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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

What’s It Like To Compete At The ADGS In Rio de Janeiro?

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Rio de Janeiro 2023 took place over the last weekend… And it was a spectacular tournament, a fantastic start to the ADGS 2023-2024 tour! But before...

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Offers Help To UFC Athlete Who Had Only $7 In Bank Account

Themba Gorimbo is a UFC athlete with a unique story. He traveled all the way from Zimbabwe to Miami (USA), in order to train at the MMA Masters training camp, so that he could prepare for his second...

Rodolfo Vieira Criticizes IBJJF For Horrific Refereeing In His Sister’s Match

Ana Vieira recently competed in the absolute final of the 2023 IBJJF World Championship. She faced Gabrieli Pessanha, who put her in a choke – ultimately rendering her unconscious. However, the...

Helena Crevar Shows How To Do The Bow & Arrow Choke

A Bow & Arrow Choke, is a chokehold used in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and other grappling arts. To perform a Bow & Arrow Choke, you first need to get your opponent’s back and control their...

This Is How To Fake The Single Leg & Get To The Back

One way to transition from a single leg takedown to a back take in Jiu-Jitsu is by setting up the takedown first and then switching to the back control after securing the leg. To begin, shoot in for...

Andre Galvao Shows A Surprising Armbar Variation Setup

To properly execute an armbar from guard position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you need to control your opponent and position your body and limbs correctly. First, you want to secure a closed guard by...

Can’t Pass To Side Control Because Of The Leg Frame? Do This

Leo Vieira’s 50/50 Arm Guard Passing System is a unique approach to passing the 50/50 arm guard position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). The 50/50 arm guard is one of the most common and...

This Is Why It’s Vital To Develop Good Defense In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Alright, be honest with us for a minute… How much time do you spend working on your defense in Jiu-Jitsu? When it comes to drilling: how often do you drill escapes and submission defense? And...

Andre Galvao Shares Valuable Life Lesson: “Surrender Or Continue?”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can teach us many valuable life lessons… One of them being to keep going. Andre Galvao has learned that lesson well throughout his lengthy and extremely successful career...

Kade Ruotolo: “The Only Thing That Makes Gordon’s Jiu-Jitsu Work Is His Size”

A match between Kade Ruotolo and Gordon Ryan would most certainly be a spectacular one… As well as one that a large part of the BJJ community wants to see. However, it’s questionable when...

Buchecha Reveals Why He Started Training Jiu-Jitsu: “I Wanted To Spend More Time With Them”

Why did Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well… The answer might surprise you. Here’s what he had to say in a recent Jaxxon Podcast episode: [It...

Marcelo Garcia Shares Cancer Update: “It Hadn’t Spread”

Marcelo Garcia, an ADCC and IBJJF Hall Of Famer, was diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. After going through several rounds of chemotherapy, he underwent surgery some time ago… And...

[WATCH] Kade Ruotolo Defeats Tommy Langaker, Defends ONE Championship Title

Kade Ruotolo and Tommy Langaker put on a great show at ONE Fight Night 11 last Friday (June 9). Both athletes gave it their all – with Kade Ruotolo emerging victorious in the end! The 10-minute...

Craig Jones Criticizes IBJJF: “You Pay For Your Own Hotel, Your Own Registration Fees…”

A part of the BJJ community isn’t “too excited” about the IBJJF – more specifically, about the approach the Federation takes to organize tournaments. And it appears that Craig...

Kade Ruotolo On Not Taking St**oids: “It’s All About Integrity”

Kade Ruotolo is the reigning ADCC and ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world champion… Who has always been open in his criticisms of athletes who use steroids and other...

Victor Hugo Accepts Nicholas Meregali’s $20,000 Superfight Challenge

Nicholas Meregali recently took it to social media to challenge the 2023 IBJJF World Championship absolute division winner to a $20,000 match… And Victor Hugo has now accepted the challenge!...

ADGS Rio: See Who’s Registered To Fight For The Elite Professional Gold

There are only a few days left until we meet the new champions of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Rio de Janeiro 2023. Having received some of the most notorious fighters in the sport,...

Rayron Gracie: “The True Essence Of Jiu-Jitsu Lies In The Gi”

Rayron Gracie won gold in the brown belt absolute division at the 2023 IBJJF World Championships! And, in an interview with the Gracie Mag, he explained that his mindset played a crucial role in the...

[Throwback] Bouncer Takes Down A Wannabe Thug With Modified BJJ Technique

Getting into street fights is a big no-no. And not just because of the legal repercussions that stem from it – but also because you never know who you’re going against… Which is...

Tommy Langaker Reveals He Doesn’t Study His Opponents’ Games A Lot: “I Focus On Myself”

Tommy Langaker is facing Kade Ruotolo this Friday, June 9, at ONE Fight Night 11! The Norwegian is very excited about his upcoming match, even though he is considered to be an underdog by many. But...

You’ve Got To Learn This (Painful) Deep Half Guard Escape

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a very powerful position that will control guard passers immediately. The general principle of using Deep Half Guard is that your one arm is in, that your hips are in as...

This Scarf Hold Escape Is Super Simple – You’ll Learn It Immediately

If you’ve been training for some time, you’ll probably agree that making your training partners tap with as little force as possible feels amazing. That it just feels great to do a couple of...

Craig Jones Shows How To 2x Your Half Guard Pressure

So you’d like to make your training partner’s life a living hell when they’re in the bottom Half Guard? Are you looking for ways to gain even more control over your opponent –...

JT Torres Promoted To 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt by Andre Galvao

Jonathan “JT” Torres has just been promoted to the rank of a 4th degree BJJ black belt! He’s been promoted by his long-time friend and coach, Andre Galvao:   View this post on...