cauliflower Ears: “Fu*k Off”

Cauliflower ears are considered as battle scars by many MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes… And most “wear” them with pride. However, for some – such as Michael Bisping...

Reinier de Ridder Trained With John Danaher & Gordon Ryan: “I Basically Trained, Ate & Slept”

Reinier de Ridder has been investing tremendous amounts of effort into further developing himself as a fighter – in all areas, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And, even though he is an...

Mikey Musumeci Feels Pressure To Keep BJJ In The Spotlight: “We Have To Make Fights Exciting”

Mikey Musumeci is looking forward to his flyweight submission grappling match against Osamah Almarwai at ONE Championship, in May… And he doesn’t just want to defend the flyweight title...

Islam Makhachev Reveals His Mom Asked Him To Retire: “Khabib Listened To His Mother”

It seems that Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov have much more in common than one might’ve thought in the first place… That is – neither of their mothers like to watch their...

Craig Jones: “The Gi Is Dead… No One Gives A F*ck About It”

The rise of no-gi Jiu-Jitsu is obvious… But what does it mean for the gi? Well, Craig Jones thinks that the gi is done for. Namely, when the Club Good Podcast host asked him whether or not...

The “Sucker Drag”: One Of The Slickest BJJ Techniques

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it can be set up from all sorts of different positions. And it’s one of the coolest submissions to set up as...

JT Torres Shows A Great Smash Pass Technique From Half Guard

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...