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Author Archive: BJJEE

Ryan Hall Explains How He Got Really Good at Jiu-Jitsu Really Fast

If you have some experience on the mats, then you’re probably well aware that there are no real „shortcuts“ in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It’s all a matter of hard work, persistence, of being...

Cain Velasquez Out on Bail Addresses Crowd at Pro Wrestling Event

Cain Velasquez, who was released on $1 million bail after being detained for 8 months, has now been given permission to participate in a professional wrestling mach – on December 3, in Arizona....

Roger Gracie Explains Why The United States Has Surpassed Brazil in No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu

No-gi Jiu-Jitsu has been growing exponentially in the United States and the results are reflected in the achievements of Gordon Ryan . The American, who shone in this year’s edition of the...

Alex Pereira Challenges Khamzat Chimaev to a Indigenous Wrestling Match

Newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira and contender Khamzat Chimaev have been engaged in a war of words in the last weeks. Pereira issued a challenge to Chimaev by showing his...

The Big Debate: Will MMA Be In The Olympics?

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 Greco-Roman Wrestling?

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 Perform A Crossface 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...

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...

The Relationship Between Caffeine And Athletic Performance

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...

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...

This ‘Buzzsaw’ Guard Passing System Gives Guard Players Nightmares

If you’ve been watching high level BJJ competition matches for a while, you’ve probably seen that a lot of the top ranking jiujiteiros frequently change directions when they guard pass, going...

Placido Takes Revenge On Danaher For Smashing Him for All Those Years

Placido Saritos is famous for being John Danaher’s uke on BJJ Fanatics instructionals. He often endures all of Danaher’s pressure holds and painful submission and you can often see him...

The Right Way To Ask Your Instructor For a Promotion in BJJ

This is a sentiment most everyone has felt at one time or another throughout their jiu jitsu journey. Their hard work and sacrifice has been causally overlooked by their instructor, the person with...

Student Sues BJJ Instructor For Not Promoting Him To Next Belt

In every BJJ academy there is somebody that has been training Jiu-Jitsu for years, sometimes even more years than most of the others and they are still stuck at their current belt. Why won’t the...

Can ONE Championship Take Jiu-Jitsu to Another Level?

For several months now, ONE Championship has been expanding its influence in Europe and America. The Singapore based federation is well run by Chatri Sityodtong. ONE is the home of all martial arts...

Khamzat Chimaev Submits Neil Magny at Renzo Gracie Academy

Neil Magny is one of the rare fighters that has been asking to fight Khamzat Chimaev for the past few years and he got to taste what that would feel like. Khamzat Chimaev and Neil Magny’s paths...

Reinier de Ridder: “I Would Finish Both Adesanya & Pereira On The Same Night”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Reinier de Ridder isn’t “just” the current ONE Light Heavyweight and Middleweight World Champion, but he’s also an extremely highly skilled BJJ...

Gordon Ryan & Roger Gracie Just Trained Together & It Was Epic

Gordon Ryan trained in Austin, Texas with his BJJ idol, the great Roger Gracie (12x BJJ world champion & 2x ADCC world Champion). He talked about the experience: “This was a bucket list...

Craig Jones’ “Choi Bar” – 2nd Fastest Submission at the ADCC

Craig Jones scored one of the fastest submissions in ADCC history at this year’s event. He did that with a variation of ude gatame (reverse armbar), also known as the Choi bar. He scored the...

Surprise Your Opponents With This Sneaky Armbar From Side Guard

A side guard is a position where your opponent has almost passed your guard, and the only thing between the two of you is your bottom knee. Although this is primarily a defensive position, there are...

Transform Your Wrestling Game: Use Snapdowns to Set Up Your Shots

One of the best ways to take down your opponent in grappling and jiu-jitsu is undoubtedly through the use of single and double legs. However, although these takedowns are often regarded as...

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:  ...

Top 3 Supplements & What They do to Enhance Your Lifestyle

Maybe you are looking for something to help relieve some pain or relax your muscles. Or perhaps you are on the search for a supplement to help boost your immune system. If you find yourself looking...

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...