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Author Archive: BJJEE

Gene Simmons Promoted To Judo Black Belt Despite Never Having Trained

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons received a surprise earlier this week. He was presented an honorary Judo black belt by Teri Takemori and four time Olympian, Jason Morris (Ronda Rousey’s former...

10 Youngest MMA World Champions In History

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Don’t Smash People Needlessly in BJJ ( Train Smart )

In the video I responded to a coach who was dealing with an overly aggressive grappler who was running off all of the women. Many people responded negatively to the video saying I shouldn’t...

A Guide To Agility In BJJ

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5 MMA Stars Who Were Bullied As Kids

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Ryron Gracie On BJJ Instructors Using Profanity & Showing The Middle Finger On The Mats

How important is it for a BJJ instructor to set an example for his students on the mat? Should an instructor be careful about using profanity when teaching class? Ryron Gracie recently made an...

“Switching” Schools: Old School BJJ Black Belt Offers Very Wise Advice

“jiu-jitsu é a única arte marcial que tem família” (Jiu-Jitsu is the only martial art that has a family) Team switching in Jiu-Jitsu is a very controversial topic that will always provoke...

Keenan On Learning From Competition Black Belts & Learning From Those That Don’t Compete

Last week, Keenan Cornelius made a video on a guard break that he said was WRONG and a worthless technique. This was the basic closed guard knee in the middle opening from the knees. The video got...

Following Outrage Fighter Explains Why He Jumped On Spine Of Knocked Out Opponent

Yesterday a video of a fighter celebrating his KO win by jumping on the spine of the knocked opponent went viral. Over the years we’ve seen many bizarre scenes in MMA but perhaps none as...

Krav Maga Instructor Calls Gracies ‘McDojo Senseis’ For Self Defense Technique

Last year, a woman who was jogging in East River Park near Jackson Avenue when a man accosted and dragged her by the hair into a nearby amphitheater. Once there, he s*xually assaulted her, stole her...

Henry Akins Debunks Keenan’s Claim That Opening Closed on The Knees is Wrong

Guest post by Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15 years. Akins became the...

4 MMA Stars Who Have Used Their Skills To Fight Crime

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Chael Sonnen On Why He Thinks “Sambo S*cks”

The American gangster, Chael Sonnen is a former UFC middleweight contender, Bellator MMA fighter, with a serious Wrestling and BJJ background. His Wrestling background is world class. He was a...

How To Do a Jeff Glover Hanging Monkey Triangle Choke

Jeff Glover is known for his incredible agility and ability to set up submissions in the most unexpected positions. His incredible agility has given him the nickname of ‘Human Monkey’....

One Of The Greatest Of All Time: Fernando “Margarida” Pontes 2018 HL

Fernando “Margarida” Pontes is in the Top 10 of best Jiu-Jitsu competitors of all time. In the early 2000’s, he was on top of the world having won the weight and absolute at the 2001 Mundials...

How To Escape A Fully Locked-in Anaconda Choke

  ZombieProof BJJ Nogi Technique by Kent Peters: Anaconda choke escape when the choke is locked in, high hips and circling is a quality reversal from turtle used by Eduardo Telles …  ...

BJJ Instructor Charged with Manslaughter in Bar Fight with 3 Airmen

Rodrigo Gomez, a BJJ instructor of Ohana Jiu-Jitsu (Triton affiliate) is due in court next week after assaulting a young airman and beating up two others at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Gomez was...

The Best Position & Strategy For MMA Ground Fighting

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist...

5 Things To Look Out For When Joining A BJJ Gym

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4 Things You Quickly Find Out During Your First Month Of BJJ

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How To Compete In The Absolute Division In BJJ

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How To Combat A Judoka In BJJ

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BJJ Girl’s 7 Hygiene Rules Of Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling

No one wants to be the smelly person in the gym and no one wants to be at risk of infections or illnesses from the mats.. These are the 7 Must rules for everyone on the mats. 1) Shower. –...

Sport JuJutsu World Champion Tries Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu For The First Time

There are many types of Jiu-Jitsu. Apart from traditional Jujutsu and Brazilian Jiu-JItsu, there is Sports Jujutsu which is organized by Ju-Jitsu International Federation (JJIF), and has been...