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Author Archive: BJJEE

The Best At-Home Workouts for Grapplers

Keeping to a regular workout routine is vital to maintaining our bodies at peak performance. When we stop exercising for a long enough period of time, our bodies will quickly go into atrophy and lose...

Send Your Stalling Opponent Flying with Hopping Uchi Mata by Satoshi Ishii

In a BJJ match match, you are likely to face a standing opponent that will have stiff arms and their butt far away from you. They use this as a stalling position to avoid getting thrown. Here Satoshi...

Learn 2 Great Set Ups for the Infamous ‘Bulldog Choke’

Ben Askren put the Bulldog choke back on the map UFC 235 when he squeezed Robbie Lawler, making him fake a limp arm and Herb Dean stopping the fight. The bulldog choke is a glorified headlock. It is...

Watch: Ben Askren Wrestling & Grappling w/ Jake Shields

Ben Askren, 2x NCAA Champion (4x NCAA finalist) is one of the most recognized wrestlers in the world. Ben is notorious for being extremely technical and an extremely great instructor. Here is a rare...

Using Your Hips To Stop Throws by Satoshi Ishii

Every technique, takedown or throw has a counter. It’s a question of timing and recognizing the movement and applying it. Olympic Judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii shows how he counters every...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans Will Establish A Proper Ranking For The Continent

In 16 years of the IBJJF European Open in Lisbon, only 2 Europeans have managed to win the gold medal in the male adult black belt division. The first, after 7 years, is Alexander Trans. He won in...

Connection is the Most Important Concept You Should Learn in Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ What is the single most important thing you should learn in Jiu...

How To Combat A Judoka In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

‘Berimbolo’ Used in Kosen Judo Way Back in 1950’s

Many BJJ players wrongly believe that techniques such as Berimbolo, X guard, De La Riva guard or Spider guard are BJJ specific moves, but they have been used in Judo (especially Kosen Judo) for years...

Erberth Santos Releases Statement Justifying His Actions at BJJ Stars

Erberth Santos has been at the center of controversy over the weekend thanks to his BJJ Stars match with Felipe going awry. Felipe Pena and Erberth Santos faced each other in the final match of the...

An Inside Look at a Judo Olympian’s Kettlebell Workout

Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a brown belt in...

Watch: Best of Erberth Santos Acting like a D-Bag Over The years

Erberth Santos has been involved in many incidents on and off the mats in the past, and is generally known as the bad boy of Jiu-Jitsu… The 2017 world champion is a very controversial figure...

Erberth Santos ‘Does a Khabib’; Instigates Massive Brawl at BJJ Event

Erberth Santos has been involved in many incidents on and off the mats in the past, and is generally known as the bad boy of Jiu-Jitsu… The 2017 world champion is a very controversial figure and...

Mackenzie Dern Announces Pregnancy

Mackenzie Dern has been flying under the radar for the majority of last year. She last fought in May 2018 after that weight debacle. Since then Dern has spent time in the UFC performance institute...

How To Combat A Leg Locker In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Which BJJ Techniques Work and Don’t Work w/ Small Man Against Big Man

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. It would be ideal if all of our moves worked all of the time against all...

Don’t Fear Foot Locks: How To Strengthen & Improve Mobility for Ankles

Having strong ankles is important for any athlete as it’s the base that will help you have balance. Every time you are attempting a takedown, passing someone’s guard or bridging, your...

The Difference Between Full Time BJJ Athletes & Recreational Practitioners

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is quickly becoming more and more professional. Not only is the sport starting to develop various platforms for athletes to make money and be considered “professional...

The Truth Behind HGH: Human Growth Hormone Side Effects vs Potential Benefits

Human Growth Hormone Side Effects vs Potential Benefits Before you decide whether or not using HGH is right for you, take a closer look at human growth hormone side effects vs the potential benefits!...

Rayron Gracie’s Mom Issues Statement On Date Turned Attempted Murder

Vinicius Batista Serra (27) attacked Elaine Caparroz (55), the mother of Rayron Gracie and widow of the late Ryan Gracie, in her home over several hours. Caparroz was beaten for four hours in her...

How to Zap the Energy Out of Your Opponent

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Lets be one hundred percent honest, when somebody is exhausted, they...

Utilizing a Variety of Round Times in Training

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Like any routine out there, whether it is a workout or a specific...

Vagner Rocha’s Savage Body Triangle Will Get You Taps

Many of us will get to to our training partner’s back and immediately focus on securing a choke or armbar. There is an easier option that many forget: The body triangle submission. Yes,...

Espresso and Rolling – Will It Help Your Training?

    As Cesar A. Cruz said, “Art is to comfort the disturbed, and disturb the comfortable”. This statement holds dear by many artists, no matter the form of art they love to create. And...