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Author Archive: BJJEE

Joe Rogan On Krav Maga: ‘The Best Martial Arts Are the ones that Work on Other Martial Artists, not Just on Untrained People’

You often hear Krav Maga marketing itself as THE self defense practice, however many people actually wonder if it really is all that it claims to be? Krav Maga  “contact combat”) is a military...

Self Defense or Combat Sports: Which Is More Effective in the REAL World?

  Written by Sambo Master Vladislav Koulikov, who has been training in the Russian martial art of Sambo from a very young age in Moscow. Since moving to the USA, he has trained and competed in...

Actor Jeremy Piven is the Latest Celebrity To Train Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of Michael...

Joe Rogan On Why He Doesn’t Want To Compete in Jiu-Jitsu

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

The Key To Khamzat Chimaev’s Success: Training Highlights 2020

Khamzat Chimaev has made quite an impression on former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Chimaev is surging at a rapid rate. After easily winning his first two UFC fights with just 10 days apart, the...

Joe Rogan: ‘There is Violence is Me & It Scares Me’

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 51 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

Joe Rogan Talks About What His Jiu-Jitsu Game is Like: ‘My Takedowns Aren’t Good”

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

Steve Maxwell & Joe Rogan on Toughness & Training of Eastern European Athletes

World famous strength and conditioning coach and BJJ black belt Steve Maxwell tells Joe Rogan about his views on why Eastern European fighters are so tough. He also goes into their training methods....

BJJ Black Belt Shows How To Defend Against a Club or Baseball Bat

Brazilian Jiu jitsu is an effective martial art for self defense when you really don’t want to hurt somebody or if you don’t want to show visible damage. Of course, you can hurt somebody with jiu...

Simple Way To Defend The Pickup/Suplex in Grappling

A suplex is an offensive move used in both professional (choreographed/scripted) and sport wrestling (unscripted). A suplex is a throw that involves lifting the opponent and bridging or...

How to Defend Against the Backstep Guard Pass by Roberto ‘Gordo ‘Correa

Roberto ‘Gordo ‘Correa shows how to defend against the backstep guard pass. Roberto Corrêa de Lima, is known worldwide as Gordo. He’s been teaching Jiu-Jitsu for 20 years and...

3 Back Mount Escapes You Need To Know 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...

Why The Traditional Hip Escape is Bad for Your Guard Retention

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Jocko Willink on Hard BJJ Training & Getting Adequate Rest

When you train BJJ, you will often hear advise from various people telling you to ‘listen to your body’. What does that mean and is that really going to make you reach your goals? First off, you...

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Grappling Training with 40 lbs Heavier Opponent in Dagestan [video]

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well, former UFC...

Defense Against an Attacker in the Subway – Gracie Breakdown [video]

As the saying goes, “accidents go after people”, but worse when someone intentionally harms another person. Especially when the victim doesn’t know how to defend themselves or has...

Freestyle Wrestler Enters Judo Tournament, Wins Using Pure Wrestling

Here is an interesting video showing a freestyle wrestler entering a Judo tournament. He is able to dominate by using typical wrestling techniques such as far side cradle, three quarter Nelson, near...

The Best Conditioning for BJJ: Roll More? Circuits, Swimming, Running?

When it comes to improving your BJJ conditioning, should you just roll more? Do more circuits? Do long distance running? Go swimming? There are so many options used in Conditioning for BJJ, so how...

How to Safely Train the Heel Hook

A heel hook is a leg lock affecting multiple joints, and is applied by transversely twisting the foot either medially or laterally. The torsional force puts severe torque on the ankle,...

Ex-Navy SEAL Commander & BJJ Black Belt Jocko Willink on Why Running Away is the Best Self Defense

The Baddest Man in the BJJ World is Jocko Willink. From September of 1990 to 2010 Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He...

Gracies Show How To Survive an Elevator Self Defense Altercation

The biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu will tell you that the best self defense for the street is to run away: Jocko Willink Explains Why the Best Self Defense is Running Away Others will tell you to use...

Tips For Using Running As Conditioning For BJJ

Brazilian jiu-jitsu(BJJ) is a complex martial art that focuses primarily on grappling, rolling, and fighting on the ground. Some people use BJJ training and conditioning as a way to get into shape....

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...

Chael Sonnen Comments on Suga Sean O’Malley Entering A Grappling Tournament with an Injured Leg

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley competed recently in the grappling industries tournament. The purple belt O’Malley did a good job reaching the finals of the advanced division but when he reached...