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Author Archive: BJJEE

Jeff Glover Teaches a Choke That He Learned from a 7 Year Old Kid

BJJ wizard Jeff Glover teaches what he calls the “7 year old choke”, which he claimed he named because a 7 year old did it to him. This choke is so simple, but works great from the back...

Ryan Hall On Who is The Greatest Grappler in MMA History

Ryan Hall will make his much-anticipated return to the Octagon this Saturday at UFC 264, facing Ilia Topuria after a two-year lay-off. Ahead of the fight, Ryan Hall talked to MMA fighting and...

Here’s How To Transform Your Takedown Game

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...

Two Women BJJ Practitioners Take on 180 kg Male White Belt in Grappling Challenge

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been proven to be an effective self dense system, however many of its detractors bring up the case of multiple attackers. In reality, there is no perfect martial art against...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Teaches The Secret To His ‘Smesh’ Top Pressure

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well, former UFC...

The 5 Different Types of New Guys You’ll Encounter in Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ instructors and higher ranks will say that sometimes teaching the new guy in class is frustrating… If you are new to Jiu-Jitsu don’t be this guy.  If you train with this new guy slip him a...

Keenan Cornelius: ‘No One Cares About IBJJF Gi Worlds Anymore’

Keenan Cornelius and ADCC medalist and No Gi BJJ world Champion has always been outspoken about various aspects of Jiu-Jitsu topics and has never been shy of sharing his opinion, which was often...

Paulo Miyao To Stop Competing in BJJ: ‘I’ll be Honest, I Don’t Miss it”

“The medals don’t mean anything and the glory doesn’t last. It’s all about your happiness.” Jackie Joyner Kersee, 2-time Olympic Gold medalist in track & field Carlos Gracie Jr famously...

Overcoming the Fear of Losing in BJJ Competition

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ So many of us have great ideas, large ambitions and day dreams that...

How To Plan Your BJJ & Strength Training For An Upcoming Competition

    By Peter Lakatos -Strength coach for Carlson Gracie Hungary & StrongFirst Master instructor You are doing bjj, planning to compete and you just figured out, that maybe planning...

Overcoming the Blue Belt Blues: “I’m Not Getting Better at BJJ”

You’ve got your blue belt! The best thing that happened to you since you started BJJ. No more standing in the back of the line. You’re now a color belt and nobody can take it away from you. Some...

“Let’s Just Roll Light”: How To Stop Jiu-Jitsu Becoming ‘Pussified’

    ‘Jiu-Jitsu Transforms Cowards into Men, Chickens into Stallions’ Carlos Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at an amazing rate worldwide. More people are training in all corners...

All Inclusive 7 Day Beach BJJ Camp w/ Felipe Pena, Michelle Nicolini, Ffion Davies & Marco Canha

What’s the one most important, most beautiful thing that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has given you? What would you say has given you the best goosebumps? Chances are – it’s the experiences. It’s all...

Middleweight UFC title fight sets the scene for McGregor’s comeback

Followers of mixed martial arts are now ready to witness the return of UFC fighting sensation Conor McGregor on UFC 264 in Las Vegas. That bout captured the attention of sports fans around the world...

How To Improve BJJ Guard Retention

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...

Tired of Masks Pulling on your Ears? Rener Gracie Has Just Invented a More Efficient Way to Wear a Mask

Nowadays, you need to wear to ask whenever you go indoors somewhere. Most of us are used to it by now but when you wear a mask for hours at a time, when on a flight for example, your ears can take a...

Marcus Buchecha: “I Lost My First Eight BJJ Tournaments All in the First Round”

There’s an old saying: “Fall down 7 times, stand up 8 times.” Also Napoleon Hill said: “A quitter never wins and a winner never quits! Effort only fully releases its reward after a person...

Terere Accepts Renzo Gracie’s ‘Challenge’: ‘Give Me Three Months & I’ll Be Ready’

Fernando Terere is one of the greatest legends of Jiu-Jitsu history. He won plethora of titles, including the two gold medals at the IBJJF World Championships… However, Tererê has also led a life...

Fabricio Werdum Pushing for Fedor Emelianenko Rematch: “Fedor Was Never the GOAT”

Fedor Emelianenko is back. Bellator officials have announced that he will return to the MMA cage on October 23. Emelianenko is supposed to headline Bellator’s debut show in Russia, against an...

Build Yourself a Complete No Gi Takedown Game by Chaining These 12 Takedowns

Do you want to wrestle like a pro? Then you need to chain wrestle. Wrestling, BJJ and judo can be like a chess game where you plan two to three steps ahead or even more. If you make an attack and...

Breaking Down Conor McGregor’s Style Of Fighting

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...

Guy Promotes Himself to New Belt in BJJ & Gives Himself a Gauntlet

Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was japanese jiu jitsu, a discipline they made out some outright owned it. Such was the...

BJJ Black Belt: How Not to Get Robbed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Safety is one of the most common reasons why some people don’t want to go to Brazil. Let’s look at how dangerous Brazil is, how you can stay safe and avoid any trouble, and finally what to do...

Practical Tips To Curb Your Junk Food Cravings

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...