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Author Archive: BJJEE

Creative Ways To Use The Gi In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Suffering is One of the Greatest Gifts From 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.​ Character is shaped from tough times and life’s challenges. Every...

Applying Jiu-Jitsu Gi Submissions with Street Clothes

Have you ever heard some No Gi only guys say “The Gi is unrealistic bro” ? Well unless you’re always at the beach, the potential aggressors that you will face will be wearing clothes…...

How To Do a Jeff Glover Hanging Monkey Triangle Choke

Jeff Glover is known for his incredible agility and ability to set up submissions in the most unexpected positions. His incredible agility has given him the nickname of ‘Human Monkey’....

BJJ Magic: Setting Traps For Your Opponent

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Guy Did 52 BJJ Training Sessions In 1 Month – Here’s How It Went

Do you always feel wiped out after Jiu Jitsu? Always sore the next day barely able to perform? Well meet Marcus Greatwood a free diver and BJJ purple belt who trains under Roger Gracie and Judo...

Jacare Reveals Reason For Leaving BJJ For MMA

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is the ultimate grappler with world class ground game and fantastic stand up takedown game. He is a BJJ and Judo black belt formed at ASLE academy with his first instructor...

Firas Zahabi: ‘Beginners in BJJ Should Start Without the Gi’

GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi is a BJJ black belt and believes that beginners in Jiu-Jitsu are better off starting without the Gi instead of with the Gi. This goes against what many Jiu-Jitsu...

14 Year Old BJJ Practitioner Samantha Lopez Has Gone Missing

UPDATE: Missing 14 Year Old BJJ Practitioner Samantha Lopez Has Been Found After 4 Days Please help us locate 14 year old BJJ practitioner Samantha Lopez. She has been missing since January 4,...

What They Don’t Tell You When You Start a Career in MMA

UFC vet and 3rd degree BJJ black belt Din Thomas was recently in the news when he promoted Tyron Woodley to black belt in the octagon. Coach Din Thomas On Why He Promoted Tyron Woodley To Black Belt...

Origins of the Rubber Guard From Renzo Gracie to Eddie Bravo

The Rubber Guard is a closed guard system, made popular by 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder, Eddie Bravo. The Rubber Guard focuses on clinching your opponent and keeping them guessing what you are...

Chael Sonnen Gives His Opinion On Should MMA fighters Train in a Gi

If you are a BJJ player looking to enter into MMA, there are some things you need to know to make that transition successful. Besides the obvious ones like “learn striking”. When it comes to your...

4 Exercises That Will Take Your BJJ To The Next Level

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Guard Passers vs Guard Players: A Guide To Picking Your BJJ Style

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

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...

3 Reasons Why Having A Strong Half Guard In BJJ Is A Must

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The 3 Submissions That Are Taking The BJJ World By Storm

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

What You Should Know After Your First Year of BJJ

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. So you want to know what you will know after one year of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Or perhaps you are already past the one year mark and are...

What’s the First Thing A Brand New Blue Belt Should Work On?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Getting your blue belt is a huge accomplishment. Outside of receiving your...

Pioneers: The First Foreigners To Compete At The 1996 Mundials in Rio

The first ever Jiu-Jitsu World Championship was held in 1996 at the Tijuca Tennis Club gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil . It has since then grown tremendously and moved to USA in 2007. The 1996...

Jackson-Wink Release Footage Of Jon Jones Going 2-1 in NAGA Grappling Tournament

Back in 2016, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested himself at NAGA (Grappling championships) against recreational practitioners. The champ was very playful as you can see by the way he was...

4 Ways to Modify Your Training for Grappling Competition

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Everybody starts their BJJ journey for different reasons, and competing is...

Rickson Gracie Uncovers His Approach To Striking & Clinching

In this video (above), Rickson Gracie demonstrates his approach to striking, protecting himself, closing the distance and clinching. Rickson used this exact method to win his many fights in the...

6X ADCC Vet’s Top Guillotine Escape

When you go for a double leg takedown in grappling match, you will always have the threat of the guillotine that is waiting for you…. Luta Livre black belt Nicolas Renier is arguably the most...