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Author Archive: BJJEE

Top BJJ Competitors New Year Resolutions For 2013

The new year brings new focus and a clean sheet on the past year’s mistakes or failures. Here is what the top BJJ competettors and coaches plan to achieve in 2013: Source: Graciemag Andre...

From Derivatives Trader To BJJ Coach: Carslon Gracie London’s Dickie Martin: “We’re Starting To Teach BJJ To Children In Schools”

1. Hi Dickie can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe?  Hi guys, my name is Richard Martin, forty two years old and a first degree BJJ black belt. I’m born and...

The Evolution of De la Riva: From ‘Pudim’ to Berimbolo

Ricardo de la Riva is the creator of one of the most popular positions in modern jiu-jitsu. The DLR guard is no longer an exotic guard reserved for a few elite players; it is now a standard weapon in...

BJJ Health: Taking Care of Your Aching Joints

As BJJ players, our joints are constantly put to the test. After years of training many older BJJ players even develop arthritis. Aches and pains have become an accepted price that we pay for...

Thomas “Mastwo” Oyarzun on Lloyd Irvin’s Kumite & BJJ’s Growth in Switzerland

Thomas “Mastwo” oyarzun is a 1/2 Chilean 1/2 Scottish BJJ player that grew up in Switzerland. He is one of the top brown belts on the planet with medals at all the most prestigious...

Victor Genovesi Paiva: Like Father Like Son

Source: translated from Polish from grapplerinfo.pl Son of the famous Alexandre Paiva, one of the three leaders of Alliance (Romero Jacare, Fabio Gurgel and Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva) Victor...

The Funniest man in BJJ, Renato Laranja visits Atos Academy in San Diego

The Funniest man in BJJ, Renato Laranja visits Atos academy in San Diego to give some extra knowledge to Andre Galvao students.

The General Is Back- Fabio Gurgel Crossfit Training For ADCC Superfight

The Leader of Alliance SP, Fabio Gurgel aka The General is training hard in anticipation to his ADCC 2013 Superfight with Mario Sperry in September. Check it out:

Worlds Masters Champion, Turkey’s Ibrahim “The Hulk” Inal on BJJ in Turkey, Fake Belts & Managing Family, Career & Jiu-Jitsu

İbrahim, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe?  Hello my name is İbrahim İnal. BJJ Brown belt, born in 1977 and I am from İstanbul, Turkey. I train out of the...

Great Episode of “This Week In BJJ” With Xande Ribeiro

Episode 25 Part 1 of 3 of Budovideos weekly podcast of “This Week In BJJ”. Your hosts Budo Jake and Budo Dane bring you the latest news from the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This...

2012 Judo World Rankings, Russia is Top Nation

Source: International Judo Federation IJF The International Judo Federation just released the World Ranking list at the end of 2012. Find below the best athlete of this Olympic year. Please find here...

5 Submission Only Dream Matches

Source: Matthew Soroka for Jiujitsumagazine 2012 was an exciting year because of the efforts of pushing ‘sub-only’ tournaments and events. Rose Gracie was busy organizing her Gracie World...

BJJ Phenom Sean Roberts on the Brown Belt Kumite, Triangle Chokes & North Cal vs So Cal BJJ Scene

Sean Roberts is one of the best Brown belts in the world and is known as a triangle machine. In this interview with BJJ EASTERN EUROPE, he talks about how he got into BJJ, his triangle choke and...

Awesome Highlight from the World Pro, Warsaw, Poland Trials

Awesome Highlight from the 2012 World Pro, Warsaw. Poland Trials

European & Brasileiro Champion Alexander Trans On His Preparation For The 2013 Season

The top European Jiu-Jitsu player, the Dane Alexander Trans, from the Checkmat academy in Copenhagen (Arte Suave), made a name for himself in the lower ranks of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by conquering...

Roger Gracie On His MMA Career, His View on BJJ Today & Kyra Gracie Venturing Into MMA

Source: (translated from Portuguese from sportv.com). Roger Gracie . At 31, he is already a 10 times Jiu-Jitsu World Champion but he has been searching for new challenges, starting in 2006, in a...

BJJ World Champion Ary Farias’ Lifting Routine

Ary Farias is probably the most exciting prospect in Jiu Jitsu’s Featherweight Division in recent years, the fighter has trained under some of the best teams in the World, such as ASLE, Checkmat...

How To Drill Like A Boss

Dennis Asche of Connection Rio using his time wisely and drilling like a boss. A great warm up and fitness tool, drilling is an important part of a bjj competitors training regime.

Training At The Legendary Carlson Gracie Academy In Copacabana

Source: http://www.connectionrio.com — The Carlson Gracie Academy is Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, is one of the oldest BJJ academies in the world. Founded by Carlson himself, it is a popular...

Polish BJJ Legend Piotr “Bagi” Baginski Organizes 5th BJJ&MMA Camp In Poland

Polish BJJ Legend Piotr Bagi Baginski is organizing 5th BJJ&MMA sparring camp. There will such as great fighter like a KSW Champions (Michał Materla, Maciej Jewtuszko) or WFC Champion Piotr...

New BJJ Reality Show Organized By Abmar Barbosa

Robert Drysdale black belt and owner of crazy guard game, Abmar Barbosa has a lot of new plans for 2013. After Lloyd Irvin’s brown belt Kumite Reality Show that was filmed, Abmar is planning...

Using BJJ Statistics To Determine Your BJJ Strategy

  Stats are amazing, you can use them to prove a point, justify an action, and even improve performance. In this case we are aiming for the latter. bishopbjj.com did the 2012 Worlds study so...

Top 4 Functional Conditioning Tools For BJJ

If you want to get better at Jiu-Jitsu you should do more Jiu-Jitsu. As Caio Terra said, technique is the most important. The mistake that a lot of people do when doing strength and Conditioning is...

2X Brasileiro BJJ Champion Nivaldo Oliveira: “I Don’t Plan To Switch To MMA, I Love Jiu-Jitsu Too Much.”

Nivaldo Oliveira of Checkmat team popularly known as “Nil” is considered one of the best black belts in BBJJ today. Owner of a extremely technical Jiu-Jitsu, the calm and effective Nil...