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Author Archive: BJJEE

2 Ways To Humble An Egocentric Training Partner/Student

Photo: Mark Vives. 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...

Throw Your Opponent BEFORE They Can Pull Guard w/ Olympic Judo Medalist Ugo Legrand

Takedowns are the mark of all grappling sports (Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Sambo etc). They all rely on taking the fight to the ground, regardless of what you do afterwards. Takedowns can be a tough...

6 Unhealthy Symptoms Grapplers Should Never Ignore About Their Health

High level Grapplers and athletes can sometimes be the most unhealthy people. With the amount of hard training that they put their body through, they are usually carrying along lasting injuries and...

Matt Serra: ‘Aging Fighters Are Like Aging Strippers’

When does an MMA fighter know when it’s time to hang up their gloves? When does an older BJJ practitioner knows when it’s time to not compete against the young guys anymore and instead...

Olympic Judo Champ Ilias Iliadis Has A Great Throw Against BJJ Guys with a Low Stance

Takedowns are the mark of all grappling sports (Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Sambo etc). They all rely on taking the fight to the ground, regardless of what you do afterwards. Takedowns can be a tough...

6 Realistic Ways To Set Up a Powerful Osotogari Throw in Competition by Vladislav Koulikov

Vladislav Koulikov is a world renowned sambist having placed 3x in the USA open and represented USA in Combat Sambo worlds in 2008. In addition to this he has competed and won several NAGA and...

Watch: (Full Match) Jordan Burroughs Facing Ben Askren 2019 Beat The Streets

Ben Askren and Jordan Burroughs got down on the mat for a good cause. Beat the Street’s 2019 “Grapple at the Garden” inside the Hulu Theater featured some of the biggest wrestling stars...

5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

In this guide, discover how to eat cheap and healthy. You don’t have to spend lots of money to have a delicious and healthy diet! Are you looking to get healthy? Well, you’ll be pleased...

The Gold Standard to Finishing Omoplata by Shawn Williams

The omoplata is highly underestimated submission/sweep in Jiu-Jitsu because not many people know the fine details which make it so effective. There seems to be a common misconception among the bjj...

Amazing Summer Camp w/ Dean Lister & 10 Black Belts in Romania

Get ready for the Okami summer camp which will be held in beautiful Brezoi, Romania on 28th August-1st September This year, the Okami crew has taken it to another level bringing in 3x ADCC champion...

When Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Became a College Sport

By Mike Bushby In 2018, roughly 8 million people tuned in to watch the NCAA Wrestling Championships.  Those numbers proved immediately that the market for televised grappling exists, and is stronger...

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving & Succeeding As A BJJ Blue Belt

Written by Ryan Kellar, BJJ black belt instructor at Team Ronin Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu . You leveled up So your professor has presented you with a new belt, signifying that you have fulfilled the...

PrepAway Guide – Top 5 Study Resources to Prepare for Cisco 200-105 Exam and CCNA Routing and Switching Certification

Cisco company is known not only for high-quality networking hardware and technology services but also for an IT credential program. Whether you are a beginner or a specialist, you will always find...

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving & Succeeding As A BJJ White Belt

Written by Ryan Kellar, BJJ black belt instructor at Team Ronin Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu . I’ll begin by stating that not all schools of Jiu-Jitsu will agree with my ideas, and that’s fine. Dawn...

5 World Class Omoplata Setups by Clark Gracie

The omoplata may be the most underrated submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It is not utilized often at the highest levels of bjj but it is an excellent submission. We have seen omoplata’s executed...

When You Roll With Someone That You Don’t Know….

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ Whenever I roll on training with someone I don’t...

The Perfect Darce Choke Set Up with the Gi by Charles Harriott

Half guard can be one of the best and worst places to start initiating a guard pass. Some people have made a career from forcing half guard and smashing people from there. This is a common method of...

Tex Johnson Snaps Baseball Bat With a Leg Lock

Last week, news came out that Aaron “Tex” Johnson’s days at Unity have come to an end after startling accusations against him surfaced from  fellow Unity bjj student. In the meantime, Tex...

World Pro: Erberth Santos Embarrassing Peegate, Fakes Injury & Taps Out

Many did not know what to expect from Erberth Santos as he made his return to competition at the 2019 world pro, just a few months after the BJJ AlL Stars Fiasco where he attacked the crowd. Erberth...

The Best Drinks for Staying Hydrated as an Athlete

One of the key elements to staying fit and recovering from your workouts quickly is staying hydrated. Water aids in removing waste, helps to lubricate joints so that they don’t become inflamed, and...

7th BJJ Intensive Camp in Lignano, Italy June 7 – 10, 2019

Welcome to the 7th BJJ Intensive training camp in beautiful Lignano/Udine – ITALY! June 7 – 10, 2019, Lignano/Italy The location is right next to the sea and only 10 min waling distance to the...

Anderson Silva Speaks About Former Coach’s Assault On An Ex-Student

Anderson Silva’s former coach recently confronted a former student of his in Curitiba: The video has been making rounds around the internet with some stunned reactions. As you can see from the...

Massive Brawl At BJJ Competition: Spectators Rush Disrespectful Competitor

Last weekend, a massive brawl happened at a ACBJJ tournament in Pyatigorsk, (Caucasus region of Russia). Spectators of the jiu-jitsu championship rushed to the mat to attack competitor Haji...

Lack Of Opportunities Main Reason For World Champ Tayane Porfirio Joining Gracie Barra From Alliance

“jiu-jitsu é a única arte marcial que tem família” (Jiu-Jitsu is the only martial art that has a family) Team switching in Jiu-Jitsu is a very controversial topic that will always provoke...