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Author Archive: BJJEE

Instructor Accidentally Chokes Out Female Student & They Both Laugh About it

Fight to Win Pro founder and BJJ black belt Seth Daniels has been traveling the country tirelessly for the past few years putting on one of the most exciting shows in grappling. Often times, taking...

Eddie Cummings Confirms He Has Left Team Renzo Gracie to Join Unity Jiu-Jitsu

Eddie Wolverine has had a tumultuous year. After a rumored conflict with John Danaher, Wolverine has moved camps several sources say. Back in February John Danaher shared why Eddie Wolverine and Jon...

You Need To Include the Hip Heist in Your Half Guard Game

ADCC and UFC veteran Tom DeBlass has a way of cutting through the crap and telling it like it is. His no-nonsense approach to BJJ and life make him a hugely popular presence on social media. With his...

Is Zabit Magomedsharipov The Most Well Rounded Martial Artist in the UFC?

What happens when you mix Wushu, Sanda, Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? You get a an exciting fighter Zabit Magomedsharipov. Zabit grew up in Dagestan and started his combat sports journey with...

Renzo Gracie Teaches the Broomstick Takedown That He Showed in The Airport Earlier This Year

Renzo Gracie returned to action last month against Yuki Kondo in OneFC and in it he worked a takedown technique that he had demonstrated to Brandon Vera months beforehand. Here he was waiting for his...

Here is How To Pull Guard Without Getting Passed Immediately

Pulling guard is such a common place in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that you see it in almost every competition video known to man.  We’ve seen with the high level grapplers like Rousimar Palhares all the...

Rickson Gracie On Why He Teaches Weapons Defenses To Everyday People & BJJ Practitioners

There was a time when Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was actually trained for self defense. There were no tournament or title aspirations, there was simply a desire to learn and be able to defend oneself. Fast...

Renzo Gracie Reveals Family Secret To Avoiding The Triangle in the Arm-in Stack Pass

The traditional beginner Gracie Jiu-Jitsu guard pass where you stack your opponent and put one hand in and one hand out and pass to the side is still being thought widely in BJJ academies. Now, many...

Roberto Cyborg Teaches His Infamous Tornado Throw

Roberto Cyborg Abreu teaches his best throw, something he has hit at the highest level in BJJ and a throw that he calls: Tornado Throw. This looks like a modified Yoko Wakare. Not many people know...

Rickson Gracie’s Game Changing Detail To Adjusting a Triangle

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

Tyron Woodley Coach Din Thomas: ‘Life is Like Training in BJJ. Sometimes you Get Mounted…’

One of the most common things you will hear from long time Jiu Jitsu practitioners is how Jiu Jitsu helped them transform their life in better. But how does Jiu Jitsu do that? What can you do to help...

How To Do Zabit Magomedsharipov’s Hamstring Stretch Submission/Kneebar

Tonight at UFC 228 Zabit Magomedsharipov defeated his opponent, Brandon Davis, with an unorthodox leg lock/hamstring stretch which is known as the ‘Suloev Stretch’ Dr Kickass, Mike...

Tyron Woodley Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Din Thomas After Submitting Darren Till

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on Saturday night was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

The New Improved Closed Guard: ‘Falcon Guard’ Will Surprise Your Opponents

Remember your old friend closed guard? When you first started out in BJJ, it seemed so simple to wrap your legs around your training partners hips and wrap your arms around their head and they were...

Tom DeBlass On The Right Way To React To A Lower Belt Tapping You Out

Photo: Moses Keith Diaz The belt ego is a real thing. No blue belt minds tapping to a purple belt, but god help them if that blue belt ever taps them. When it does happen, the reactions can go...

Leandro Lo’s Secret Weapon: Knee-Up Toreado Guard Pass

The Toreada guard pass is probably the first guard pass that you learned when you started BJJ. It is the most common guard pass in BJJ and is also one of the most effective. The pass is actually...

You Need This Half Butterfly Triangle By Tom DeBlass

Most of us get caught up using our half guard to try to control the weight and pressure our opponents are able to inflict on us, while we are desperately trying not to let them pass our guards. Last...

Watch: Eddie Bravo Rolling with His Students for 16 mins At 10th Planet HQ

The idea that a belt ranking would be assigned to a student that doesn’t roll is almost universally frowned upon. But what can be said of the instructors that don’t roll? Are there any...

Catch Wrestling Scarf Hold: Chest Choke, Neck Crank or Choke?

Josh Barnett did the unthinkable at Metamoris 4: he completely dominated and submitted Dean Lister. Lister hadn’t been submitted in competition in 17 years. He used a what looked like a neck crank...

The Legendary Sergio Penha’s High Pressure Side Control That Submits People & Surprise Americana

Bernardo Faria recently visited the legendary red and white belt Sergio Penha at his academy in Las Vegas. Penha is most known for his epic competition match in the 1980s where he almost defeated...

Stop Getting Your Guard Smashed with Firas Zahabi & Karel “Silver Fox” Pravec

Do you want to know a little secret? Old School Passes are the best weapon against new school guards. When you have an opponent that likes to use more modern guard styles like lapel guard, worm...

NO GI BJJ CAMP w/ Lauri & Elvira Karppinen 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Belgrade, Serbia

Kimura BJJ Serbia Academy will be hosting an amazing 2 day No Gi BJJ Camp with 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu standouts Lauri & Elvra Karppinen from Finland. Price is just 10 eur for the day camp payable...

Guy Enters MMA/BJJ Gym & Starts Acting Very Strange

A guy was acting very strange at MMA/BJJ academy Premier Combat Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Good thing the guy at the entrance dealt with him the right way and didn’t let him try a class…

Jon Jones: ‘I Don’t Understand Why Khabib Doesn’t Work A Lot of Jiu-Jitsu’

Jon Jones recently expressed interest in returning to grappling while he awaits octagon return. However the funding for Submission Underground seems to have suspiciously gone downhill since flocombat...