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Author Archive: BJJEE

Mistakes to Avoid When Training BJJ and Crossfit Together

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well...

3 Attacks From The Rear Body Lock

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...

Anybody Can Do These 3 Effective Lapel Submissions From Full Guard

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...

Are You Regularly Doing These 12 Essential BJJ Drills?

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...

3 Time-Proven Strategies For Never Getting Injured in BJJ

No matter if you are a total beginner or a seasoned BJJ veteran, and no matter if you are in your early 20’s or in your late 50’s – the right time to get going with injury prevention is...

Dealing With Common Weight Loss Issues: Best Tips

The journey towards successful weight loss is riddled with obstacles. At times, you might feel as if you’re not making any progress.    Weight loss is achieved by paying attention to a...

6 Questions You Should Ask Your Instructor During BJJ Class

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...

Startling Similarities Between Yoga Poses & BJJ Positions

Why should a grappler incorporate Yoga into his or her training regiment and which are the greatest benefits ? Lesser injuries. Better breathing [huge!] Better use of energy, so you can spar more....

Ben Askren Blasts BJJ For Lack Of Takedowns

Ben Askren has always been very critical of Jiu-Jitsu. After all, Askren famously self promoted himself to black belt in BJJ: Ben Askren Declared Himself a BJJ Black Belt & Slams Demian Maia...

Here’s How To Use The Russian Tie 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...

Andre Galvao Has An Effective Way Of Opening The Closed Guard

Closed guard is a dangerous place to be in for the one on top. Your opponent has so many options and you, realistically have very few. You either have to open it or force a submission. You need to...

Rafael Lovato Smashes Guards With These 2 Connected Passes

IBJJF World Champion and current Bellator World Middleweight Champion Rafael Lovato Jr is a master at the the pressure passing style. He has has a distinct way of smashing through complex guards like...

The Legend And Mystique Of BJJ Legend Rickson Gracie

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...

Olympic Judo Champion Stripped Of Gold For Doping

2016 Olympic Judo champion Rafaela Silva made the news recently for the wrong reasons when she was stripped of her gold medal, after having tested positive for PEDs during the Pan American Games....

The “Gordon Ryan Sweep” That Swept Buchecha at ADCC

The butterfly guard and all the various sweeps coming from this guard, is probably the best guard to play against a much heavier opponent in No Gi . By siiting up like that you are not allowing your...

5 Biggest Strength & Conditioning Mistakes Grapplers Make

Written by Jason C. Brown, a BJJ player and strength and conditioning coach. Be sure to check out his website  BJJWorkouts.com   Getting the most out of your BJJ workouts involves making some...

Invisible Jiu-Jitsu: What is It & Does It Really Make a Difference?

In their 200th episode, the best BJJ podcast Grappling central interviewed the man who many consider to be the greatest BJJ Black Belt of all time: Grandmaster Rickson Gracie talks about controlling...

How to Make Sure Your BJJ is Steadily Progressing

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv.   When you see a powerlifter or a swimmer going into their practice...

Kron Gracie On His Loss To Cub Swanson: ‘I Won That Fight’

You know the old saying “Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser”, well Kron Gracie showed that in his reaction to his loss to Cub Swanson last night. Kron Gracie suffered...

Swanson: ‘My beef Wasn’t with Kron Gracie. It Was the Politics of Jiu-Jitsu’

Photo credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Kron Gracie suffered his first loss in MMA when he ended up at the wrong side of a dominant decision against MMA veteran  Cub Swanson (26-11 MMA, 11-7...

Swanson On Kron Gracie Calling Him A Traitor: ‘Be Humble. Go Travel To Get Better’

Kron Gracie suffered his first loss in MMA when he ended up at the wrong side of a dominant decision against MMA veteran  Cub Swanson (26-11 MMA, 11-7 UFC). Kron is now 5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC. There was...

Rickson Gracie Secret: Side Control Escape Great vs Big Guys

The person who knows Rickson Gracie’s style inside out is Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15...

Marcelo Garcia On How To Celebrate A Victory After a BJJ Match

Marcelo Garcia has always be a very classy and well loved individual. He never had any beef with his competitors and is arguably together with Roger Gracie, the GOAT of BJJ. He recently gave an...

How To Roll With Higher Belts That Make You feel Powerless

Photo: Leon Sandoval www.heyleon.com, Instagram @heyleonmedia and Facebook.com/heyleonmedia Guest post by Masafumi Matsumoto, a BJJ black belt from Japan who has been travelling the world,...