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Author Archive: BJJEE

Get Unfriended With This Invisible Wrist Lock from Turtle

Here is a very sneaky wrist lock that your opponent will never expect… This one comes when your opponent is turtled up and using their near arm to block your hook. You then use your farm arm to...

Renzo Gracie’s Lightning Quick Armlock Against a Turtled Opponent

Learn with Renzo Gracie how to attack a lethal armlock without exposing yourself to get hurt. Renzo shows how he developed a variation of the specific angle by jumping over and using his body and...

Surprise your Opponents with these Judo Turtle Attacks for BJJ

In BJJ it is worth using judoka’s advice when it comes to stand up technique and also for ground work. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu comes from judo for a reason, and the techniques of this martial art...

Renzo Gracie Has a Surprise Anaconda-Ezekiel Submission on A Turtled Opponent

BJJ’s most loved figure Renzo Gracie was recently Uflacker BJJ Academy where he held a fantastic seminar. Renzo showed the students a fantastic array of techniques and told countless funny stories...

BJJ Black Belt Echo Charles Details his Workout Program for Jiu-Jitsu

So you want to introduce strength training into your BJJ routine? Fair enough – and good choice on your behalf, as becoming stronger will both turn you into a better Jiujiteiro and make you more...

Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev – Who Is the Better Grappler?

On October 22nd, two of the best lightweight fighters in the UFC will face off to determine the new UFC lightweight champion. UFC 280 will be held in the Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, and the main event...

Breaking and Passing Guard on a Bigger and Stronger Opponent with Andre Galvao

As I mentioned earlier, passing from the open guard is definitely ideal. Although open guard is preferable, it’s not going to be the case every time you grapple against a larger opponent. Sometimes...

The Blueprint on How To Come Back Stronger Than Ever From An Injury- Bernardo Faria

Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015 after coming back from an injury filled 2014 season. Be sure to check out...

Tips on a full relaxation after a hard training

After every training, we feel exhausted and feel how energy leaves our bodies. It is because after hard physical exercises our muscular system feels biochemical stress, which results in pain in the...

Surprise Bigger and Stronger Opponents with a Flying Knee Cut Pass by Lucas Lepri

Passing the guard of a much larger opponent can sometimes be a difficult task. However, if it’s done right, you will be in great shape to win the match. One thing that we have talked about in past...

This is Why Clinch Takedowns Work Best Against Stronger Opponents

Upper body throws and takedowns look cool for the audience (and it’s DEFINITELY not fun for the guy landing on the mat) but that’s not why. There is real strategy going into this game plan!...

These Are the Strongest Grapplers of All Time

Helio Gracie believed superior technique could overcome all other disadvantages but in an effort to be at the top of their game – these jiujiteros put some serious effort into strength and...

Rolling With Someone Half Your Age and Twice As Strong in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

“Jiu Jitsu is perfect. It’s humans who make errors.” Rickson Gracie. Rolling With Someone – Half Your Age and Twice As Strong…well this is just a fact of life for me…I’m...

BJJ Brown Belt Ashton Kutcher Rolling with Craig Jones

Ashton Kutcher came back in BJJ news when he was promoted to brown belt in late 2019by his long time instructor Rigan Machado. Kutcher has been training more or less regularly for the past 5 years...

Joe Rogan Remembers His First Jiu-Jitsu Class: “This Purple Belt Just Raped Me. Just Destroyed Me”

Everyone starts somewhere. You can’t be a black belt level Jiu-Jitsu athlete immediately from the get-go, but you’ve got to put a lot of effort into training. You have to possess the...

Attack Stations: The Strongest Positions From Where To Get Submissions in Jiu-Jitsu

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...

Building Stronger Legs For Jiu-Jitsu with Kettlebells

Many athletes focus more on strengthening their upper body instead of focusing on their lower body. While strong shoulders, arms, chest and core are very important in Jiu-Jitsu, a strong base which...

Joe Rogan Tells Rickson Gracie How Taekwondo Compares To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Effectiveness

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

How To Develop an Insanely Strong Squeeze in Your Chokes By Yourself

Have you ever rolled with a very experienced BJJ black belt? What do you first notice? Their grip and squeeze is often at another level…. Eddie Bravo has some great trick to help strengthen your...

Why Do Martial Artists Hate Strong People?

Strength, one of the attributes that most BJJ athletes are actively trying to improve upon. An attribute that is required to be at decent levels at least when we’re talking about competitions and,...

Why The Traditional Hip Escape is Bad for Your Guard Retention

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Low-Impact Exercises And Activities For Grapplers To Do on Rest Days

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...

The Meteoric Rise Of Gordon Ryan: King Of The New Wave Of Jiu-Jitsu

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...

Couple Have a Jiu-Jitsu Match at Their Wedding

BJJ Weddings are still somewhat rare even though bjj gathers the most passionate practitioners around the world. In the past we have seen some truly unique weddings including when two teammates took...