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Author Archive: BJJEE

Can’t Finish a Single Leg? Use This Method. The Thigh Pry by John Danaher

The single leg is one of the most popular takedowns in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, both gi, and no-gi. This takedown is relatively low risk and only requires you to get hold of one of your opponent’s...

Top Diet Options For Jiu-Jitsu

  Source As a BJJ athlete, it’s important to have a balanced diet that can directly impact your energy levels, focus, and overall performance. Your body also needs the proper nutrients to...

Firas Zahabi: “Judo & Wrestling Does Two Things That BJJ Neglects”

GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi is a bjj black belt under John Danaher and in the video, he explains why conditioning work is the number one thing that is lacking in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He explains...

Guard Passer or Guard Player? A Guide To Picking Your BJJ Style

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Another Hilarious Fake BJJ White Belt Prank

Over the years, we have seen many white belt pranks. The setting is simple. A high level grappler puts on a disguise and a white belt, acts all goofy and goes to a BJJ academy and pretends that it is...

Why My Kids Will Wrestle by Olympic Champion Cael Sanderson

  Cael Norman Sanderson is an American college wrestling coach and current head wrestling coach of Penn State University. He is considered one of the greatest American amateur wrestlers in...

Guy Pretending to be a BJJ Black Belt Pranks Academy

Danny Mullen is a Youtube superstar who is known for among other things, kissing random old ladies, drinking urine, and generally doing crazy unexpected things. Over the years, we have seen many...

How to Do Helio Gracie’s Signature Scissor Choke from Armbar

BJJ black belt Ty Gay, instructor at Redline BJJ shows an old school and effective scissor choke made famous by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu co-founder Grandmaster Helio Gracie. Tye starts off from an armbar...

“Belts Don’t Matter” is Jiu-Jitsu’s Biggest Hypocrisy

Guest post by Bill Jones, the head instructor and president of Top Level Martial Arts in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. He has been training martial arts since 1985 and holds several black belt ranks, including...

Catch Them with a Canto Choke From Half Guard by Judo Legend Flavio Canto

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Submit them with the Canto Choke From Side Control

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Yes, You Can Apply The ‘Canto Choke’ in No Gi

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Canto Strangle When Passing the Guard from Brazilian Judo Legend Flavio Canto

The Canto Choke is one of those techniques that consistently finds its way into the highest levels of grappling. Whether it’s Judo or Jiu-Jitsu this classic should be part of every grappler’s...

Islam Makhachev Leaks Video of Him OutWrestling Daniel Cormier

Islam Makhachev recently earned the UFC lightweight title, after submitting Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. So, among other things, it’s “safe to say” that Makhachev is an outstanding...

BJJ Watch: The First Ever Watch Made For BJJ Practitioners

The very first watch specially made for BJJ practitioners has arrived: BJJ Watch! I was lucky enough to be contacted by the people behind BJJ Watch, and they asked me to test it out. They shipped the...

The Real Reason Why Marcelo Garcia Doesn’t Like Kimuras, Darces, & Leg Locks

Highly respected MMA and BJJ coach Firas Zahabi was recently on the Joe Rogan Podcast where he shared an interesting story about his training sessions with Marcelo Garcia. Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo...

Sport Science: Which are More Effective, Arm Locks or Leg Locks?

TV show Sportscience did a study on effectiveness of footlocks and armlocks using Frank Mir. We have this to say on the matter about what submission is more effective: “Arm Locks Going for his...

Khabib Shows How to Escape Makhachev’s Modified Arm Triangle

Islam Makhacev and Charles Oliveira headlined the UFC 280 fight card in Abu Dhabi, where they’ve fought for the vacant lightweight title. Earlier, Oliveira was stripped off the lightweight...

John Danaher Talks Training Session with Tom Hardy: ‘He is a Talented Jiu-Jitsu Player’

As time passes, it seems that Tom Hardy is becoming more and more infatuated with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! The world-famous actor recently trained with famed Jiu-Jitsu coach John Danaher. Danaher talked...

How To Perform The Leg Weave Pass In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Can People Of All Ages Train In Martial Arts?

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The Benefits Of Cross-Training Martial Arts

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Kade Ruotolo Easily Submits 4x Sambo World Champion, Wins ONE Lightweight Grappling World Title

2022 ADCC champion Kade Ruotolo faced 4x world Sambo champion Uali Kurzhev for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Submission Grappling world title. The 19-year old Ruotolo had tremendous respect for his...

Former Alliance BJJ Instructor Exposes The McDojo Franchise Model of Jiu-Jitsu: ‘It’s Like McDonalds’

Jiu-Jitsu is a fast growing martial art/sport. You have Jiu-Jitsu schools in most major cities in almost all continents. For a BJJ academy to be considered legitimate (under IBJJF), and to advance in...