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Author Archive: BJJEE

BJJ End of Summer Training Camp August 29 – September 1, 2019 Portorož/ Slovenia

  We are expanding our BJJ Intensive Training Camps to a brand new location: Portorož in the Bay of Triest, bordering 2 countries (Italy and Croatia). Summer Jiu Jitsu Training Camp –...

Understanding Jiu-Jitsu by John Danaher, Bernardo Faria & Gordon Ryan

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art & combat sport that is in constant evolution and is now a requirement for anybody who wants to know self defense or practice MMA. John Danaher, Bernardo Faria...

Sweep Much Bigger Opponents With This Effortless Sweep From Half Guard

Jiu Jitsu, the game of human chess. Grappling is considered by many one of the most difficult sports to master. Learning moves generally require a combination of intelligence, timing, coordination...

Keenan Cornelius Reveals Issues With Galvao Leading To Him Being Kicked Out Of Atos

Last April, Keenan Cornelius was asked to leave Atos, a team he’s belonged to for 6 years. Cornelius has been widely considered one of the prodigies of the sport for quite some time now. Here are...

Squat Everyday: 50 Reasons to Do 50 Squats a Day

Hello! Wake up and take note of the benefits of why you should squat everyday. If you don’t know why, we’ve provided 50 good reasons. Did you know that only a small percentage of...

The Lucas Lepri Strategy: How To Build Up A Huge Lead On Points In A Jiu-Jitsu Match

    Watching the 2014 worlds, one match really caught my attention: the light weight semi-final between Lucas Lepri and Roberto Satoshi. Lucas had a really good strategy on how to...

Braulio Estima’s Game Changing Details For A More Powerful Toe Hold

It’s often thought that leg locks are the “great equalizer” of the Jiu Jitsu game, and in many ways that’s true. However, using leg locks to level the playing field with bigger and stronger...

BJJ Black Belt Self Defense Instructor On Do’s & Don’ts in a Street Altercation

There are many videos on YouTube featuring BJJ practitioners in street altercations, and the majority of them seem to end in favor of BJJ. However, if you are inexperienced in the self defense aspect...

4 BJJ Conditioning Secrets Every BJJ Player Should Know

Photo: Marko Stupar Guest post by Jason C. Brown of  BJJWorkouts.com 4 BJJ Conditioning Secrets Every BJJ player should know. Here’s my list. There are really no secrets where BJJ Conditioning...

How To Block Seio Nage & Set Up The Clock Choke

In Grappling arts, the counter is very often more powerful than the initial attack. Seoi nage is a shoulder throw, one of the traditional forty throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs...

Dillon Danis Puts On Jiu-Jitsu Clinic In Second MMA Fight; Wins by Armbar

BJJ world champion Dillon Danis, just had the second MMA fight of career at Bellator. He faced Max Humphrey. Danis needed less than two minutes to secure his debut by arm bar.   View this post...

BJJ’s Dilemna: Conserving The Art vs Spreading The Art

Guest post from Thomas Nadelhoffer the Grumpy Grappler, an Associate Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience at College of Charleston (SC). When he’s not enjoying time with his...

The Double Leg Trap Sweep Will Revolutionize Your Half Guard Game

In BJJ it’s quite often the hardest to figure out how a sweep works. Submissions are somewhat easier. You grab onto the isolated limb and apply pressure but working a sweep quite often takes way...

Breaking: Rodolfo Vieira signs with UFC

The ADCC & five-time world champion of Brazilian JiuJitsu and undefeated in MMA, Rodolfo Vieira (29) has been signed by the UFC. The Brazilian will face Oskar Piechota at UFC Fight Night Uruguay...

Rogan: “Everybody is Juiced Up in The Submission Grappling World”

Retired two-time UFC light heavyweight challenger, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is set to face one of the best grapplers in the world, Craig Jones in a Grappling superfight. The match will happen at...

The Great Division in Modern Day BJJ: Where is it All Going?

  In todays world of divisiveness between politics, religion, healthcare and   pretty much everything else Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu cannot escape its practitioners strong opinions stirring amongst the...

Mario Lopez Goes Deep On His Passion For BJJ On The Ellen Show

If you are in your thirty’s and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’Saved by the Bell’. Well, twenty years later, the show’s two star actors Mark-Paul...

Japanese MMA Legends Rumina Sato & Caol Uno Have a Barn Burner of a BJJ Match

In quite uncommon to see top level MMA fighters face each other in a BJJ Gi match. This recently happened in Japan at the Shooto Cup when MMA legends Rumina Sato and Cao Uno, put on their Gis and...

Stop Hesitating When Rolling

You know the feeling. You see the escape, you see the transition, you see the submission, but… But something is simply stopping you in your tracks to just do it. Usually paired with...

How to Cut Carbs Safely: 5 Ways and 5 Foods to Use

Do you know how to cut carbs from your diet without doing damage to your body? With these approaches and foods you can do it safely. Carbohydrates seem to have gained an extremely unpopular...

Modern Jiu-Jitsu: Attacking Combat Base with the Berimbolo

The berimbolo is a staple of sport’s Jiu-Jitsu nowadays. However, the popular sweep is frowned upon by many practitioners of Jiu-Jitsu, mostly from the self defense based practitioners, arguing...

Stem Cell Treatment For Grappling Injuries

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist...

TUF Winner Antonio Carlos Jr Robbed At Gunpoint & Has Rolex Stolen

Brazil has always had a reputation as one of the most dangerous countries in the world. BJJ and MMA fighters are amongst the victims. 2 weeks ago, UFC champion Jessica Andrade attracted the attention...

Identifying Dragon Ball Characters in Your BJJ Academy

Written by Jakub Trojan. While training BJJ you meet a lot of new people. It happens they might resemble characters from movies, comics, anime. I’m a huge Dragon Ball geek, and I will show few...