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Author Archive: BJJEE

WPJJ 2012 summary: Eastern European athletes shine!

Camil Moldoveanu of Romania This year’s Abu Dhabi World Pro BJJ is done and dusted. Eastern European athletes formed a big contingent and did not dissappoint! Maria Malyjasiak from Poland,...

2012 WPJJC results (blue, purple, black finals)

This list will be constantly updated. Eastern European athletes are in boldWatch the world pro live here!http://www.filmon.com/channel/79 Black belt results: -64KG: Fernando Vieira beat Thiago...

Braulio Estima: “Nick Diaz’s Jiu-Jitsu is very good. He doesn’t focus on points but on submissions. This is going to be a great fight!”

Triple world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Braulio Estima won the ADCC championship last year, beating Ronaldo Jacare in the superfight of the event, which was held in England. The current focus of...

Abu Dhabi WPJJC day 2 results (all belts), includes Eastern Europeans!

Xande Ribeiro submitting Cara de Sapato to make it to the finals Tomorrow’s Black belt finals:-64KG: Fernando Vieira x Thiago Barreto-70KG: Raphael dos Santos x Samuel Canquerino-76KG: Lucas...

BJJ CAMP – in Antalya, Turkey with Leo Vieira, Leo Neves and Chico Mendes

Welcome to Antalya – Spice Hotel BJJ Summer Camp – Join us for 9 days of intensive training. 9 DAYS OF COMPLETE FUN AND BJJ WHERE?SPICE RESORT & SPA ANTALYA...

2012 WPJJC: day 1 highlights and exclusive black belt brackets

Source: Graciemag The day 1 of the 2012 WPJJ was totaly dedicated to children’s division. The future stars of Jiu-Jitsu in the Arab region took control of the six mats set at the Abu Dhabi...

Interview with Carlos “Carlao” Santos the man who developed Jiu-Jitsu to make it a state sport in the Emirates

“Carlao” is a 3-time World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu heavyweight champion. Carlos’s Jiu-Jitsu career started in 1993 at the famous Carlson Gracie Academy in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro,...

Watch the Abu Dhabi Pro Jiu-Jitsu Worlds live here (Live stream)

You should be able to watch the live stream from this channel. I will add some new channels during the day if need be, so keep tuned in: Live stream...

Abu Dhabi pro Jiu-Jitsu championship 2012 Preview & Predictions

Article written by the excellent Jsho on the EFN Forum  This is the 4th World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championships and promises some great match ups. The weight categories appear to have shifted...

Bosnian BJJ black belt, Slaven Planinic, talks to us about his journey in BJJ and his love for Filipino Martial arts

1. Hi Slaven can you please introduce yourself to our readers?  My name is Slaven Planinic 39 years old,from Mostar,Bosnia and Hercegovina,owner and head coach at Inosanto Mixed Martial Arts –...

Nick Diaz to meet Braulio Estima in a BJJ superfight on May 12

Braulio Estima, one of the best Jiu-Jitsu players in the world, will welcome Nick Diaz back to the world of BJJ. The Diaz vs. Estima BJJ superfight, which will be contested at 180 pounds, will take...

The story behind Alliance BJJ Moscow

 This is a older interview (september 2011) from our friends at BJJ HeroesRodrigo Cabral is now teaching in Austin, Texas but Alliance BJJ Russia is still running strong and there are now BJJ...

Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jittsu Championship 2012 from April 12-14. Large number of Eastern European competitors!

The “other” BJJ world championship will be held in a few days in Abu Dhabi. This is truly a worldwide event as only the winners of all the regional trials will be competing. The trials...

Eduardo Rocha will conduct two seminars in Poland

Seminars are organized by http://www.judokoch.pl/ 

Hristo Hristov, president of the Bulgarian BJJ federation talks about the big plans for BJJ in Bulgaria

Hristo Hristov (black gi), dimitris Tsitos, & some of his students 1. Hi Hristo can you please introduce yourself to our readers? My name is Hristo Hristov, BJJ purple belt from Sofia, Bulgaria....

7 Key concepts to have a dangerous guard

Original article by Junior Samurai at Graciemag As Carlos Gracie Jr. puts it, “The guard is a Jiu-Jitsu fighter’s fortress.” And that’s the straight truth. Starting from the position,...

2nd Croatian BJJ No-Gi Open – RESULTS

2nd Croatian BJJ No-Gi Open – RESULTS HBJJS OFFICIAL BJJ TOURNAMENTCongratulations to all the participants!!! JUNIOR – 53.5 & 58.5 kg 1. Marija Šola – RGC Croatia 2. Petar Konjević –...

Watch out black belts! Pan Am 2012 revelation, brown belt weight & absolute champion Renato Cardoso from Check Mat

Original article by Junior Samurai in GracieMag  He got the tapout in all nine of the matches he was in at the 2012 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Irvine, California, snapping up gold in the...

Andre Galvao seminar in Poland!

Be sure not to miss this rare opportunity! On behalf of WroXgym Wrocław, we would like to invite everyone to the first Andre Galvao (Multiple world BJJ, ADCC world champion) seminar in...

Exclusive interview with Polish BJJ ace, Piotr “Bagi” Baginski

1. Hello Piotr, can you tell the Eastern European BJJ community about yourself and your journey in bjj? My name is Piotr Baginski and I live In Szczecin – Poland. At present I work as a full...

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Sweeps from the smashing half guard

A couple of of sweeps and concepts from the smashing half guard demonstrated by Zerjal Team purple belt, Luka Radulovic.

Adem Redzovic talks about his successful Chicago academies, his Bosnian roots and how religion helps him in Jiu-Jitsu

Adem with his brother Eddie Hi Adem, can you please introduce yourself to our readers and tell us about your journey in Jiu-Jitsu? My name is Adem Redzovic, my parents were both born in the former...

BJJ/ Grappling seminar in with Swedish BJJ black belt Martin Janson in Belgrade, Serbia

 Kaizen MMA Akademija in Belgrade, Serbia is organizing a BJJ and grappling seminar with Swedish BJJ black belt and Swedish BJJ champion Martin Janson. If you train Judo, MMA, Grappling, BJJ make...

Croatian Jiu-Jitsu Open 2012

This is one of the major BJJ competitions in Eastern Europe! All information is here: http://crojj.org/  Tournament date Saturday 28/4/2012Competitor registrations Until 25/4/2012 23:59 (absolutely...