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Author Archive: BJJEE

What Happens To A Fighter’s Body When They Get Off TRT

Vitor Belfort became the poster child for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. When TRT was banned from the UFC, many began to wonder how Belfort would perform. When an image surfaced that appeared to...

Most Common BJJ Warmup: A Big Risk For Knee Injury

In most Jiu-Jitsu schools, one of the traditional warm-ups involves sitting down and pulling the foot in circles to ‘loosen’ up the ankle, followed by knee circles. (Knee circles are...

Bisping: ‘Dildo Danis’ a Very Poor Man’s Conor McGregor is a Stain on MMA’

Michael Bisping doesn’t usually talk about the controversial Dillon Danis but he gave his 2 cents on the very unpopular BJJ star’s embarrassing altercation and arrest in front of a New...

Master Freedriver Debunks Rickson Gracie’s Breathing Claims: ‘It’s All Bullsh*t’

Have you ever thought about breathing training? Rickson Gracie has a special approach to breathing. Rickson Gracie and all members of the Gracie use a special method of breathing when doing...

How To Strengthen Your Glutes To Improve Your Grappling 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...

How Grapplers Can Build A Diet Plan For Weight Loss

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...

Everything You Need To Know About Heel Hooks

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...

Andrew Schulz: “Jiu-Jitsu is Useless in High Level MMA”

Apparently Comedian Andrew Schultz is a bjj doubter. One recent Twitter post of his revealed he BJJ to be useless in MMA: I’ve never done jiu jitsu. So yes you prolly would. But JIU JITSU IS...

Using The Bodylock Pass Effectively in the Gi

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may noticed many top grapplers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass....

5 Fascinating Facts About the Sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Under the heading of martial arts, there are actually several different categories that exist and below these categories are different styles. The four main types of martial art are Japanese,...

HUGE UPSET: Unranked Jacob Couch Taps Roberto Jimenez at WNO

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Lightweight division saw a uge upset win for the “Hillbillie Hammer” who submitted the number ranked lightweight Roberto Jimenez. Couch comes from Pedigo...

Haisam Rida Submits Orlando Sanchez with a Nasty Face Crank at WNO

The WNO Championship was an amazing event featuring the cream of the crop of today’s professional grappling scene. Tim Spriggs won the Men’s Heavyweight division when he heel hooked Kaynan...

300 lbs BJJ Blue Belt Powerlifter Rolling with Smaller BJJ Black Belt

Powerlifting is an extraordinarily tough sport. Athletes that train it gain great strength, that could be later easily transferred to the skills on the mats! In this video we see how a 180 lbs bjj...

Pedro Sauer: Dealing with Untrained & Aggressive Individuals in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Professor Pedro Sauer is a special person in the BJJ world. Having trained directly under Rickson and Grand Master Helio Gracie, he was at ground zero when the movement started to gain a foothold on...

Dancing With Jiu-Jitsu Stars: Leandro Lo, Alan ‘Finfou’ & Bruno Mathias Show Off Their Dancing Skills

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has a lot in common with dancing. You need rhythm, feeling and emotion. In these videos, Alan ‘Finfou’ Nascimento, Bruno Mathias, Rodolfo Vieira and Leandro Lo show us...

Eddie Bravo: “The Guard Game Is Weak In MMA. There Are 40 Black Belts In The UFC & Very Few Are Dangerous From Their Backs.”

Eddie Bravo talked to bloodyelbow.com about his opinion on the guard in MMA, who has the most dangerous guard in MMA and the future for his network of schools, 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu: The guard in MMA...

Canto Choke From Half Guard from Brazilian Judo Legend Flavio Canto

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Canto Choke When Passing the Guard from Brazilian Judo Legend Flavio Canto

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Ryan Hall’s Super Slick Guillotine Sweep to Back Take

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most dominant submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, no matter how good at it you may be, sometimes you’ll fail to get the tap. And what should you do in...

Victor Estima’s Surprise Triangle Set Up

Triangle Choke? Triangle Choke! Everyone loves it and wants to get better at setting it up. (Unless you have really short legs… Sorry about that.) And how many Triangle setups do you know? You...

Learn Rickson Gracie’s Signature Gift Wrap Back Take

The gift wrap position is a very powerful that you should be using in your Jiu-Jitsu. It’s a kind of hybrid mount-back position where you can control your opponent. It is even possible to...

Passing Guards Only Using The Body Lock Pass

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may noticed many top grapplers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass....

Orlando Sanchez Slams Tex Johnson On His Head To Escape Triangle at WNO

ADCC champion Orlando faced the dangerous Tex Johnson in round 1 of the WNO heavyweight championship. Tex caught Big O in a fully locked triangle and Big O lifted Tex up in the air and slammed his...

Mikey Musumeci’s Adjustments To Catch The Kimura Trap from De La Riva Guard

Mikey Musumeci is the most accomplished American BJJ black belt in history, with four IBJJF world championships at black belt (and counting). He has a systematic approach for a successful open guard...