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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

How To Escape The Lethal Estima Lock

  The Estima Lock is an infamous foot lock that was developed by the Estima brothers Victor and Braulio. At the 2011 No Gi World Championship Victor Estima won all his matches by Estima lock....

Gracie Black Belt Calls Rickson a Fraud For Supporting Convicted Child Molester

A few days ago, BJJEE.com was the first media to run the story about David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools who was sentenced for molesting a 15 year old back in 2013. After his...

Inside Look Into Teddy Riner’s Work out Routine That Makes Him Unbeatable

International Judo Federation has long harbored disdain for MMA but they’ve recently made it public that even though the whole world was gearing to watch McGregor – Mayweather their very...

Rafael Dos Anjos Manhandled Robbie Lawler – Is Colby Covington next?

    Rafael Dos Anjos made many spectators and analysts skeptical when he announced move to 170lbs but he’s proven to be a real contender for the division. The brazilian bjj black belt...

Hong Kong jiu-jitsu black belt trains Chinese police

    It’s very hard to argue with the logic that ever police officer should know brazilian jiu jitsu. This is how a black belt named Viking Wong found himself surrounded by law...

How To Successfully Use Action-Reaction Principles When Grappling

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. This action reaction principal is one of the most important and fundamental...

A Guide To Competing In MMA For The First Time

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist in...

Ryan Gracie’s Son Remembers Him 10 years After Death: I really didn’t like jiu-jitsu. Today, I’m sure, I can overcome anything

    Younger brother of Renzo, Ryan caused a lot of trouble, especially because of his fights in clubs, bars, restaurants and in competitions. He very fast became a favorite of many...

5 Biggest Strength & Conditioning Mistakes Grapplers Make

  Written by Jason C. Brown, a BJJ player and strength and conditioning coach. Be sure to check out his website  BJJWorkouts.com   Getting the most out of your BJJ workouts involves making...

Nova Uniao Kicks Out Marlon Sandro After Allegedly Assaulting Fiancee

    In a bjj community moral infractions are rare – but what is somewhat rare is their team holding them accountable which is exactly what happened to MMA veteran Marlon Sandro when...

Learning Jiu-Jitsu as a Sexual Assault Survivor

    It seems as though the zeitgeist is going through significant changes with the #metoo movement. Still there’s plenty to be said about the culture of society and the need for focus...

Conor McGregor Spotted Rolling With Paulo Miyao

    Conor McGregor may be on a hiatus from fighting but he’s certainly training hard. Recently a bjj turmoil produced a very interesting rolling matchup. Due to Dillon Danis’...

How To Set Up The Famous Rickson Gracie Rear Naked Choke- Henry Akins

Rickson Gracie is known for his Mata Leao (rear naked choke) and his armbar. One of his top students Henry Akins experienced this technique first hand from Rickson himself and shows us some great...

Using a Sloppy Face Choke To Set Up a Deep Rear Naked Choke

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis...

Favela Jiu-Jitsu: Survival of the Fittest

  “Oi!! Lutadora!” He called out to me as I absentmindedly weaved my way through the labyrinth-like passageways that comprise the Cantagalo favela on my way to open up Tererê Kids Project....

Will We See a Re-Emergence of Self-Defense Centered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

  A group of BJJ enthusiasts are cultivating a dedicated family of hard-working adults and children through Jiu-Jitsu. It is called BJJ-4-Change, and leading the way is Patrick Bittan, an expert...

Most Common Reasons Why People Quit Jiu-Jitsu

    The dropout rates in bjj have long been considered very high. Commonly most academies at any given time have about 50% of class populated by white belts – beginners who opted in...

Keenan Cornelius Prepping Guard Innovation For Nogi Worlds Influenced By Danaher Death Squad

    Keenan Cornelius is one of the most respected competitors in the sport but his perhaps greatest innovations come from the world of Gi. He’s been at the forefront of innovations...

Werdum Fined $600 for Throwing Boomerang at Colby Covington

    Werdum has been slapped over the wrist for that odd altercation with Colby Covington. As a reminder Covington hurled great many racial slurs against Brazilians after defeating Demian...

BJJ Black Belt That Won A Wrestling Tournament Without Wrestling Background Uses Wrestling to Prep For BJJ

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Robby Malof is 25 years old. His biggest claim to infamy in the community came when he won  the 2017 Spatola Wrestling Classic in Cincinnati, OH. Robby...

Former Cyclist Talks How To Become Brazilian BJJ World Champion From The Ground Up

  After the Olympian Judoka turned to bjj following rape prison sentence another highly questionable person has turned to bjj – Harley Durianrider Johnstone. Harley Durianrider...

Diego Sanchez Talks That Heartwarming Viral Video and How he Came To Support Down Syndrome Community

    Diego Sanchez has endeared himself to the hearts of many when he fought in an exhibition match against a man with Down syndrome.   A post shared by Diego Sanchez...

Decentralized Grappling – Firas Zahabi’s Answer to Woes Of The Competitive BJJ Scene

    The competitive bjj scene has always been a mixed bag. If we look through the origins of promotions, now virtually dead Metamoris was among the first to try and centralize the scene...

4 Finger Pull Back Counter To Rear Naked Choke Defense

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis...