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Author Archive: BJJEE

Craig Jones Shows His Flying Triangle Variation (From ADCC On Murilo)

  Craig Jones is the biggest name in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu right now.  Whether or not he is the best is irrelevant, Craig is the newest name on the scene and has taken the BJJ community by...

Z Guard Smash with Tom DeBlass

The use of half guard and all of its variations is all the rage right now.  More and more jiu jitsu practitioners are following the lead of Roberto “Gordo” Correa who was the first...

Company Releases Shoes with a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Design

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a shoe company has released a pair of sports shoes with a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu design. We can’t vouch for the quality of the shoes since we...

The Effective Way To Combine Strength & Technique in Jiu-Jitsu

Written by Andrew “Major” Johnson, BJJ black belt -Andrew trains under Adam Thomas and Joshua “Foca” Miller at Gracie Barra Lexington, SC. If Jiu Jitsu was a test of strength, we could just...

BJJ Magic: Setting Traps For Your Opponent

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Creative Ways To Use The Gi In BJJ

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6th BJJ Intensive Camp in Lignano, Italy 10-13th May 2018

Welcome to the 6h BJJ Intensive training camp in beautiful Lignano/Udine – ITALY! The location is right next to the sea and only 10 min waling distance to the center of Lignano. Training,...

Sports Institute Develops a 9 Week Peaking Strength & Power Program For BJJ, Wrestling, and Judo.

When it comes to strength and conditioning, many Grapplers especially BJJ practitioners still train like amateurs. Mark Philippi, co-owner of Philippi Sports Institute (PSI), has released a...

Gi Review: Dokebi White Metal Gi

Dokebi white metal Gi review – by Mike Mella Dokebi is a European/Korean Gi company. They are the preferred rash guard manufacturer of John Danaher, where he wore the Dokebi Jungle rash guard...

The Lost Art of Striking in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  In the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies around the world, they will teach you the sport aspect of Jiu-Jitsu. This means no strikes, and little self defense, but more focus on the...

How To Combat A Wrestler In BJJ

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What Does Each BJJ Belt Mean?

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Ways to Get Your BJJ Game More Aggressive

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. What do all the top BJJ competitors have in common? They are all aggressive...

Actor Chris Pratt Demonstrates His Wrestling Skills on Nogueira Bros

Actor Chris Pratt has a wrestling background. He actually wrestled for 10 years even going so far as to wrestle in the same tournament as Josh Barnett. Pratt was raised in Lake Stevens, Washington,...

The Benefits Of Keeping It Simple As A BJJ White Belt

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How Should I Use BJJ In A Self-Defense Situation?

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Mauricio Gomes Returns To BJJ Competition After 20 Year Break

It’s been 20 years since Mauricio Gomes last put on his competition kimono, but he’s coming out of retirement for one last time at the IBJJF World Masters! Mauricio Motta Gomes is one of...

Rickson Gracie On How To Have Unbreakable Posture in the Closed Guard

Rickson Gracie shows some game changing concepts on the importance of proper posture when in your opponent’s guard. He emphasises the use of hips much more than arms. For him, proper posture will...

Does Sambo S*ck? An Answer To Chael Sonnen

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...

How To Become A Back-Taking Expert In BJJ

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Rousimar Palhares Goes For Leg Locks & Gets KO’d in 58 secs

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares had a tough fight at last night’s Fight Nights Global 85 in Moscow, Russia. He was last night at knocked out in just 58 seconds by Aliaskhab Khizriev....

Neck Bridging: Is it Safe?

Guest post by Dr Kickass, Mike Piekarski, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Former MMA Fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. Follow him on instagram. Neck bridging: Is it safe? The neck bridge has...

Gordon Ryan Will Compete in the Gi Next Weekend at IBJJF Washington Open

Gordon Ryan signed with ACB Jiu Jitsu a while back. But while we’re all curious about his newly honed gi skills we’ll be delighted to see him show his best nogi game in the ACB 13 card....

Popular BJJ Instructor Killed in an Apparent Homicide

A beloved Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor was the victim of a homicide on Wednesday night. Ramon Diaz,a 4th degree bjj black belt under Joe Moreira and owner of Palm Springs Jiu-Jitsu, was found dead...