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Author Archive: BJJEE

Caio Terra on PED Use in BJJ: ‘The Problem Has Gotten Worse’

After winning the 2011 Pan championship, Caio Terra became the Pan rooster weight champion after having beaten Bruno Malfacine in the final in a very close fight. After the final a very happy Caio...

How Should We Spell it in English: Jiu-Jitsu, Jujitsu or Jūjutsu?

How should you write Jiu-Jitsu in English? The transliteration is the process of the kanji characters jū and jutsu and why Jiu-Jitsu is today the most common spelling of this ancient martial art....

Taekwondo Instructor Has an Interesting Opinion about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In this interesting video video, Mr. Penton (4th degree black belt, co-owner of Master Yourself Martial Arts in Titusville, USA) discusses some of the differences between training in Taekwondo and...

Braulio Estima Recounts The Time He Won IBJJF Europeans Despite a Severe Neck Injury

BJJ world and ADCC champion Braulio Estima recounted on his instgram how ten years ago,he competed and won the IBJJF European championship just 2 days before his neck surgery. This was a very...

Kenny Florian: Reliable Source Says GSP Is Getting Ready For Khabib Fight

The GSP- Khabib fight rumours are getting stronger and stronger in 2021. Retired UFC fighter Kenny Florian has stated that a reliable source has told him that GSp has started preparing for the Khabib...

The Cobra Kai Sweep, a Takedown Leo Vieira Learned From a Kid in his Kid’s BJJ Class

BJJ legend Leo Vieira once pulled off this incredible takedown in a competition. In this video, Leo Vieira explains that he learned this takedown/sweep from one of the kids in his kids classes. This...

Rayron’s Tribute to Late Father Ryan Gracie in the Documentary “Letters to my Father”

The documentary “Rayron Gracie – Letters to My Father” focuses Rayron Gracie’s delicate process to understand the passing away of his legendary father Ryan Gracie. Rayron now...

Top 5 Variations Of Uchimata by Travis Stevens

Travis Stevens is probably the hardest working judoka around… Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ is a judoka from the United States who in 2016 achieved a silver medal in the Rio Olympics....

20 Craziest BJJ & Grappling Submissions of 2020

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art of creativity! There are a number of techniques that you can choose to go for, and they can be mixed up in such a vast variety of setups that the number of moves...

Will HIIT Workouts Help Out My Cardio for BJJ?

“If you are tired you’re not strong, if you are tired you’re not fast, if you’re tired you don’t have good technique, and if you’re tired you’re not even smart” Dan Inosanto. „How...

Get Unfriended with Braulio Estima’s ‘Pretzel Pass’

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new ways to control your opponents, especially in the Gi where the Gi material is a great tool. Braulio Estima is one of the most innovative BJJ...

Olympic Champion Jordan Burroughs On Why He Never Transitioned to MMA

Jordan Burroughs is perhaps the most recognizable wrestler in the United States.  The 31 year old Burroughs began wrestling when he was 5 years old. In 2012 he became an Olympic Gold Medalist by...

Stop Always Defending in Guard: Transitioning from Defense to Offense in Guard

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Brazilian jiu jitsu has a variety of guards but one every beginner has heard of is open guard. Open guard is perhaps not the easiest to come...

Catch Them with Footlocks from Bad Positions

Leglock submissions are alive and kicking! It seems like lower body attacks will not go out of fashion soon and how else could it be, when time after time we witness their efficiency on the highest...

5 Reasons Why You Need A Grappling Dummy For MMA Training

Grappling dummies are resilient and allow you to practice without holding back. It improves your precision, speed, muscles, and different techniques.   Mastering mixed martial arts, or MMA,...

You’ve Never Learned Leglocks Before? Here’s An Introduction To Leg Locks

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...

Stop Getting Smashed: 6 Powerful BJJ Techniques That Shut Down Big Guys

Tired of getting crushed by bigger opponents when you are playing guard? It’s time that you start using a more offensive guard to sweep, take the back or submit your opponents. No matter how you...

The 7 Key Differences Between Old School & New School Leglocks

Leg locks in traditional Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies still seem to get a bad rap. In other similar grappling arts like Sambo or Catch Wrestling, they occupy an important place. In recent years a...

5 Reasons Why 2021 Is The Year You Need To Start 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...

White Belts Get Into a Fight at BJJ Tournament

It’s very rare to see brawls or fights at BJJ tournaments. These 2 two little white belts exchanged strikes during a BJJ match in a surreal scene. The black belt referee was very fast to intervene...

Here’s What Will Happen When Ben Askren Fights Jake Paul

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...

Business Jiu-Jitsu: Meet Michael Zenga, The Man Behind The Great Success of BJJ Fanatics

If you train Jiu-Jitsu you have for sure heard of the leading website BJJ Fanatics, who feature quality instructionals from Tom DeBlass, Craig Jones, Dean Lister, Bernardo Faria and many...

Garry Tonon Gives The Latest On The DDS Puerto Rico Academy

It goes without saying that one of the hottest topics in the BJJ community recently has been the change of location that the top BJJ team from New York city has decided on. Of course we talking about...

Gilbert Burns Explains The Secret of His Huge Neck

When you start bjj you begin to notice how soft you were previously. This especially applies to the neck as most people in modern age spend a lot of the time working by a computer screen or staring...