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Author Archive: BJJEE

Cuban Greco-Roman Wrestler Mijaín López Eyes 5th Olympic Gold

Mijaín López is an exceptionally talented Greco-Roman wrestler from Cuba, renowned for his dominance in the sport. He is a four-time Olympic gold medalist, securing titles in the 2008, 2012, 2016,...

The Joy of Leading a BJJ Academy: A Career Beyond the Boring Corporate Job

Written by Gile Huni., a 3rd degree BJJ black belt and head instructor at Kimura BJJ Serbia  In the bustling landscape of careers, the path of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy owner and head coach...

AJ Agazarm: Misunderstood Competitor or a Jiu-Jitsu Villain?

AJ Agazarm, a silver medalist at the ADCC, has long been a polarizing figure in professional grappling. Known for his aggressive style and confrontational behavior, Agazarm often attracts controversy...

Should it be the BJJ instructor’s Role to teach their students good manners, discipline & respect in Jiu-Jitsu and life?

In martial arts, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the role of an instructor often extends beyond teaching just techniques and physical skills. Instructors are frequently seen as mentors and role...

You Don’t Need to Learn 1000 Moves in Jiu-Jitsu. You Just Need to Master 5 Moves that Nobody Can Stop

Written by Gile Huni., a 3rd degree BJJ black belt and head instructor at Kimura BJJ Serbia  In the intricate and physically demanding world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, practitioners often find...

10 Guidelines to Follow When Visiting a BJJ Academy

When visiting another academy for cross-training, here are 10 guidelines to ensure a respectful and productive experience. Foremost, remember that you are a guest in someone else’s space. While you...

The harsh reality of operating a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy

The harsh reality of operating a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy, particularly a smaller one, often goes unspoken. Managing such an academy is incredibly challenging. The stress and anxiety that come...

An Inside Look at Roberto Cyborg’s Favorite Pre-Jiu-Jitsu Drink

ADCC champion Roberto Cyborg drinks Yerba Mate as ‘Tereré’ (of Guaraní origin), an infusion of yerba mate (botanical name Ilex paraguariensis), similar to mate but prepared with cold water...

Flashback: A White Belt BJ Penn Defeating 2 Judo Black Belts in a Judo Tournament

This happened in 1997. BJ back then just started BJJ and he was still a white belt. As a white belt he absolutely dominated these black belt judoka in Judo rules. His nickname prodigy  was very...

This is How High Level Wrestlers Train Their Strength & Conditioning

If you want to model yourself on high level grapplers that combine technique, strength , speed, agility, conditioning then look at collegiate wrestlers. Here is the West Virginia University Tech...

The Perfect Game Plan to Defeat a Half Guard Player In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Most Annoying Personalities At The BJJ Academy— Which One Are You?

A few years ago, this pretty funny list describing different BJJ personalities was made.  I don’t know who the author is, but I got it from this FORUM It’s fun to see who among your teammates...

Danaher: ”Modern 10th Planet JJ Style Is Basically Cloned After Our Own Style”

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, few names resonate as prominently as John Danaher when it comes to innovative grappling techniques and training methodologies. Recently, Danaher made a bold statement a few...

If You Just Train No Gi BJJ, Why Do You Need To Receive a “No Gi BJJ Belt” That You Will Never Wear?

The idea of having a belt system in no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, despite not having a traditional belt worn as in gi BJJ, indeed sparks a lively debate among practitioners and enthusiasts. Here are...

The Gi Takedown Mighty Mouse Used Against a Much Larger Opponent at Pans

In a remarkable display of skill and technique, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, a seasoned MMA fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt, showcased a stunning Single Leg takedown at...

Does No Gi BJJ Rank Transfer To Gi? A Double BJJ Black Belt Shares His Views

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, ranks and progression are often recognized across both the gi and in some schools, no-gi disciplines, but the transfer and recognition can depend on the school and its...

Discover the Excitement of BJJ Summer Week 2024 in Sardinia Fet. Demian Maia, Felipe Pena, Kaynan & More

Get ready to immerse yourself in the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu camp in the world at BJJ Summer Week 2024. Scheduled for September 18-22 in the breathtaking location of Cagliari, Sardinia, this...

Ad*lt F*lm Stars That Train Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular. Many celebrities have trained or train BJJ. Adult film stars are no different. Here is a list of major adult film stars that roll.   5. Manuel Ferrara...

Watch: Shaquille O’Neal Takes Down & Grapples with Charles Barkley

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal, is a well-known UFC enthusiast, has been training in Jiu-Jitsu since 2000, initially under Royce Gracie and later with Jonathan Burke in Florida. His martial...

Shaquille O’Neal Visits BJJ Academy, Taps Out 2 BJJ Black Belts

Basketball champion Shaquille O’Neal has been training some BJJ throughout the years. The retired NBA legend has trained BJJ on and off and has a decent level in BJJ. Shaq was recently seen...

Sumo Legend Akebono Dies at the Age of 54 in Japan

Akebono Taro, the first non-Japanese yokozuna in sumo wrestling history, sadly passed away at 54 from a heart attack. Born in Hawaii as Chadwick Haheo Rowan, he initially pursued basketball, earning...

One Of The Biggest Upsets in Jiu-Jitsu Spurred the Growth of Rash Guards in BJJ

The rash guard and compression gear are a staple in no-gi grappling but it’s benefits of use with the gi is often debated. Someone people feel less restricted without a rash guard, and absolutely...

High Level Champions from Judo, Wrestling, Sambo & MMA to Compete in Ocean BJJ Pro, an illustrious Italian PRO jiu-jitsu No Gi tournament

The Ocean BJJ Pro Championship, an illustrious Italian PRO jiu-jitsu No Gi tournament, is garnering significant attention with the registration of champions from various combat sports for its trial...

What You Should Know Before You Start Rolling in BJJ

GGuest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...