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Author Archive: BJJEE

BJJ Camp with 7 World Champions in Miami, FL

Register before December 25 and save $100.00 on “early bird” pricing. STORM Kimonos is proud to present an extraordinary opportunity for anyone that trains BJJ! Spend three full days in...

Health Conditions that Can Arise from Work-Related Stress

Stress is an unavoidable part of life; no matter who you are, where you come from, or what your life is like, you are guaranteed to feel some amount of stress now and again. Everyone has different...

Ricardo Almeida Issues Statement On Ralph Gracie’s Attack on His Brother Flavio

Over the weekend rumors started circling Ralph Gracie was in a vicious altercation at Nogi worlds. Card That’s not crazy, that’s Gracie way. Lot of people never even noticed that Gracie...

Satoshi Ishii’s ‘New Kimura’ Will Blow Your Mind

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new techniques being developed. Everybody knows the Kimura, the powerful shoulder lock but how about this Kimura variation? The Kimura would be known as the...

3 Superfoods to Include in Your 2019 Diet

Image: freshnlean As the New Year draws closer, you start hearing resolutions left and right. People are suddenly inspired to take their life in another direction. Among those resolutions, many...

Does Too Much Cardio (BJJ) Hurt Muscle Growth?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Almost every guy wants to have an athletically built body. Maybe not...

Is 10th Planet BJJ Considered a Separate Branch of BJJ?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Rewind about 10 – 15 years ago and there was a lot of bad talk about...

A Key Workout Component For Power

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Anybody who has ever been in a conversation about working out has been...

The Python Trap: Vagner Rocha’s Infamous Back/Strangle Combination

On the back position in Jiu-Jitsu, the famed John Danaher has this to say: No other weapon in the jiu jitsu submission arsenal offers such variation in severity of application as the back/strangle...

Nicky Ryan Taps Imanari To Become The New Polaris Featherweight Champion

Polaris 8 featured the clash of a leglock legend – Imanari with the bannerman of the new generation, young Nicky Ryan (17). Imanari stepped in for injured Ashley Williams and Nicky Ryan, who...

Out Of Control BJJ Hazing: Unconscious White Belt Abused By Teammates

Over the years we’ve reported on various hazing rituals – however this last one is truly disturbing. While there are many different promotion rituals perhaps the most famous is the...

Leglock Camp w/ Jon Calestine & Aaron Milam in Leuven, Belgium

They say that leg locks are the great equalizer in grappling. How else can a less experienced grappler submit a more experienced opponent? Do you love the leg lock game but you train at a BJJ academy...

Putting Yourself in Bad Positions: Deep Trouble Training

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Two BJJ practitioners that come to mind when it comes to deep trouble...

How To Escape & Counter the Dangerous Muay Thai Clinch

Clinch fighting is the part of stand-up fighting where the combatants are grappling in a clinch, typically using clinch holds. Clinching the opponent can be used to eliminate the...

The Best BJJ Demonstration You Will Ever See by World Champions Bia Mesquita & Leticia Ribeiro

BJJ demonstrations are often used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the martial art. The problem is that to truly appreciate the effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu, you need to feel it yourself…....

9 Exercises That Will Make You Stronger for Grappling Sports

There are dozens of such exercises and in this article we will have a look at nine such exercises which perhaps could be the right answer to burn excess fat and more importantly build strong and lean...

Romania National Pro TRAVEL PACKAGES to Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London

It is with great pleasure that we announce the first edition of the Romania National Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 organized by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Daos Sport Club and Asociatia Pro BJJ....

Augusto Frota’s Triumphant Return To Competition After 12 Year Break & Neck Surgery

Returning to competition after a long break is always a tricky task. To be a successful competitor, you often need to have competition rhythm but sometimes willpower and high level technique is more...

Healing PTSD Through Jiu Jitsu Feat. Gabriel Arges at Warriors Heart

PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or...

Clark Gracie Has Close Encounter with Infamous Football Supporters ‘Grobari’ in Belgrade, Serbia

Clark Gracie is currently giving a seminar tour of Europe and he spent the weekend in Belgrade, Serbia where he conducted a highly successful seminar at Kimura BJJ Serbia which was attended by over...

Overcoming the Fear of Losing

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ So many of us have great ideas, large ambitions and day dreams that...

When is Half Guard Better then Full Guard?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Back in the day, half guard was seen as a position that was halfway to...

Marcelo Garcia Anounces Plans To Return To BJJ Competition

Marcelo Garcia is another outstanding competitor. Having won 5 world jiu jitsu tournaments and 4 times the ADCC (two of the most important tournaments in jiu jitsu), there are many who consider him...

Joao Miyao’s Advanced Guard Passing Drills

The Miyaos are known for their impassable guard but also for their elite level guard passing skills. How did they get so good at passing guard? Of course they train all day long but they also spend...