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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

So You Have ZERO TALENT For BJJ? Don’t Despair – But Do This

You’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and you truly enjoy learning techniques and rolling, as well as the overall atmosphere in the academy. But, alas, to your horror… You figured...

Which Techniques Should You Learn FIRST As A BJJ White Belt?

It’s so easy to get confused as a white belt in BJJ! There are a lot of techniques out there, and you’re excited about ALL of them. Choosing which ones to learn first… Can be a...

What To Do If You’re Actually Getting WORSE In Jiu Jitsu?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. There comes a time period in every Jiujiteiro’s life when they start to actually get WORSE in BJJ. This moment doesn’t come by just...

These Are The Signs That Your Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Is An A**hole

BJJ is supposed to be a fun activity. It’s something that you’re supposed to enjoy, through learning new things from your instructor and through trying them out when you roll. However,...

For These Reasons Most People Quit Brazilian Jiu Jitsu As A Blue Belt

Did you know that there’s a high probability of you quitting Jiu Jitsu as a blue belt? Yep, that’s right – the so-called „blue beltitis“ gets ahold of many Jiujiteiros… But...

A Simple Guide For Resolving 4 Most Common BJJ Aches And Pains

With great power in BJJ comes… Quite a bit of aches and pains, actually. It’s no secret, and every Jiujiteiro knows it: sooner or later, as you train Jiu Jitsu, you will encounter pain....

Oxygen Deficiency Training – How It Can Improve Your BJJ Conditioning

The COVID pandemic has changed a lot of things in everyday life, among them being the fact that you have to wear a mask wherever you go. This is true even for some of the BJJ academies in the world,...

Creatine, Whey, BCAAs… Which Supplements To Take As A Grappler?

Oh there are so many supplements to choose from out there! There’s the omnipresent whey protein, then there’s the creatine and the BCAAs, glucosamine, fish oil, the various pre-workout...

Intermittent Fasting – Yay Or Nay For BJJ Athletes?

There are a lot of „diets“ out there, and it can be rather difficult for a regular Jiujiteiro to choose which one isn’t a fad. However, intermittent fasting is one of those diets that have...

This Is How To Become A Triangle Choke EXPERT

The Triangle Choke will always be cool! However, the truth is, it can sometimes be really difficult to set it up and finish properly. This is because the Triangle – as almost every other submission...

What Does Your Favorite BJJ Submission Say About You?

Everyone has a favorite submission – and so do you! That’s just a natural way of life for every Jiujiteiro; experimenting with various submissions until you find the one you enjoy locking in...

Can You Be Overweight And Still Excel in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

„I am overweight. So can I still train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?“ The question which plagues a lot of soon-to-be BJJ white belts… And the one which makes them afraid of beginning their Arte...

How To Start Training BJJ As A Person With A Physical Disability?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a sport of extreme fulfillment and excellence at the same time! It will make you happier than you were before, and it is going to turn you into a better human being in all...

10 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Your Blue Belt

So you would like to get your blue belt in BJJ, eh? That’s fantastic! But… Are you aware of the things that you should know first – before you get promoted? Here are 10 things that you...

Every Grappler Has The Following NEGATIVE Thoughts

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Every once in a while, during your Jiu Jitsu journey, you’ll encounter negative thoughts… Thoughts, that will make it difficult for...

5 Things You SHOULDN’T Do Before Your BJJ Training

If you wish your BJJ training session to be successful, then it isn’t enough to maximize the time and focus you spend on the mats. While your time and intensity of training – drilling and...

Want Your Kids To Start Training Jiu Jitsu? Keep These Things In Mind

If you’re a parent, and you train BJJ – then the chances are that you’ll want your kid to start training, too! And how wouldn’t you? Jiu Jitsu has brought so much happiness,...

Opinion: BJJ Is Not Enough If You Want To Learn Self Defense

Everyone has different reasons for starting Jiu Jitsu. Some want to lose weight and become healthier, others were persuaded by their friends, and some were recommended a video (thanks, Youtube...

5 BAD HABITS In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu That You Have To AVOID

Photo by Inverted Gear „We first make our habits, and then our habits make us“, said the great English poet John Dryden. It’s the habits that will make or break you as you go through life...

This Is How To Create NEW Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Techniques

Have you seen all these crazy, creative techniques – predominantly submissions – making their way in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lately? It seems as if new setups, or their variations at least, are being...

Should I Read Jiu Jitsu Technique BOOKS – Or Are They Useless?

So, you’re looking to start reading some books, eh? And not just any books, but actual BJJ TECHNIQUE books? That’s awesome! But… Should you really read them? Given that we’re...

My EYESIGHT is Bad & I Wear Glasses – How Am I Going To Train BJJ?

Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is tough as it already is, but what if your vision is bad? What if, in order to function in your day-to-day life, you need to wear glasses? A lot of people have poor...

Are You Capable Enough To Be a Jiu Jitsu Instructor As A PURPLE BELT?

So you’re a purple belt now? Congratulations! You already fell so deep into the BJJ rabbit hole that you probably won’t ever be pulled back out; in other words, your love for Jiu Jitsu is...

Close Your Eyes – The Benefits Of Rolling In The Dark

There aren’t any shortcuts to success in Jiu Jitsu. You have to put in the work, the dedication, and the hours into perfecting your training if you want to fulfill your potential. However, even...