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Author Archive: BJJEE

Firas Zahabi Explains How to Develop Insane Cardio for MMA & Jiu-Jitsu

In a detailed video posted on the Tristar Gym YouTube channel, renowned MMA coach Firas Zahabi shares his expert insights on developing exceptional cardio for mixed martial arts (MMA) and Jiu-Jitsu....

Olympic Judo Champion Satoshi Ishii Shares His Strength Training Routine

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

What is “American Jiu-Jitsu” & Is it Truly So Different from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

“American Jiu-Jitsu” is a term that has stirred considerable debate in the martial arts community, particularly among practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). The concept was notably...

Will Mark Zuckerberg fight MMA? Dana White opens up and reveals behind the scenes: ‘It’s fun’

Attending UFC 298 last Saturday in Anaheim, California, Meta CEO and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg became a topic of interest during the post-event press conference. The event was highlighted by...

What is the Ideal Age to Start Jiu-Jitsu in Order to Become a BJJ World Champion?

Age plays a crucial role in training for professional competition. Starting Jiu-Jitsu training at an older age (e.g., 21 to 30) makes it challenging to reach the level required to win major...

Bernado Faria on the Realities of Training Jiu-Jitsu For Competition vs Training As A Hobby

Bernardo Faria, a five-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, was asked to explain the differences between training Jiu-Jitsu for competition versus training as a hobby. Bernardo, from his vast...

How a Pro Wrestler KO’d Judo Legend Masahiko Kimura & The Yakuza’s Involvement

In the intriguing world of professional wrestling, where theatrics often overshadow reality, a historical event stands out as a stark reminder of what happens when the lines between performance and...

Merab Dvalishvili Gives Streamer Sneako a Beatdown in Sparring Session

Merab Dvalishvili, a rising star in the bantamweight division, recently showcased his skills against the controversial streamer Sneako. Known for his strong social media presence and impressive wins...

Kevin Lee was Heel Hooked by Charles Oliveira: ‘3 Knee Surgeries & Still Recovering 4 yrs Later’

Kevin Lee, once a rising star in the MMA world, is now on a mission to reestablish himself in the sport. His journey has been marked by challenges, including a significant loss to Charles Oliveira in...

Ben Askren on World Cup: ‘For Your Son To Be a Man, No To Soccer, Yes To Wrestling’

USA Wrestling Olympian and Former UFC welterweight/former One FC champion Ben Askren commented on the football/soccer World Cup and he was not impressed by the attitude of some soccer players:  ...

Learn How To “Smesh” The Guard Like Khabib

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...

How To Improve Your Gi And No-Gi BJJ Skills At The Same Time

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...

Vitor Belfort on Finding his Style : ‘We Had Rickson, Royce Gracie. These Guys were not Good.”

MMA legend Vitor Belfort first got into Jiu-Jitsu through Carlson Gracie. Initially, he was training with one of his students, who told him that he “needed to train with Carlson,” because he...

BJJ Blue Belt with 62 Tournament Matches Tries Out Judo Sparring

“BJJ Players Will Never Reach Their Full Potential Unless They Cross Train In Other Grappling Arts.” Judo and BJJ: Similar Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will vastly improve...

Muay Thai Champion Teaches Brilliant Bodylock Clinch Takedown

In boxing, fighters are separated when they clinch; in The Thai striking art of Muay Thai, it is allowed. They launch strikes from there and also wrestle to set up foot sweeps or trips. If you ever...

2019 World’s Strongest Man (331 lbs) w/ 6 Months BJJ Training Rolls with 145lbs BJJ Black Belt

Martins Licis won the 2019 World’s Strongest Man competition beating out the legendary Thor (The mountain from Game of Thrones). Licis is Latvian-American and is 6 ft 2 ½ in (1.89 m) and...

How Does Mica Galvao Catch Armbars from Everywhere? Lachlan Giles Explains

Lachlan Giles, a prominent figure in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community, has explained how Mica Galvao has such good armbars. Giles, who is known for his analytical approach to grappling techniques,...

How To Master The Uchi Mata 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...

The Surprising Psychological And Meditative Benefits Of 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...

What Is The Meregali Sweep 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...

How can I get good results in Jiu-Jitsu, even though I can’t train every day?

Optimizing Your Jiu Jitsu Training Without a Daily Commitment. We dedicated jiu jitsu practitioners understand the importance of daily training to drive improvements in performance and...

The Importance of Rest & Sleep for Jiu Jitsu Athletes

The Importance of Rest for Jiu Jitsu Athletes. Staying consistently trained in jiu jitsu is crucial for accelerating skill development. However, rest also plays an important role in the pursuit of...

Changing your Strategy Could be What you Need to Become a Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Developing an Effective Strategy is Key to Achieving Success in Jiu-Jitsu Competition. While it would be ideal to achieve our goals with minimal effort, true accomplishment is found through...

Power Up! The Top 5 Ways To Develop Explosiveness For 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...