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Author Archive: BJJEE

If You Like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rap Music, Check Out Maggo MC

Maggo Mc is a Brazilian Rapper/ Jiu-Jitsu player based in Recife, Brazil who has some really cool songs about BJJ and MMA. Check out some of his hits like: “Vai finaliza” , “Apenas...

Matt Thornton On The Evolution Of BJJ & Improving Training Methods

Matt Thornton is known in the BJJ world as the founder of Straight Blast Gym International, an association of over 35 gyms worldwide engaged in training athletes in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing and...

Pan 2013: Big Names At Black Belt Set To Compete

The city of Irvine, Calif., prepares to host another edition of the traditional Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship, which is the second most important in the IBJJF calendar. The gym at the University of...

Gabi Garcia: “We Need A Women’s Superfight in ADCC 2013.”

For the first time in history, China will host an edition of the ADCC in 2013. The 2011 Champion, BJJ black belt, Gabi Garcia, was surprised by the choice of the country, lamenting that Brazil had...

Seminar With Fedor Emelianenko’s Grappling Coach, Maxim Leijdekker (Rickson Gracie Black Belt)

Exclusive seminar with Maxim Leijdekker at BJJ Pecs in Hungary on April 20th. Maxim has some serious grappling credentials being one of the rare Rickson Gracie black belts and also being Fedor...

Product Review: VO2 Max “Iron Fist” Grip Trainers

When I first heard of Grip trainers, I was skeptical…For me, why should you buy a modified piece of gi material when you could use a old gi or a towel to work your grip? The creators of VO2 Max...

Rorion Gracie Pays A Visit To Alliance Sao Paulo

In times when you hear about Gracie Jiu-Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu debates, Master Rorion Gracie, the founder of the UFC, went to visit the most successful BJJ academy in the World: Alliance Sao...

Roberto Pedreira On Carlos Gracie’s Biography: “Carlos and Helio had admirers but people tended to either love them, or hate them.”

Roberto Pedreira is the publisher of Global Training Report. He has produced a gold mine of interviews and reports from his experiences training all over the world over the years. His recent venture...

Top Referee Muzio De Angelis Reveals New Rules For The Pan & Comments On Introduction Of Doping Control

Considered one of the best referees Jiu-Jitsu today, Muzio De Angelis, one of the leaders of the BRASA Team, revealed the changes that will happen in the next Pan American, which will be held later...

Leonardo Vieira On The High Level Of BJJ In Scandinavia & His Possible Career in MMA

A interview that Leo Vieira during his stay in ArteSuave.dk in Copenhagen. He talks about his Jiu-Jitsu journey, the Check Mat network, the high level of BJJ in Scandinavia and his possible venture...

7 BJJ drills you should do EVERYDAY w/Roberto Atalla

    Roberto Atalla, leader of Rio Grappling Club, Explains and demonstrates 7 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu movements to drill everyday.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ladies Summercamp Short Documentary

In 2012 the 3rd Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ladies Summer Camp was organised by Yasmin Sewgobind in the Netherlands. During this event almost 50 ladies from mostly Europe were united. The female BJJ players...

World Pro 2013: Check Out The List Of Champions Who Will Compete In Abu Dhabi (All Expenses Paid)

Here is the list of confirmed athletes that qualified through regional world trials (Getting all expense paid trip) and will compete at the World Pro in Abu Dhabi from the 11 to 13 of April 2013. ...

Croatian Jiu-Jitsu League 2013

For the second year running the Croatian Jiu-Jitsu league will be held on 3 dates and the winners of all categories will win a plane ticket to Lisbon, Portugal for the IBJJF Europeans. All league...

BJJ Transfers: Brown Belt World Champ Gianni Grippo Joins Alliance NYC

More BJJ Transfers: Brown belt world champ Gianni Grippo joins Alliance NYC under Marcelo Garcia. He spent his whole career at Renzo’s until now. His statement regarding the move: “I’ve...

Israeli MMA/BJJ champion Ido Pariente: “BJJ In Israel Is Growing.”

Ido Pariente is the top BJJ and MMA fighter in Israel. The 2nd degree black belt talks to BJJ Eastern Europe about the local scene there and about his Jiu-Jitsu story:   1. Hi Ido, can you please...

Rodrigo Comprido Medeiros On Drug Testing in BJJ and Lloyd Irvin

BJJ legend Rodrigo Comprido Medeiros has always been a public opponent in the past about steroids and any kind of drug in Jiu-Jitsu. With testing happening in the upcoming Pans, he talked about IBJJF...

Lloyd Irvin Terminates Affiliate Program

Following the departure of a number of former affiliates from Team Lloyd Irvin, the entire affiliate program has now been terminated. The affiliate departures came after a host of allegations and...

8th Arizona BJJ Open: Leandro Takes Double Gold and Takes the 2,500$ Prize Money

Leandro Lo continued on his winning way with taking double Gold at the Arizona Open. The Cicero Costa black belt has been training with Caio Terra for the past few weeks in California and came to...

Documentary About CHECKMAT Bulgaria Competing @World Pro Bucharest Trials

Short documentary about BJJ team CHECKMAT Bulgaria going to Bucharest, Romania for the Abu Dhabi world trials. Checkmat Bulgaria are one of the fastest rising teams in the region with the initiative...

How Not Be a Jerk In Martial Arts…

Interesting post from drannmaria.blogspot.com during a Ronda Rousey Judo seminar : 1.Don’t try to teach a class where you are not the instructor. This may seem obvious, but I see it happen...

ADCC 2013 Confirmed in Beijing, China On October 19 & 20th

Exclusive news! ADCC 2013 will be held in Beijing, China on 19&20th Oct! ADCC Committee’s Guy Neivens was in China to sign the deal. The initial plan was to have it in Sao Paulo, Brazil but...

Ana Carolina Vieira, Following Her Brother Rodolfo’s Footsteps

Having one of the biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu as a brother today is no easy task for those who want to pursue a career in sport. This is the case of Ana Carolina Vieira, sister of Rodolfo and also...

The BJJ Kumite Episode 4- The Finals

In the Final episode of the BJJ Kumite, the competitors finish the last round of the tournament and compete in the finals for the grand prize.