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Author Archive: BJJEE

Healing PTSD Through Jiu Jitsu Feat. Gabriel Arges at Warriors Heart

PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or...

Clark Gracie Has Close Encounter with Infamous Football Supporters ‘Grobari’ in Belgrade, Serbia

Clark Gracie is currently giving a seminar tour of Europe and he spent the weekend in Belgrade, Serbia where he conducted a highly successful seminar at Kimura BJJ Serbia which was attended by over...

Overcoming the Fear of Losing

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ So many of us have great ideas, large ambitions and day dreams that...

When is Half Guard Better then Full Guard?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Back in the day, half guard was seen as a position that was halfway to...

Marcelo Garcia Anounces Plans To Return To BJJ Competition

Marcelo Garcia is another outstanding competitor. Having won 5 world jiu jitsu tournaments and 4 times the ADCC (two of the most important tournaments in jiu jitsu), there are many who consider him...

Joao Miyao’s Advanced Guard Passing Drills

The Miyaos are known for their impassable guard but also for their elite level guard passing skills. How did they get so good at passing guard? Of course they train all day long but they also spend...

Putting Tremendous Pressure From Side Control by Carlos Farias

Why put pressure? Pressure will wear them. It tires them and forces to either take the pain or open up and make a mistake. Carlos Farias and Bernardo Faria show how to put tremendous pressure from...

How To Do The Perfect Kimura From Side Control by John Danaher

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

This Bodylock Smash Pass Puts So Much Pressure That They Literally Let You Pass

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may have noticed the Miyao brothers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double...

Things BJJ Guys Do That Drive Their Girls Nuts

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ My wife somehow always throws in her famous quote, “I miss being...

How Does Increasing Sleep Actually Boost Your Sports Performance?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Sleep Affects You More Then You Think… Everybody talks about how...

Bodycam Footage Shows ‘Wasted’ Stephan Bonnar Resisting in DUI Arrest

Last Sunday, UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with DUI and resisting arrest. Bonnar was traveling around 90 mph. Bodycam footage has emerged and shows Bonnar...

Div 1 Champ Shows How a Striker Can Stop A Wrestler’s Takedown with this Punch

Lets start by saying that wrestlers are the hardest opponents to deal with. They have explosion, strength and body control like nobody. They can keep the fight standing or take it to the ground. Many...

Flashback: When Khabib ‘Smeshed’ His Way To Winning NAGA Worlds Expert Division

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a world class grappling background. He is a two time Combat Sambo World Champion, a freestyle wrestler and a Judo black belt, and also a BJJ white...

Wrestlers Workout: Agility, Explosiveness, and Muscular Endurance

When it comes to strength and conditioning, many Grapplers especially BJJ practitioners still train like amateurs. Mark Philippi, co-owner of Philippi Sports Institute (PSI), has released...

Fury bout with Wilder on horizon as heavyweight boxing tries to swing pendulum away from UFC

UFC has been hogging the headlines in the world of sport in recent times, certainly in the last few weeks where the Khabib/McGregor pre and post-match news has been everywhere, from social media to...

Does Boxing or MMA Offer Better Betting Value?

Both MMA and boxing have been compared and contrasted in a number of areas over the last couple of decades, especially since the UFC’s inexorable rise. To be fair, at times the two sport...

Brazil Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Receives Honorary BJJ Black Belt from Gracie Family

On October 25, during the Brazilian electoral period, Robson Gracie (9th degree coral belt and son of Carlos Gracie sr) promoted the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the rank of BJJ black...

Clark Gracie & Adem Redzovic Seminar in Istanbul, Turkey 17 & 18th November 2018

For the first time in Turkey, Clark Gracie and Adem Rezdovic will hold a joint BJJ seminar in Istanbul at Balaban Jiu-Jitsu Academy. Guests from all over the region will be attending including...

Eat like Khabib: Dagestani Food That Fuels the UFC Champ

For grapplers that are looking to shred, lose fat, and just basically build a lean, muscular, aesthetic physique, you’ll no doubt already be well aware of just how much hard work, motivation, and...

Joe Rogan On Why Wrestling is the Greatest Skill To Have in MMA

It’s well known that wrestling is an essential component for success in MMA. Randy Couture, Frank Edgar, Daniel Cormier, and many other world champions have strong wrestling backgrounds. Even...

Origins of the Rubber Guard From Renzo Gracie to Eddie Bravo

The Rubber Guard is a closed guard system, made popular by 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder, Eddie Bravo. The Rubber Guard focuses on clinching your opponent and keeping them guessing what you are...

Get Taps From Closed Guard With The Ribs Squeeze by Bernardo Faria & Carlos Farias

Watch any of the early UFC’s and you see Royce Gracie submitting people left and right and some of the most memorable tap outs were from closed guard. It made the world realize that a smaller guy...

Rodolfo Vieira Drops His Cell Phone In The Middle Of BJJ Match with Kit Dale

Rodolfo Vieira hadn’t competed in a grappling tournament since he decided to focus on MMA after winning the 2015 ADCC Last night he made a successful return to Gi BJJ by defeating Kit Dale and...