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Author Archive: BJJEE

Flavio Almeida On Ralph Gracie Attack: ‘If I Had Kicked The Sh*t Out Of Him, I Would Have Dragged Gracie Barra Down’

Last month at the No Gi worlds, Ralph Gracie made the news when he elbowed Gracie Barra director Flavio Almeida while speaking to him by the mat. Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under...

Stop Getting Frustrated By Your Slow Progress in BJJ

It occurs in all levels. White belts, blue, purple, brown, black belts, students, teachers, amateurs, professionals. Without taking anything out of your own problems and frustrations, we all have it....

Gracie Barra Announces Partnership with Sporting Giant Adidas

The biggest academy franchise in BJJ has just signed a merchandising agreement with sporting giants Adidas. Gracie Barra students are required to wear Gracie Barra Gis when training at their academy....

Project Grapple: Linking The Classroom & Sport Through Jiu-Jitsu

Project Grapple is a beautiful social work through Jiu Jitsu in Liberty City, Florida which has the official nonprofit status 501(c)(3) and they are raising money for the upcoming school year. The...

Kurt Osiander’s No BS Method Of Opening & Passing Closed Guard

Closed guard is an old time classic that’s one of the most commonly seen techniques in practice and in real life altercations. It’s a great position for the one on the bottom since they have...

AJ Agazarm Mocks Opponent & Loses Pro MMA Debut

BJJ No Gi world champion & ADCC silver medalist AJ Agazarm’s pro MMA debut didn’t exactly go as planned… The BJJ ace lost a split decision to fellow MMA debutant Jesse Roberts...

Essential Self-Care Tips for BJJ Students

BJJ is an intense workout involving both physical and mental demands. For many, it is an escape from the humdrum nature of the world and presents an opportunity for release from daily pressures. On...

Things BJJ Guys Do That Drive Their Girls Nuts

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ My wife somehow always throws in her famous quote, “I miss being...

Why Clinch Takedowns Can Be Superior for BJJ

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ The biggest problem a BJJ guy usually has is nailing the actual...

Reach Your 2019 Fitness Goals! 5 Simple Yoga Routines You NEED to Try

Is getting in better shape one of your 2019 resolutions? If so, click here to learn about 5 simple and fulfilling yoga routines that should help! When you think of yoga, peaceful music and relaxation...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For European Citizens to be Held in Romania

Get ready for the first ever European BJJ Championships that is ONLY reserved for European citizens. Other European championships are mostly Opens that accept competitors from all countries. This...

30 yrs Later ‘Saved By The Bell’ TV Stars Are Training Jiu-Jitsu Together

If you are in your thirty’s and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’Saved by the Bell’. Well, twenty years later, the show’s two star actors Mark-Paul...

Suffering is One of the Greatest Gifts From BJJ

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Character is shaped from tough times and life’s challenges. Every...

Romulo Barral’s ‘Everyday Porrada’ Counter To Over Under Pass

The over under pressure is one of the hardest guard passes to deal with. If your opponent knows what they are doing, it is a real nightmare… Although the over under is a high percentage guard...

Unique Beach Camp w/ Andre & Angelica Galvao & Clark Gracie in Antalya, Turkey

Get ready for a unique Beach BJJ camp in beautiful Antalya, Turkey with 3 of the most sought after BJJ instructors & world champions: Andre & Angelica Galvao and Clark Gracie. These...

John Danaher Shows Effective Entries Into Rear Triangle Back Position

The New Zealand born black belt has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of the art. Danaher is a highly intelligent individual, who has a Master degree in philosophy from...

Actor Jonah Hill Training BJJ Despite Being Bullied by BJJ Guys Back in High School

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...

Renzo: ‘Gracie Barra Has Become Weak’; Shows Support For Ralph Gracie Attack On Flavio Almeida

Two weeks ago at the No Gi worlds, Ralph Gracie made the news when he elbowed Gracie Barra director Flavio Almeida while speaking to him by the mat. Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under...

6 Reasons CBD Oil is Great for Grapplers

Cannabidiol, the main active ingredient in CBD, has a range of medical properties that make it the perfect workout supplement, especially for guys (and ladies) involved in martial arts. Hemp oil has...

A Few Tips On Improving Your Guard Passing Skills

Written by Masafumi Matsumoto, a BJJ black belt from Japan who has been travelling the world, training, competing and working as a translator. ‘Masa’ is known for having a very good guard,...

Wrestler Sends Bernardo Faria Flying When Demonstrating Own Version Of Fireman’s Carry

It’s well known that wrestling is an essential component for success in MMA. Randy Couture, Frank Edgar, Daniel Cormier, and many other world champions have strong wrestling backgrounds. Even...

Every Takedown Has a Counter: Ultimate Guide To Counters

Every technique, takedown or throw has a counter. It’s a question of timing and recognizing the movement and applying it. This video shows the best counters for the most common Judo/BJJ throws....

Flavio Almeida Displays Missing Teeth Following Ralph Gracie Attack

Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under wraps – as per the statement he released against the advice of his attorneys. Ralph Gracie’s Attorney James Cook contacted BJJEE and...

How to Stop a Half Guard Player From Even Starting Their Game

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...