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Author Archive: BJJEE

How To Get More Women Into Grappling/ BJJ

Article written by by Krista Scott-Dixon in an article in www.grapplearts.com “I am often asked two questions by well-meaning male instructors: How do I get more women to join my school?And...

Exclusive interview with the owner of M Kimonos, Luciana Machado Simon

Thanks to our friends from BJJ Heroes for the original interviewLuciana Machado is the proud owner of the famous M Kimonos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brand. MKimonos was arguably the first brand to become...

Bosnia’s Arvin Widder gets promoted to 4th degree BJJ black belt

Sensei Edson Carvalho promoted Arvin Widder “Baiano” to BJJ 4th degree black belt at theTeam Carvalho Convention in Sweden 1th of April 2012!Ooooossss! Here is our interview with Sensei...

Exclusive interview Master Rickson Gracie on what he thinks of Jiu-Jitsu nowadays

BJJ EASTERN EUROPE TECHNIQUES: Triangle set up from shoulder guard + competition situation

A nice triangle choke set up from the shoulder guard position + the same set up in a competition situation.

PAN AMS 2012 PLAY BY PLAY! Sunday April1

Tune in here at 9am California time or 6pm Paris or Belgrade time on  Sunday ( April 1rst)  for the live PLAY by PLAY right  here on BJJ EASTERN EUROPE! Here are the results so far:...

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Sweep from reverse De La Riva guard

Elliott Bayev, head BJJ instructor at Open Mat MMA http://openmat.ca/ in Toronto Canada shows us some  nice options from the reverse DLR guard.

PAN AMS 2012 PLAY BY PLAY! Saturday March 31

Tune in here at 9am California time or 6pm Paris or Belgrade time on Saturday and Sunday (March 31 April 1rst)  for the live play by play right  here on BJJ EASTERN EUROPE!To go to Sunday April...

Interview with BJJ globetrotter, BJJ black belt Dimitris Tsitos from Greece who has competed/trained/lived in 6 continents. Part 2

Dimitris in Brazil You can find part 1 of the interview here   Dimitris fighting MMA in Sout Africa 4. What countries left you the best impressions (BJJ wise and lifestyle) I don’t want to be...

8th OPEN Polish ADCC Championship . Special award in the elite class will be ticket to European trials in september

The event will be held under patronage of ADCC and President of the city of Szczecin and will be conducted under ADCC rules. The organizer is „Berserker’s Team” Martial Sports Association....

The right way to cut weight for BJJ competitions

Article written by Marcus Buur. You can also have a look at our previous article:  How-to-find-your-ideal-weight-for-bjj. If you want to compete in Bjj, you must fight in a weight class and it’s...

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Reverse De La Riva to back take to Bow & arrow choke

Elliott Bayev (Russian roots) , head BJJ instructor at Open Mat MMA http://openmat.ca/ in Toronto Canada shows us some nice nice options from the reverse DLR guard

If we get 1,000 likes on our Facebook page, we will do a Pan Ams play by play (Saturday and Sunday) live here on BJJ Eastern Europe!

If we get 1,000 likes on our Facebook page by saturday March 31 at 18:00 (Belgrade and Paris time) , we will do a live Play by Play of the Pan Ams 2012.We just need you to share our page with your...

Interview with BJJ globetrotter, BJJ black belt Dimitris Tsitos from Greece who has competed/trained/lived in 6 continents. Part 1

Dimitris in Bali, Indonesia 1. Dimitris can you please introduce yourself to our readers? Hi, my name is Dimitrios Tsitos and I am 32 years old. I was born and raised in Athens, Greece, were I also...

Pan Jiu Jitsu Training Camp 2012 – Cobrinha/Alliance Jiu Jitsu

Rubens Charles, commonly known as Cobrinha, prepares his students for this Year’s Pan Jiu Jitsu tournament. We spent the day with this West Coast Alliance branch to experience their Pan...

IBJJF Pan Ams 2012, Preview and Predictions

Being the real BJJ nerd that I am, I’ll be watching the event live this weekend on Budovideos for 20 dollars for both saturday and sunday. Here is a preview of the black belt divisions and some...

Sleep may be your best performance booster in BJJ

Seven hours of sleep might not be enough for many BJJ athletes to perform at their best. Sleep and its impact on athletic performance still is being researched. However, it is clear that athletes who...

How Check Mat aces get ready for the Pan Ams

Budovideos providing some great videos as usual. In this video Marcus Buchecha, Yuri Simoes, Jao Assis etc prepare for battle.

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Throwing combinations for BJJ

Marcus Buur of Check Mat Sweden now training at Zerjal Team Serbia, and also the designer of BJJ Eastern Europe, shows us some nice throwing combinations: Ouchi Gari to Ippon Seoi Nage, and Ouchi...

Romulo Barral promises to fight for victory at the Pan Ams

Thanks to our friends from www.grapplerinfo.pl  for providing us with the information. Romulo Barral, the Two-time BJJ world champion, at the recent San Diego trials for the World Pro took second...

ADCC Hungarian Open, Saturday, May 5, 2012

Saturday May 5, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. Registrations and all information will be up soon.You can check out for updated information http://graciebarra.hu/  the Facebook event: Facebook event and...

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Modified Kimura from North South position

Arvin Widder, BJJ black belt from Team Edson Carvalho in Sarajevo, Bosnia shows us a nice modified kimura lock from North South position. I tried this last night in training and works really well!

BJJ Eastern Europe Techniques: Triangle set up from the guard

Max Carvalho of Gracie Barra Hungary shows a really nice sneaky set up for the triangle choke from the guard position. The reaction of his students when he shows the submission is pure gold 🙂...

Edson Ricardo Alemao talks about BJJ in Montenegro

1.Hi Edson, can you present yourself to the Eastern Europe BJJ community? Hi, my name is Edson Rodriguez Ricardo Alemao, coach of Equipe Fabricio in Podgorica, Montenegro, BJJ second degree black...