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Author Archive: BJJEE

Analyzing Leandro Lo’s Super Effective BJJ Game

  Leandro Lo is one of the most exiting fighters on the circuit. A black belt under Cicero Costha, Leandro made a big boom on the BJJ world when he beat the then unbeatable Michael Langhi in...

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Documentary

JitsTV presents another mini-documentary about one of the best BJJ competitors of all time, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. Check out how the 2-time black belt absolute champion trains for both...

Romulo Barral In Poland

Romulo Barral was recently in Warsaw, Poland where he held some seminars at Copacabana academy. Here is a great interview made from our friends at Grapplerinfo.pl where Rominho shares his thoughts on...

Igor Pokrajac on his loss to BJJ Ace Vinny Magalhaes: “If I wanted to do a grappling match I would go on a grappling tournament ,this is MMA and UFC fans want a fight”

The top billed bout on the UFC 152 preliminary card special on FX was a light-heavyweight bout between the surging Igor Pokrajac and the returning TUF runner up, Vinny Magalhaes. In the second round...

Bulgarian BJJ Open 2012- 1rst Prize 500 Euro!

13.10 National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. Weigh in starts at 09:00. 20 euro is participation fee. Prizes for winners in absolute division: -white belt – Hyperfly GI -blue belt – 300...

Amsterdam BJJ Open 2012

Sunday 28th October 2012 HBN organizes the Amsterdam Open BJJ Tournament. An international Brazilian Jiu Jitsu event, known throughout all of Europe. Competitor Registration fee is € 25,- and...

Nova Uniao black belt Bruno Bastos training in Bulgaria (23 sept-6 oct) with the UFC fighter Stanislav Nedkov

Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Burno Bastos will arrive in Bulgaria at the end of september. He will be guest-instructor in club Real Pain from 23th September to 7th October. Alongside with the UFC fighter,...

Nicholas Brooks Seminar In Split, Croatia At Roger Gracie Split

Roger Gracie Black Belt, Nicholas Brooks (see his interview) is currently spending a few days in the beautiful city of Split, on the Croatian coast. While there he attended the Split BJJ Open. He...

What Makes The Miyao Brothers So Good?

They’re twins born on May 11, 1992. They started training in Andirá, Brazil with Professor Adriano Carvalho of Norte Sul Jiu-Jitsu academy. About a year ago they came to São Paulo because they...

Rickson Gracie’s Representative in Hungary, Remy VdrHoot On His Academy In Pecs & Training With Rickson & Fedor

1.Hi Remy, pleaseintroduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe: Hi All! My name is Remy VdrHoort. I’m 38 years old. I was born in a little village near Amsterdam (Holland) and now...

6 Ways To Heal Your Lower Back Pains

  Lower back injuries are extremely common in Jiu-Jitsu and any type of strength and conditioning training. This article by Traver H. Boehm for breaking muscle covers how to treat and care for...

Survey Results: BJJ and the Culture of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs): A Review of Online Survey Data

BJJ Legends Magazine published a very interesting about PEDs in BJJ surveying close to 700 BJJ players worldwide. Author:Matthew Corley,RPh Here is a summary of the findings: “Some numbers to...

Roger Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “I’ll Go 100% For The Submisson”

Source: Tatame (Translated from Portuguese): Ten times world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie is one of the greatest names in the history of the gentle art in competition. He has missed the last...

Brazilian Team Nationals 2012: Rodolfo Vieira’s GF Team Dominate & Take 1rst Place

1- GF Team 2- Nova União 3- Alliance While UFC 152 was going down in the States, the traditional Brazilian Team Nationals were underway in Rio de Janeiro, this Saturday. And the big winner was...

Vinny Magalhaes: “I’m Not Impressed By Igor Pokrajac”

Jiu-Jitsu ace Vinny Magalhaes had an impressive win over Croatia’s Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152, dispatching him with a second round armbar. The Jiu-Jitsu World Champion has this say about his...

Split BJJ Open 2012, Results

  The beautiful city of Split, Croatia was host on Saturday September 22 to The Split Open. Here are the results: SPLIT OPEN  BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU 2012 RESULTS JUNIOR 60-70 1. LOVRE JURIN ZADAR...

Check Out The Pro Rankings Which Will Qualify Participants To The IBJJF Pro League Tournament in December

  Source Gracie Mag: The IBBJJF Pro League will take place on December 8 at the California State Walter Pyramid, in Long Beach, California. These are the official criteria and rankings: There...

Paulo Miyao Wins First Black Belt Tournament As A Brown Belt!

The rise of the Miyaos continues. Paulo Miyao, 21, the second half of the Brazilian BJJ phenoms the Miyao Brothers (with his brother Joao) was recently promoted to brown belt by his teacher Cicero...

Roger Gracie Black Belt, Nicholas Brooks On His Academy Mill Hill BJJ, The Growth Of BJJ In The UK, And His Academy in Slovakia

1.Hi Nich, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Nicholas Brooks, London UK, Black Belt, Roger Gracie Academy, Mill Hill BJJ (my academy) Europeans 4X, World...

Exclusive: Rickson Gracie “Invisible Jiu-Jitsu” Seminar in Holland, Nov. 3 & 4

The legendary Rickson Gracie is coming back to Europe. His last seminar here was in 1995 in Paris. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to learn “Invisible Jiu-Jitsu” techniques (small...

Michele Nicolini “Girls Are More Technical Than Guys Because We Can’t Rely On Strength.”

Michelle Nicolini is a 6x jiu jitsu world champion, European open weight champion and World Pro Cup Champion, Michelle Nicolini is also a black belt under ADCC 2007 absolute champion Robert Drysdale...

20 Muscle Building Super Foods

To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein...

Andre Galvao on Metamoris Pro: “These rules are fine for someone who wants to drag out a draw.”

Andre Galvao has a counter to Ryron Gracie’s interview. You can see that Andre Galvao is taking the Metamoris Pro challenge very seriously. We also get the impression that he feels that the...

Ryron Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “Fighting without points is a way of showing the Jiu-Jitsu I believe in”

Gracie Mag just did a great interview with Ryron Gracie where he talks about what he plans against Andre Galvao in his fight in Metamoris Pro. Here were the best parts of the interview: Source:...