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Author Archive: BJJEE

How To Make Your Guard Impassable- Kit Dale

We all have that training partner that is really flexible and whenever you roll with them, you spend a long time trying to solve the riddle of their guard… Well that can be you. Tired of getting...

A Breakdown Of The Joint Submissions In BJJ (Videos)

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Should You Be Giving Training Partners Unsolicited Advice?

Sharing knowledge, advice and technical details is certainly one of the things that helps everyone along the way. However, that being said, giving advice is not always the best of things, even though...

Why Your Guillotine Choke Sucks

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis...

10 Common Mistakes in Your Grappling Game

Starting a demanding sport like Brazilian jiu-jitsu is very difficult. Regardless of talent, most of us have been guilty of making some of these mistakes, some even repeatedly! This is why BJJ...

A small tip to MASSIVELY improve your Double Leg Takedown

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 in...

5 Ways Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Will Change Your Life

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BJJ & Surf Camp with Jeremy ‘The Gerbil’ Arel in El Salvador

Casa Kickapoo is organising a new camp with no other than BJJ black belt Jeremy ‘The Gerbil’ Arel from February 10th-17th and February 19th-26th, 2018. Jeremy Arel, also known as...

Roger Gracie: ‘Copying Youtube is the Biggest Mistake From Beginners’

Roger Gracie is known as the GOAT of Jiu-Jitsu, with his 10 black belt world titles and his recent submission victory over Marcus Buchecha which cemented his legacy. He has been open about his views...

The Science Of A Takedown

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The Best 7 Diet & Lifestyle Tips For Grapplers

Photo by Zoran Milich Dedicating yourself to a career in martial arts is an extremely demanding aspiration. You have to keep in mind a huge number of things starting from basic nutrition principles...

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: ‘Super Heroes’ of Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Felipe Costa, black belt BJJ world champion, head of Brazilian Black Belt Academy in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Since a young age we are learn to love and worship superheroes; even more so...

WATCH: Open Guard Movement Drills Every Blue Belt Should Know (Videos)

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Renzo Gracie On Why Many Grapplers Fail To Finish in The back

Many consider “the back” position the most dominant position in all of jiu-jitsu and are willing to give up any position to take the back.   “The Back” is considered by many the golden...

Colby Covington On Hiding Out in Brazil Post-Fight

ATT fighter Colby Covington faced Demian Maia on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 119. He won the fight via unanimous decision in a dominating fashion with one of the scorecards reading a...

Ricardo Liborio Leaves American Top Team

Ricardo Liborio is considered, by many to be the best Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt formed by Master Carlson Gracie and an all around legend of the sport. Ricardo Liborio was also the very first...

Renzo Gracie Back Take: Spread the Chicken

Learn how to apply Renzo Gracie’s favorite way to finish from the back. This is a submission set up that he used countless times in his competitive Jiu-Jitsu career and his MMA fights. It all...

Felipe Costa On Why He Brought Back The Gauntlet Tradition in His Academy

Running the Gauntlet is a tradition that more and more academies abandon every day. Most modern academies abandon it because it’s a legal liability and to put it bluntly, it’s bad for business in...

Sport Science: Jiu-Jitsu Competitors Lowest Injury Rate Among Combat Athletes

  Injuries are always going to happen if you train in Jiu-Jitsu. It’s part of the journey. How does BJJ stack up with other martial arts in terms of rate of injury? It has often been said...

BJJ Isometric Strength Training: Fastest & Easiest Way to Strength Train for BJJ

    Written by John Connors, BJJ black belt and head instructor at Connors Mixed Martial Arts .    BJJ Isometric Strength Training Program (BIST) So many of my brand new students...

Olympic Coach’s Top 5 Injury Prevention Tips For Grappling Arts

© Piotr Pędziszewski/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/piotrpedziszewskiphotography Written by Mark Kislich, an Olympic Performance Coach and...

Danis: ‘McGregor Would Do Fine or Even Better than Ferguson on the Ground’

Conor McGregor’s BJJ coach Dillon Danis was recently asked by Submission Radio what he thought of McGregor’s chances on the ground against newly promoted 10th planet black belt Tony...

Mexican Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Part 2

Mexican Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is better than regular Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because of the emphasis on secrecy. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu used to be very effective because no one knew how to defend against it....

The Most Popular Submissions In MMA

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