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Author Archive: BJJEE

Submit From The 50/50 Guard. Renato Cardoso Shows Us How.

Renato Cardoso hails from the famous academy of Rodrigo Cavaca in Campos. The school has also produced Marcus Buchecha among others. Their speciality are footlocks and the footlock guard. In this...

2013 Serbian Jiu-Jitsu Cup Review & Results

The 2013 Serbian Jiu-Jitsu Cup is now done and dusted and was a great success. It was held in Belgrade, Serbia With over 240 registered competitors and 28 teams from Bulgaria to Germany, it ranks...

Fernando Terere Will Face Vinicius Marinho @Copa Podio in May

Michael Langhi was supposed to represent Alliance in the team’s challenge vs GFTeam, however Fernando Terere will now replace him. The tournament will be held on May 5 in de Rio de Janeiro. The...

GFTeam UK’s Gabriel Rainho On GFTeam’s International Growth & Future Plans

GFTeam UK’s Gabriel Rainho sat down with BJJ Eastern and went over his Jiu-Jitsu story since childhood, training under GFTeam in Rio, opening new academies in Europe and future plans:  1. Hi...

New Black Belt João Gabriel Training 3x Day In Preparation For AD World Pro

Current brown belt absolute world champion, João Gabriel Rocha received his black belt at the beginning of the year, during the Copa Podio GP where he beat some big names at black belt. The prodigy...

Jiu-Jitsu Cat Fight: The War Of Words Between Gabi Garcia & Bia Mesquita Before The AD World Pro

Gabi Garcia and Bia Mesquita recently fought in the final of the Pan Am and Gabi (who is a good 30 kilos heavier) won again convincingly. The pair have fought many times in the past, however this...

Big BJJ Stars To Compete @ Abu Dhabi Pro

With 6 days to go until the Abu Dhabi world Pro April 11th to April 13th, the black belt bracket looks to showcase some of the world’s top talent once again. The good news is that this year...

6 Tips For Women Who Want To Start Training BJJ

Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone, children, women, men, older people…Here are some great reasons (and also tips!) for women who are thinking about getting into the gentle art. Source: GracieBarra.com...

Rogerio Camoes On Nutrition Basics: Why Are Supplements Important?

For those of you who don’t know about Rogerio Camoes, he is a judo and BJJ black belt and one of the top MMA conditioning trainers in the world. He works with top athletes like Anderson Silva,...

Relson Gracie All Set To Receive His Red Belt This Weekend In Hawaii

  Source: www.midweek.com This week Relson Gracie receives his Red Belt, the highest achievement in jiu jitsu. Having brought his family’s style of self-defense to Hawaii in 1988 when it was...

The Success Story Behind Shoyoroll Brand

If you train BJJ and follow the scene, you must have heard of Shoyoroll the BJJ gi and streetwear company that has a cult following and sponsors some of today’s biggest stars. Not many people...

FILA Grappling European Championships Results, Poland & Italy Dominate

  This year’s FILA Senior European Grappling Championships was held in Hungary. No Gi was on saturday and Gi on Sunday. Two teams stood out Poland and Italy came in 1rst and second in...

Interview With The Big European BJJ Hope Charlotte Von Baumgarten

Charlotte Von Baumgarten is a big up and comer In European BJJ.  At the 2013 Europeans, after winning the purple belt lightweight division, the 25 year old German athlete from Alliance Berlin also...

De La Riva Guard Seminar With Carlos Maia In Macedonia 13/04

Next weekend in Macedonia, Master Carlos Maia will host a very intriguing BJJ seminar. The topic is “De la Riva Guard” and you will have the opportunity to add quite a few attacking and...

Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle Priciples: 5 Ways That Jiu-Jitsu Helps Your Everyday Life

Source: Gameness “Keeps you fit and healthy A lot of people start jiu-jitsu because they want an alternative way to lose weight. However, in the process they not only shed pounds from training,...

Oliver Geddes Becomes The First European Invited At The Copa Podio Lightweight GP

It’s official UK’s Oli Geddes (Roger Gracie Black Belt) will compete at the light weight Grand Prix at Copa Podio where he will join such BJJ studs as:  Clark Gracie, Leandro Lo (Last...

Turkey’s Ertan Balaban: “Our BJJ Team Has A Positive Energy & We Are Growing Very Fast.”

Turkish BJJ brown belt/ MMA fighter and BJJ instructor Ertan Balaban talks to BJJ Eastern Europe about his current news, his team’s growth and his upcoming MMA fight in Istanbul: Ertan, please...

Tournament Review: 2013 ADCC Bulgaria

Written by: Ivan Miroslavov Dimitrov for BJJ Eastern Europe The ADCC Submission Fighting World Federation is as we all know, the top of the top of all no-gi tournaments. The rules make it a far more...

Pan Am Champ Clark Gracie Added To Copa Podio Lightweight Grand Prix

The top competitors that have already been included the lightweight GP at the Copa Podio received dangerous company. This is because the event’s organizers confirmed that Clark Gracie has been...

Bruno Malfacine Competes & Takes Gold in Japan One Week After Pan

Five-time world Jiu-Jitsu Champion, Bruno Malfacine came close to winning the Pan American for the 4th time,  last weekend, but he was surpassed by Caio Terra in the final. It took Bruno just seven...

Interview With Benoit Caron, Owner Of Kraken Fightwear Company

Kraken Fightwear is a European Fightwear brand that produces BJJ Gis, t-shirts, shorts, rashguards, caps etc.. They are giving back to the community by sponsoring local and international athletes...

Roger Gracie and GSP Rolling In The Gi @ Roger Gracie Academy In London:

Roger and GSP rolling in the gi at Roger Gracie Academy in London. GSP is a BJJ black belt under Gracie Barra. You can also see Nic Gregoriades rolling with Oliver Geddes in the background:

Upcoming BJJ Player Jessica Branco: “My Goal Is To Become A World Champion In BJJ & MMA.”

1. Hi Jessica, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe?  My name is Jessica branco. I’m 26 years old,born and raised in Montreal,Canada but currently live in...

Buchecha Takes Top Place in Jiu-Jitsu Ranking; Gabi Isolates Herself In The Lead

Champion Pan American Jiu-Jitsu in last weekend, earning gold medals in weight and absolute by beating Alexander Trans and Andre Galvao in his finals black belt, Marcus Buchecha assumed the...