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Author Archive: BJJEE

Keenan’ Secret Grip That You Can Use To Pass Anyone’s Guard

While normally known as one of the world’s greatest guard players, on multiple occasions Keenan Cornelius has also proven to be highly effective when attacking from the top position. Keenan is...

How Do You Know if Your Belt Promotion Was “Well Deserved”?

Progressing through the ranks in Jiu-Jitsu is a long, long process and students who want to get to their next as fast as possible often get burned when they realise that it’s a marathon and not...

Why The Lapel Guard is the BIGGEST Equalizer in Jiu Jitsu…

Keenan Cornelius has long been known as the master when it comes to the dark arts of the lapel. However, his patented guard system still comes under fire in the BJJ community as some practitioners...

Roger Gracie Shares His Signature Rollover Kimura Sweep

10x BJJ World Champion and ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion Roger Gracie has been a BJJ competitor for 20 years. Over time he’s been proven to be the king of conceptual jiu jitsu so it’s no...

Learn The Kimura Trap Combo That Keenan Cornelius Used vs Lucas Leite

Everybody knows the Kimura, the powerful shoulder lock but how about this Kimura variation? The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles....

Why Your Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Won’t Promote You (Yet)

  In every BJJ academy there is somebody that has been training Jiu-Jitsu for years, sometimes even more years than most of the others and they are still stuck at their current belt. Why...

Askren: ‘For Your Son To Be a Man, No To Soccer, Yes To Wrestling’

  Current UFC welterweight and former One FC champion Ben Askren commented on football/soccer and he was not impressed by the attitude of some soccer players:   “It was really the...

How to Stabilize Blood Sugar by Lifting Weights

Resistance training causes your muscles to secrete a chemical that directly regulates your bodies blood sugar level by producing insulin. Find out more. Wondering how to stabilize blood sugar? ...

Miha Perhavec Travels The World Training BJJ & Competing With The Best

Miha Perhavec was first featured in our Rising Stars column a few years back. Since, he’s been training with some of the best people in the World, making a name for himself on Polaris &...

Setting Up ‘Vertushka’ The Sambo Arm Spin 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...

New Findings Emerge On Why BJJ Pioneer Maeda Did Challenge Matches

Three years ago, Master Rigan Machado advised me to write the book about the connections of Jiu Jitsu from Japan to Brazil and the USA in regard to its Samurai origins. It became a great...

The Incredible Growth Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the British Army

The ascendance of Jiu-Jitsu within the British Army has been nothing short of meteoric. Within the space of 4 years Jiu-Jitsu has transitioned in the British Army from an unrecognised obscure...

Watch The Nordic BJJ Open 2019 Live & For Free This Weekend With Smoothcomp’s New IOS App

Smoothcomp, the biggest platform for combat sports in the world is now taking the next step in their journey. Smoothcomp have developed an IOS app to work together with their scoreboard app (PC &...

Kung Fu Master Challenges UFC Vet Nam Phan At His Gym

When you run a martial art school, you have to be prepared for the possibility of a challenge from somebody walking into your gym. This recently happened to UFC vet Nam Pham who was challenged by a...

How To Choose The Right Hemp Oil Product

When we talk about cannabis, most people would think of marijuana and the intoxicating effects that it has on the consumer. However, there is so much more to cannabis, and research further proves...

How Can Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Improve Your Health and Fitness

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a type of martial art than can have huge benefits on your life. Despite its name, it is far more than merely a sport. For many practitioners Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or the...

History Was Made in Bucharest: First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans

Last weekend history was made in Bucharest, Romania as the first ever European Jiu-Jitsu Brazilian Championship reserved for European citizen only took place. It was attended by around 400 athletes...

BJJ Camp With the World’s Best on the Greece’s Mykonos Island

This amazing camp with the 3 of the biggest BJJ stars has been going on for the past 4 years! There have also been appearances from Braulio Estima, Magid Hage and Rodrigo Minotauro Nogueira. This...

BJJ White Belt Helps To Stop Attackers in School Mass Shooting

Rhyllary Barbosa, a BJJ white belt from Sao Paulo was one of the heroes during a recent school shooting that happened at Raul Brasil School near Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to the Police, two former...

Matters of the Gut: 5 Facts About Probiotics You Need to Know

Are you considering taking probiotics? Before you do, it helps to know what you are getting into. To get you started, here are some top facts about probiotics. Did you know that the probiotics...

How to Throw a Crouching, Bent Over Opponent

When facing a BJ practitioner, you are likely to see them in a hybrid stance that is a combination of the upright stance in Judo and the low stance of freestyle wrestling. Their hips are usually way...

Feeling Puffed? The Truth about the Effects of Vaping and Your Fitness

Can vaping negatively affect your athletic performance? Learn the hard facts on the effects of vaping on your level of fitness here! Nearly 1.1 billion people worldwide using vaping products....

Wrestling: What Elite Wrestlers Know and You Don’t

Many wrestlers are focused on learning new moves. We are very move focused in the United States when it comes to wrestling. Wrestling is more than just knowing moves though. Some wrestlers know the...

AOJ Solo Drills To Improve Mobility & Movement

There are times when you are just too busy and you cannot get to BJJ practice. There are plenty of solo exercises you can do at home that can improve your BJJ training. AOJ SOLO DRILLS shown by Coach...