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Author Archive: BJJEE

BJ Penn Does BJJ Exhibition Match & Shows A Half Guard Pass

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s 7 BEST Wrestling & Grappling Tactics

Khabib Nurmagomedov is famous for many things – one of them being a saying: “If Sambo was easy, it would be called jiu-jitsu” . Khabib Nurmagomedov is an undefeated Russian mixed martial artist...

You May Want To Check Out The LEGkimura & The KesaKimura

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new techniques being developed. Everybody knows the Kimura, the powerful shoulder lock but how about the LEGkimura? Felipe Costa came up with a kimura that he...

Coral Belt Fabio Santos’ Criteria for a REAL Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Fabio Santos is a 7th degree (7º grau) jiu jitsu coral belt (black & red) awarded by Relson Gracie, having graduated as a black belt under Rickson Gracie. A former student of the legendary Rolls...

Body Language Expert Analyzes Jon Jones Unusual Behaviour

In the MMA worldJon Jones comes off as ultra confident and even arrogant at times, but what really goes on inside his head? Mark Bowden of TruthPlane.com analyzed the body language of Jon Jones....

BJJ Practitioner is Main Suspect in Jan Kuciak Double Murder That Brought Down The Slovak Government

7 months after the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova that brought down the Slovak government, Slovakian police have detained a prime suspect of the murder. According...

‘Even His Excuses Won’t Fit’ Chechen Minister About McGregor’s Disrespectful Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

Stuffing The Head: The Easiest Way To Stop Takedowns

We are about to have one of the most anticipated fights of the year with McGregor vs Khabib. The 26-0 UFC and combat Sambo World Champion will face the UFC two weight division World Champion. At...

Gordon Ryan Teaches His Arm-In Guillotine That Submitted Keenan Cornelius

The Guillotine choke is an extremely popular submission in both Gi and NoGi.  It is one of the first submissions many people learn and one of the most effective.  There are a multitude of...

Roger Gracie’s World Class Details For Maintaining Mount

Do you have a hard time maintaining mount? Do you let bigger guys sweep you easily when you mount them? If anyone is qualified to teach about how to get to the mount in Jiu-Jitsu, it’s Roger...

Chinese Female Wrestler Shows How Wrestling Can Be Used For Self Defense

When it comes to self defense, your best option is often to train in combat sports where you will have sparring matches with a fully resisting training partner and you will be putting yourself in...

No More Bad Calls: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Now Used at BJJ Tournaments

You know the feeling. You’re at a BJJ competition. It’s a long day and you finally get your name called for your match. You are leading on points, or so you think you are… The...

‘Watch your mouth if you don’t want trouble!’ Chechen MMA fighter to McGregor on Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

You Have To Check Out The ‘Lat Choke’ That Will Get You Taps From Closed Guard

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new techniques that come up and anybody can develop new techniques. Jettie Shofner a BJJ competitor was recently able to place a rare submission in...

Abu Dhabi King of Mats: Erberth Santos reigns in Los Angeles to secure a chance to challenge Alex Trans for the heavyweight belt

The Abu Dhabi King of Mats Heavyweight champion has now an official contender. Erberth Santos fought his way trough the toughest of competitions this Sunday, September 23, in Los Angeles. The...

BJJ Black Belt: A Burden For An Ageing Grappler?

  Written by Christophe ‘Pank’ Levy, BJJ and Luta Livre black belt and head instructor of Raca Luta Academy in Paris, France.   Man, you’re crazy, a black belt that...

Matt Serra: ‘Aging Fighters Are Like Aging Strippers’

When does an MMA fighter know when it’s time to hang up their gloves? When does an older BJJ practitioner knows when it’s time to not compete against the young guys anymore and instead...

Weight Loss and Muscle-Building: A Nutritional Guide

Plenty of people are searching for the perfect diet and exercise regime and hoping for health and the physical proof that comes with it. As everyone’s body varies in its own unique way, there is...

Why You Should Get Online Personal Training If You Hate the Gym

Hating the gym isn’t uncommon. For some people, gyms are a place of intimidation, judgment, and insecurity. Whether it’s inexperience with equipment, insecurity about body image, or intimidation...

Gracie Barra’s Draculino Sings With Legendary Hardcore Band Cro-Mags

It’s awesome when the worlds of BJJ and Hardcore music meet. BJJ legend Vinicus Draculino, one of the top instructors of Gracie Barra based in Texas, was a guest singer at a recent Cro Mags...

Coach Din Thomas On Why He Promoted Tyron Woodley To Black Belt in the Octagon

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on two weeks ago was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

Yuki Nakai Falls Asleep Matside Watching Keenan Cornelius- Shrek BJJ Match

It’s a known fact, even for BJJ practitioners, that BJJ matches are not always the most exciting to watch. This is especially true when you are at a tournament watching simultaneous matches at...

How To Successfully Return To Grappling After a Serious Back Injury

Hi readers, My name is Arizona, I’m a 26 year old BJJ black belt from Scotland and I train under the Gold Team affiliation. My coach is Arek Zienkiewicz; IBJJF British National Champion and first...

Smash the Z-Guard With a Mega Sprawl & Pass

Today countless numbers of jiu jitsu practitioners around the globe are using their knee shield, frame and under hook to shield tons upon tons of opponent pressure, elevate them to sweep them,...