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Author Archive: BJJEE

Tom DeBlass’s 30 minute Bodyweight & Plate Training Routine

Grapplers that train every day do not have time for marathon weight training sessions. Father of 2 and BJJ gym owner Tom DeBlass recommends short, intense workouts injected into your busy day. BJJ...

Why Grappling is the Perfect Martial Art For Kids

What is grappling? By grappling I mean all combat sports that don’t allow striking, where you win by taking your opponent to the ground and either immobilize them or apply a submission hold such as...

Flashback: When a BJJ Instructor Demoted His Student From Brown to Purple Belt

  Demoting a student in Jiu-Jitsu is very rare. Under normal circumstances, everybody deserves their belt. A few years back, a BJJ instructor in Brazil has recently demoted a student from brown...

Keenan Cornelius Shows The PERFECT Triangle Set Up

If you’re looking for the perfect triangle choke set up, then why not learn it from the master. Keenan Cornelius states the triangle choke to be one of his all-time favourite submissions because...

4 Pieces of Equipment for the Perfect Home Gym

Many people are turned off by how crowded commercial gyms can get. They can also be unsanitary because of how many people are coming and in and out and trudging sweat along with them. Or, you may...

These Are The 10 Best Strength Building Exercises for Grapplers

Guest post by Funk Roberts of FunkMMA.com When you train in BJJ, Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, and other grappling arts, strength is the container from which all other physical qualities or training goals...

First Indian BJJ Black Belt’s Game Changing Details For the Hip Bump Sweep

Hip Bump Sweep also known as Getup Sweep or Situp Sweep is considered as one of the staple technique in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Quite often the effectiveness and the details behind this technique is...

10 Things Jiu-Jitsu Has Taught Me About Life, Failure & Success

Some things are worth fighting for. Some are not. Like grips. Some are worth fighting for and some are not. If it’s worth having then it’s worth fighting for. If it’s worth fighting...

25 Best Kettlebell Exercises For Grapplers

Over the last 20 years we have seen so many fitness fads come and go, but the kettlebell has stood the test of time….and that’s because kettlebell training works. Over the years I have found that...

33 Best Bodyweight Exercises For Grapplers

by Funk Roberts – FunkMMA.com There are benefits to all bodyweight exercises for fighters, yet some are more beneficial than others when it comes to developing the strength and conditioning...

Chael Sonnen’s Grappling Event ‘Submission Underground’ Ignores Coronavirus & Will Be Held Today

Even with the current global pandemic situation caused by the new coronavirus, Chael Sonnen maintained his plans and will hold his submission grappling event “Submission Underground” this Sunday...

Perfect Kettlebell Workout for Grapplers (10 Minute HIIT Circuit)

Kettlebells are a fantastic training tool for grapplers because they work pretty much every single muscle in the body – just like grappling. Why grapplers should train with Kettlebells? 1. They...

Ultimate Sandbag Conditioning Circuits for Grapplers

Written by Matt D’Aquino. He is a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian as well as nationally ranked freestyle wrestler and National Champion in Brazilian Jujitsu. Matt has a passion for teaching all...

Betting Odds: Where in the world will UFC 249 take place?

The much awaited UFC 249 event which was initially planned to be held in Brooklyn, New York, featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Fergusson lightweight title fight is going ahead despid the Covid 19...

How To Be a ‘Long Lasting’ BJJ Student That Will Never Quit

Written by Mike “Spider-Ninja” Bidwell is a BJJ Black Belt under Phil Migliarese and Ken Kronenberg (Team Tai-Kai / Balance). Mike is a full time Jiu-Jitsuka, blogger (check out his great blog...

6 Basic BJJ Concepts Every Martial Artist Should Know

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...

Here’s Why It Takes 10 Years To Get Your Black Belt 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...

Lachlan & Livia Giles: How to Stretch at Home to Improve Your BJJ

If you are like, you don’t stretch enough.  There are so many benefits to stretching for grapplers and yep, you guessed it, very few people do this as well. Improved flexibility for grapplers...

4 Tips To Help Tall People Use Their Height When Going For Takedowns

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 black belt in...

Tricks and Tips for Making the Transition from Gi to No Gi

Gi and No Gi are the 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gi Jiu Jitsu is grappling with the use of a traditional Gi, which allows you to grab the clothing of your opponent. No Gi is grappling without the...

6 Vital Tips For Surviving On The Bottom Against A Much Bigger Opponent

Mike “Spider-Ninja” Bidwell is a BJJ Black Belt under Phil Migliarese and Ken Kronenberg (Team Tai-Kai / Balance). Mike is a full time Jiu-Jitsuka, blogger (check out his great...

Olympic Coach Has 5 Injury Prevention Tips For Grappling Arts

Written by Mark Kislich, an Olympic Performance Coach and Judoka. You can visit his site here: Grapplershealth.com . Mark has also come out with a great DVD set: Bulletproof Your Shoulders for...

Video: Teen Wrestling Champ Body Slams Suspect, Stops Kidnapping of Children

On Thursday at around 9am at Chucky’s gas station on Thrope Road in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 16 year old Wrestling champion Canaan Bower heard screaming while pumping gas from across the street....

Simple Adjustments To Take Your BJJ Game To The Next Level

Written by Felipe Grez, BJJ black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Felipe runs jiujitsukingdom.com academy in Australia. Now is the time on reflect on the year’s training and start planning for an even...