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Author Archive: BJJEE

4 Tips for Boosting Your BJJ Exercise Routine

As someone who practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu, you likely have a consistent exercise routine in place. After all, jiu-jitsu is an extremely physical sport. For some, this routine will be more...

John Danaher Shows How To Set Up the Boston Crab for Submission Grappling

At first glance Boston Crab submission looks straight out of WWE. In fact it looks so eccentric many experienced grapplers would scoff at it. But as MMA fighter Jonno Mears proved in his latest bout...

Is Washing Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt a Good Idea?

What’s the importance of you Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt? For some BJJ practitioners, a belt has alot of sentimental values. Some long term black belts have been using the same belt for 20+...

Has BJJ Changed For Better Or Worse Over The Years?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all around the world. Sport style Jiu-Jitsu is flourishing while the traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for self defense is instructed by a few dedicated instructors. Parts...

Watch: The Best Judo Throws in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitions

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu came from pre-world war 2 Judo. With the way the rules are set for each respective art, Judo is more specialized in throwing, while BJJ is more specialized in ground fighting. In...

I Remember Jiu-Jitsu As it Was 20 Years Ago

Written by Bojan Mirkovic, Black Belt 3rd degree under GM Ricardo Murgel 9th degree, UNION BJJ. Jiu-Jitsu Klub Newaza in Zagreb, Croatia. Without any accusations, implications nor criticism of what...

3 Essential Double Leg Drills That Will Help You Perfect Your Double Leg Takedowns

Double leg takedown is probably the most utilized and high percentage takedown in MMA. And it is not only used in that sport, but also in many others like freestyle wrestling, BJJ, grappling, sambo,...

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...

Woops. My Bad Bro… Guy Knocks Opponent Out with Imanari Roll in Competition

The infamous “Imanari Roll” is a rolling attack that starts from standing and transitions into a leglock. It can also be used as a takedown if you do not attack the leg lock and instead come on...

Paulo Miyao Shows His Body Lock Pass in the Gi

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

Watch: Gordon Ryan & Nicholas Meregali Train in the Gi

Gordon Ryan has been on a streak lately! He’s seemingly intensified his gi training, now mainly due to being new training partners with Nicholas Meregali. As a matter of fact, he was “promoted”...

Sambo World Champion Competes as a Purple Belt in IBJJF European Masters Championship

Sambo, Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) are close cousins. Anyone who knows the history of Sambo, Judo and BJJ know that they have common roots—Mitsuyo Maeda was a Japanese Judoka, who...

Why You Should Add The Agility Ladder To Your Martial Arts Training

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...

Lapel Chokes For BJJ That You Must Have in Your Arsenal

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 Chain Your BJJ Guards: A Beginner’s Guide

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 Use The Scissor Sweep In BJJ Effectively

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...

Here’s Why Bruce Lee Is MMA’s First Superstar

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 Story Of A BJJ World Champion: Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida

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 Best Exercises For A Complete Upper Body Workout For Martial Artists

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...

6 Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gyms in the World

As more people become interested in jiu-jitsu as a hobby or career, training centers open their doors to new students worldwide. Many college students in the US even give their assignments to...

Karate Black Belt Trains BJJ /Wrestling For Just 30 Days & Does an MMA Fight

As a martial artist, it’s always a good idea to step out of your comfort zone and test yourself. That’s how you can grow. This is exactly what lifelong karate practitioner Jesse Enkamp...

Demian Maia Shows The Best Way To Escape from Back Control

Well, well, well. What do we have here… You’re in trouble again, aren’t you? You’ve given up your back, your opponent took it, placed their hooks in and is working on a choke. You are pretty...

Urijah Faber Has Been a BJJ Brown Belt Since 2011 But His Instructor Still Won’t Promote Him

Urijah Faber has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for close to 20 years and he holds a brown belt since 2011 but his instrutor refuses to promote him to black belt. Fabio “Pateta” Prado is a...

UFC’s Urijah Faber Competed at US Wrestling Open, Took Second Place

UFC legends Urijah Faber and Clay Guida recently decided to have some fun by competing in freestyle wrestling at the US Open. Both have extensive college wrestling backgrounds but admitted that they...