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Author Archive: BJJEE

How to Tie Your BJJ Belt So It Will Never Come Off During Training

There are a lot of ways you can tie your belt in BJJ.There are countless ways to tie your belt from the superlock (never comes undone) to the standard to the old school Gracie way. Whether you’re...

Andre Galvao’s Sneaky S-Mount Triangle Trap

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

Rener Gracie’s Critical Detail To Make a Darce a Clean Choke & Not a Neck Crank

There are countless versions of the D’arce choke which is also called the Katagatame in Japanese because it is a form of arm triangle although the chocking mechanics are slightly different. The...

Historic Upset: Amanda Leve Defeats Gabi Garcia at WNO

History was made at the WNO Championships women’s heavyweight division: Amanda Leve defeated the 9x BJJ world and ADCC world champion Gabi Garcia. Leve advances to the semi-Finals. The lineup :...

BJJ World Champion Marcus Buchecha Wins MMA Debut by Submission at One Championship

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is now officially an MMA fighter. The 13-time BJJ world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist made his MMA debut in Singapore this Friday morning and fought...

The Easiest Way To Add the Kneebar to your Game

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...

Rickson Gracie Shares His Honest Opinion on the Modern Leglock Game

Leglocks have been at the center of the bjj zeitgeist for quite some time. They are referred to as the great equalizer. Cases like this are just why. A white belt competitor named James Hunt had an...

Rickson Gracie on the Rubber Guard: ‘It’s Very Inefficient’

Rickson Gracie is nothing if not somewhat consistent. The Gracie family patriarch has been adamant about his old school approach to bjj for quite some time even saying things like: Rickson Gracie:...

Buchecha Says He Felt Disrespected By MMA Organization That Offered Him a Lowball Deal

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida’s long-awaited mixed martial arts debut is just around the corner. He will step into the octagon for the first time on September 24 at the “ONE: Revolution” event,...

Travis Stevens:’If You Did Judo with Me, We Probably Wouldn’t be Friends. If We Did BJJ, We Would Be.’

Judo and BJJ: Similar Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will vastly improve your Jiu-Jitsu and vice versa. However, both sports have their own set of rules and have different goals...

Nicky Rod Says They ‘Cut The Poison Out’ When Creating B-Team, Wants to Compete Against Gordon Ryan

After John Danaher announced that the notorious Danaher Death Squad (DDS) – comprised out of athletes such as Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon, Craig Jones, Nick Rodriguez, Nicky Ryan – was breaking up,...

Buchecha: “A Real Fighter Needs to Fight Gi, No-Gi & Test Himself in MMA”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida’s long-awaited mixed martial arts debut is just around the corner. He will step into the octagon for the first time on September 24 at the “ONE: Revolution” event,...

Small Changes That Will Improve Your Omoplata with Tom DeBlass

Getting submissions from Closed Guard without gi can be difficult. Since everything is slippery and the grip we usually enjoy in the Gi is missing, our choice becomes different. This does not mean...

Marcelo Garcia’s Simple & Easy Closed Guard System That Will Get You More Wins

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

Rickson Gracie’s Closed Guard Cross Collar Choke Secrets Shared by Henry Akins

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

Finish More People Using the Omoplata with Tom DeBlass

The Omoplata position is very strong, but have you are actually submitting anybody with the Omoplata? Omoplata is one of the most famous and powerful submission attacks in BJJ and submission...

‘Experienced Boxer’ Doubts Jiu-Jitsu Would Work on Him, Challenges Instructor

Challenges have always been trademark events in the world of martial arts – because how else can you know something works better than something else unless you test it? A European guy showed up at...

Female BJJ Fighter Defeated a Male Muay Thai Fighter in Underground MMA Bout

This is just how powerful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA truly are. In this match back in the early 200’s from the legendary Vale Tudo organization Rio Heroes we see a Man vs. Woman in a challenge...

Sandbagging Anyone? Grappling Industries to Crack Down on Sandbaggers at their Competitions

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

Dillon Danis Issue Statement Following Arrest in front of New Jersey Bar

Dillon Danis is one of the most polarizing figures in grappling and mixed martial arts. A black belt under Marcelo Garcia and Bellator athlete, Danis hasn’t been featured in the news lately for...

These Negative Energy Foods Will Help You Lose Weight

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...

Chatri Sityodtong Promoted To BJJ Brown Belt

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...

Gracie Family Has Mixed Results at Bellator 266

Neiman Gracie, a part of the fourth generation of the famous BJJ family, featured in the co-main event at Bellator 266 last Saturday. Neiman is a son of Carla Gracie and a nephew to Renzo Gracie. He...

This Helicopter Tarikoplata From Turtle is so Easy That Even Kids Will Do it

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is limitless. It is constantly evolving and with the internet, new techniques are readily available to even the newest white belts. This makes the sport of BJJ evolve even faster...