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Author Archive: BJJEE

Carlos Maia BJJ Seminar in Skopje, Macedonia on September 29th 2012

Master Carlos Maia will be teaching some wicked BJJ during his seminar in Skopje, Macedonia on September 29th. It is a rare opportunity as he seldom visits South-East Europe. The seminar kicks off at...

Fernando Terere Back In BJJ Competition! (Watch his 3 fights from the Mexico Open)

Fernando Terere competed today in Mexico. He had three matches and won all by submission! Away from the mat for a long time, Tererê is one of the great icons of Jiu-Jitsu. The star of Cantagalo...

ADCC European Qualifiers in Slovenia, Quick Report

Ljubljana, Slovenia on Saturday successfully hosted the ADCC European Championships. The winners of each weight class would get a all expense paid trip and qualify for the ADCC World Championships...

European FILA Grappling Champion, Uroš Čulić From Serbia:” Anybody Can Be Beaten With The Simplest Techniques If Applied Properly”

1. Uros can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Uroš Čulić, I’m from Serbia and my hometown is Belgrade. Im a purple belt in BJJ and my main...

Will No Points, Submission Only Tournaments Like Metamoris Pro Change Jiu-Jitsu?

The recent trend of Jiu-Jitsu tournaments with the no points, submission only format such as the Gracie Worlds or next month’s Metamoris Pro has brought a wind of excitement in the Jiu-Jitsu...

Robert Drysdale On His MMA ambitions, The Mir-Nog Rivalry, & Why he thinks Jacare Would Beat Roger Gracie in MMA

By Guilherme Cruz for Tatame magazine (Translated from Portuguese) “Robert Drysdale has a big collection of Jiu-Jitsu and Submission titles, like a golden medal at 2007th ADCC. But now he has...

Testosterone Usage in BJJ: The Fine Line Between TRT, PEDs, and Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone

Testosterone is a steroid hormone that is naturally produced by our bodies. In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as the testis and prostate as...

Roger Gracie Black Belt Nic Gregoriades On The Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood & The Growth Of BJJ in The UK & South Africa

  1.Hi Nic, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? Hi guys! My name is Nic Gregoriades, I’m a bjj black-belt originally from Cape Town, South Africa....

Over 30 and Still Training: Advice For Adult CrossFitters and Grapplers

We are all getting older. It’s a fact.That’s why we can’t train the same as we did when we were in our early twenties. This great article from Traver H. Boehm from...

You Know You Train Jiu-Jitsu When…Updated 2012 Version

This was posted was by members of the UK BJJ Underground on the Facebook  page. There are some gems here: Rob Taylor: You put on a slim fit shirt and it fits everywhere except your forearms. Andy...

BJJ Eastern Europe Gi Review: Mata Leon Kimonos “The Gentleman” Gi

Mata Leon Kimonos is a new company and the first BJJ Gi manifacturer from Turkey. They are the sponsors of Turkish BJJ/ MMA fighter Ertan Balaban. I was contacted by Ertan and Emre, the owner of Mata...

II Polish Cup No Gi CBJJ Rules 2012

DATE:  October 6th 2012 ADDRESS:  Sports and Entertainment Hall LOSiR, ul. Hugona Kołłątaja 2, 62-030 Luboń/Poznań, Poland REGISTRATION: START: 3/Sep/2012 DEADLINE: 27/Sep/2012 Registration...

Relson Gracie On Sport Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie, Rickson’s 400 fights and His Feud with Royce Gracie

Source: TATAME (translated from English) Coral belt (Red and Black) in Jiu-Jitsu and son of none other than Helio Gracie, Relson Gracie has lived in the U.S. for 27 years and has never taught in...

Interview With Black Belt Silver Medallist Ida Hansson From Sweden

The first Swedish female black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Ida Hansson is also one of the top competitors of her generation, having fought throughout the world, medalling in some of the...

Swedish BJJ Champion Arben Latifi On His BJJ Journey, His Kosovo Albanian roots & His Social Program for Youths

  1.Hi Arben, can you please intro yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Arben Latifi 37 years old, my parents are Albanians from Kosova. I was born in Sweden. I am a black belt from...

Post Workout Nutrition For BJJ

A training session is always taxing on your body and you a post workout drink or fruit can really help in muscle recovery. I don’t always have a protein shake after training but always have at...

Gustavo Junqueira on Balancing a Successful Business Career and a Top Level BJJ Competition Career

1.Hi Gustavo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  My Name is Gustavo Junqueira, I am 27 years old. I was born in Piracicaba – Sao Paulo, Brazil and I live...

Finnish No Gi Open 2012: Win tickets To The IBJJF No Gi Worlds in The USA!

Welcome to No-Gi Finnish Open 2012, in Turku, Finland, September 29th to 30th! The gold medalists of male blue belt and elite (purple, brown and black belts) absolute categories win plane tickets...

The Czech Republic’s Robert Keno On His Recent Double Gold at the Rio Masters & Seniors and The Right Strength Training Regimen For BJJ

1.Hi Robert, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Hi everyone, my name is Robert Keno, I’m 36 years old, I was born in Kyjov now living in Sobeslav, small town...

2012 Olympic Wrestling Preview

Sport’s illustrated did a decent preview for the Wrestling, both Greco-Roman and Freestyle. Check it out and be sure to tune in to http://www.eurovisionsports.tv/london2012/index.html  to...

Benefits Of Crossfit For Jiu-Jitsu part 2: Results After 6 Weeks

Last month, we published an article on Benefits of Crossfit for BJJ where we talked about our first impressions after training Crossfit for a two week period. I have now been training Crossfit for 6...

Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins on Mental Preparation, Strategies & Training for Competition

The Guys at BJJ.org  did a very long and very informative interview with  Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins, one of the hardest working and most respected grapplers active in North America today....

Gustavo Dantas on Evaluating Your performance After a Tournament

Nova Uniao’s Gustavo Dantas shares some great advice on how to analyse your competition performance and how to make the most out of the experience. Lots of great pointers right there. Check it...

8 Judokas to Watch For At The 2012 London Olympics

If you’re following Judo at the Olympics you can watch the matches on streaming on this link: http://www.eurovisionsports.tv/london2012/  (Just make sure to check the schedule on the same...