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Author Archive: BJJEE

Mahamed Aly’s Takedown Sparring with 155kgs “White Belt”

Mahamed Aly is one of the best takedown artists in BJJ today. Who can forget his monster harai goshi on Roberto Cyborg? or his beautiful footsweeps at ADCC: In this video he shows how he works on...

What to do with a ‘Guillotine Spaz’ Opponent?

© Piotr Pędziszewski/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/piotrpedziszewskiphotography Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan...

Here is Why Scisor Takedowns Are Banned in BJJ & Judo

Kani Basami aka leg scissor takedown is the most dangerous throw in Judo and BJJ. kani basami was used to deliberately injure people especially in Japan. Before the technique was banned many...

8 Jiu-Jitsu Chokes EVERY Woman Should Know- Rener Gracie

A quick review of the 8 automobile abduction prevention chokes that every woman should know! In response to the Southern California assault by a fake taxi driver a few months back, Gracie University...

Here’s How Martial Arts Can Give Your Child An Edge In School

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds 1 – Full Show

The world premier of Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds (CJJW 1) crowns both a lightweight and bantamweight champion. As seen in past EBI events, the CJJ grappling format allows for palm strikes en route to the...

John Danaher on Joe Rogan: Fanny Packs, Rashguards & Brilliant Insights on BJJ

John Danaher is by all means a sensation in contemporary jiu-jitsu. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of the...

3 Effective Escapes You Should Know In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

“You’re Really Strong”: Jiu-Jitsu’s Biggest Backhanded Compliment

Photo: prestonsmithphotography.net   / instagram.com/prestonsmithphotography/ Strength, one of the attributes that most BJJ athletes are actively trying to improve upon. An attribute that is...

Funny BJJ Personalities — 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...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Black Belt Finals Results

Ricardo Evangelista [Brazil] beat Nei Nascimento Jr. [Brazil] on points in the Master1 black belt 110kg finals  Joao Miyao [Brazil] beat Hiago George [Brazil] in the Adult black belt 62kg finals...

Difference Between BJJ and Luta Livre : Guard Passing

Luta Livre seems to be the forgotten son of the grappling arts. Its “big brother” rival Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has had the tremendous success that we all know, and has changed the martial arts world...

What Should You Have In Your BJJ Gym Bag?

There are so many of us who don’t know or don’t care about what items we should carry in our BJJ gear bags. We are always hitting the gym in a rush, forgetting to carry the basics. How many...

4 Of The Tightest Submissions In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most popular martial arts in the world right now, and for many good reasons. It has been proven to be one of the most effective combat styles in real life attacks...

Rory MacDonald Secures Major Sponsorship from DASH Cryptocurrency Worth $350K

MMA fighter Rory MacDonald has secured a lucrative Dash Cryptocurrency sponsorship for his upcoming Bellator 192 fight with Douglas Lima. Dash is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. On top of...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam: Friday of great matches set the black belt finals in Abu Dhabi

Day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour, this Friday, January 12, in Abu Dhabi, more than delivered the thrills the crowd on the stands of the Mubadala Arena was expecting to feel. Some of the...

Japan’s BJJ Pioneer Yuki Nakai Trains Japanese National Judo Team

Yuki Nakai is the first Japanese born BJJ black belt and he has a Kosen Judo background. As a Judo black belt, Nakai competed at the Nanatei kosen judo championship, leading his university to the...

Red Belts Documentary Trailer Finally Released & It’s Spectacular

After years of wait, BJJ Hacks has finally released a preview of the documentary “Red Belts: Grand Masters of Jiu-Jitsu”, the production of which was generously funded via the support of...

How To Stop Feeling Tired & Boost Your Energy Levels

  Ever had that type of day where you just felt like sleeping for hours and hours, lacking the focus to do anything productive? We’ve all been through those type of days at least once in our...

Goatee-less Chuck Liddell Back On The Mat Training BJJ with Gabriel Arges

UFC legend Chuck Liddell took to Instagram to show that he is back in the gym and working on his Jiu-Jitsu with BJJ champion Gabriel Arges of the famed Gracie Barra Northridge Academy, home of Romulo...

Serbian BJJ Community To Hold Fundraising Seminar For Charity

On Sunday, 04/02/2018 from 12h to 15h at the sport center “Šumice”, Ustanička 125/1, Belgrade, Serbia , a humanitarian BJJ seminar i will be held. The organizer of the seminar is...

The Art Of Flow: Learning To Relax In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Bottom Mount Mistakes: Your Natural Instincts Will Get You KO’d

Guest post by Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15 years. Akins became the...

Most Jacked Wrestlers, Judoka & Sambists in History

Javier Cortina Height: 6’1″ Weight: 214lbs Javier is a Freestyle wrestler from Cuba who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games competing in the 96kg (211lb) weight class. He was also a bronze medal...