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Author Archive: BJJEE

Taming a Jiu-Jitsu SPAZ (How to Roll With a Spazzy Partner)

You know him. Jumping around even if it doesn’t quite make sense to do so. Accidentally punching you in the face from time to time. Rolling as if it’s a matter of life and death. He’s not a bad...

How To Wrestle Like Khabib Nurmagomedov for BJJ & MMA

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s world class grappling skills have made him a scary dominating machine in MMA. His style is all pressure and control. With the Khabib vs Connor fight, there were a lot of...

Gracie Breakdown: How To Use Jiu-Jitsu When Attacked by a Mountain Lion

Last week, Travis Kauffman, 31, a trail jogger in Colorado successfully defended himself against a mountain lion that attacked him from behind. Kauffman suffered some facial lacerations and he was...

Can’t Pass Guard? Use This Toreando Pass To Outside Footlock by Rodrigo Cavaca

In Jiu-Jitsu, 80% of your time will be spent either defending your guard or passing the guard. Against a very high level guard player, passing the guard is definitely one of the hardest aspects to...

Flashback: When Khabib ‘Smeshed’ His Way To Winning NAGA Worlds Expert Division

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a world class grappling background. He is a two time Combat Sambo World Champion, a freestyle wrestler and a Judo black belt, and also a BJJ white...

7 Best BJJ Specific Kettlebell Exercises

Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu For core/hip strength I’ve seen quite a few articles out there on this topic. But I’m not seeing anything new. Swings, snatches and cleans are...

Why You Should Take CBD Oil To Recover Your Body?

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil is a natural non-psychoactive compound that is thought to treat a variety of health-related diseases. CBD oil is currently used as an alternative to...

Gordon Ryan Shows A Body Lock Pass From Half Guard

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may have noticed the Miyao brothers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double...

Why Do Sambo Athletes Transition So Well Into MMA?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Whenever you watch a UFC event, the talk is always focused on the...

Using “Old School” BJJ To Demolish “New School” BJJ

Often times when training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu we will here some people refer to their Jiu Jitsu as “Old School.” Some people will say “I have an old school game.” What does...

The 5 Most Popular Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Are you looking to change your appearance but don’t want to commit to undergoing any major surgery? Good news! You have options. The non-surgical cosmetic industry is booming. They’re more than...

Keenan On How To Control Grips From The Get Go So Your Opponent Doesn’t Stand A Chance

  Keenan Cornelius shows you how to control the grips from the get go so your opponent doesn’t stand a chance. He then shows how to control your opponents hands and make sure they CAN...

How Big & Strong Can Bodyweight Exercises Make You for Grappling?

Generally, yes you can get stronger just by doing bodyweight exercises at home. Kron Gracie is one of the advocates of calisthenics and we all know his results. If you are planning on starting a...

Why Am I So Exhausted After BJJ & What To Do About It

So you always feel wiped out after Jiu Jitsu? Always sore the next day barely able to perform? In this article we will analyze some of the factors that cause you to be wiped out after Jiu Jitsu (both...

Drill To Win: Science Backs Up Effectiveness of Drilling for Jiu-Jitsu

Written by Andrew “Major” Johnson, BJJ black belt -Andrew trains under Joshua “Foca” Miller at Gracie Barra Lexington, SC. According to science, you should stop reading this, and just go...

IBJJF Coming To Hungary: Budapest International Gi & No Gi Open; March 9th 2019

IBJJF is proud to announce one more new event for 2019, the Budapest International Gi & No Gi Open IBJJF Championship! On March 9th at Folyondár Vasas Sport and Dance Center. After Zadar,...

Nationwide Movement From Police Officers To Make Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training Mandatory

The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to...

Joe Rogan & Eddie Bravo on Jonah Hill Doing Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of Michael...

Flavio Almeida On Ralph Gracie Attack: ‘If I Had Kicked The Sh*t Out Of Him, I Would Have Dragged Gracie Barra Down’

Last month at the No Gi worlds, Ralph Gracie made the news when he elbowed Gracie Barra director Flavio Almeida while speaking to him by the mat. Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under...

Stop Getting Frustrated By Your Slow Progress in BJJ

It occurs in all levels. White belts, blue, purple, brown, black belts, students, teachers, amateurs, professionals. Without taking anything out of your own problems and frustrations, we all have it....

Gracie Barra Announces Partnership with Sporting Giant Adidas

The biggest academy franchise in BJJ has just signed a merchandising agreement with sporting giants Adidas. Gracie Barra students are required to wear Gracie Barra Gis when training at their academy....

Project Grapple: Linking The Classroom & Sport Through Jiu-Jitsu

Project Grapple is a beautiful social work through Jiu Jitsu in Liberty City, Florida which has the official nonprofit status 501(c)(3) and they are raising money for the upcoming school year. The...

Kurt Osiander’s No BS Method Of Opening & Passing Closed Guard

Closed guard is an old time classic that’s one of the most commonly seen techniques in practice and in real life altercations. It’s a great position for the one on the bottom since they have...

AJ Agazarm Mocks Opponent & Loses Pro MMA Debut

BJJ No Gi world champion & ADCC silver medalist AJ Agazarm’s pro MMA debut didn’t exactly go as planned… The BJJ ace lost a split decision to fellow MMA debutant Jesse Roberts...