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Category Archive: Articles, Strength & Conditioning

Sandbag Training For Grapplers

Written by Matt D’Aquino. He is a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian as well as nationally ranked freestyle wrestler and National Champion in Brazilian Jujitsu. Matt has a passion for teaching all...

11 Things You Can Do That Will Make You Better at BJJ TODAY!

Contributed to BJJEE by Bill Jones, BJJ black belt under Pedro Sauer, owner and head instructor at Top Level Martial Arts in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. If you would like to learn more about Bill or Top...

3 Problems Wrestlers Have When Transitioning To Judo

3 problems Wrestlers run into when moving to Judo. A lot of people who aren’t involved in combat sports or martial arts don’t understand the difference between Wrestling and Judo. But...

How To Improve Your Throws & Takedowns Using Uchikomi/Drills

  Guest post by Neil Adams MBE, Judo World Champion, plus silver medals in the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games and the 1983 Judo World Championships. Adams was also five-time European...

McGregor’s Nutritionist on Best Fuel, Controlling Sugar Cravings, Veganism

  When it comes to nutrition, cutting weight and rehydrating after fights, Georges Lockhart is best man in the UFC. Many UFC fighters and professional athletes also do the same. In this video...

5 International BJJ Brands That You May Find Interesting

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is worldwide sport nowadays. There are many companies from different countries. Gear is often similar to each other. What distinguishes one company from another? What is so...

A Brazilian’s Impressions about Jiu-Jitsu in Serbia

    Guest post by Andre Sato, a Judo black belt and BJJ brown belt from Checkmat Sao Paulo. He works as a Journalist in Brazil. He was recently on a Europe trip where he spent time in...

Cop Grapples with Suspect, Mounts and Places Arm Triangle

  Police officer apprehends a suspect. When he attempts to handcuff him, the suspect tries to flee, only to be taken down by the police officer. They grapple on the ground for a few minutes, the...

BJJ vs Politics: Free Seminar in Sarajevo, Bosnia Unites The Teams

    A recent free seminar was held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and lead by Kenan Bajramovic( Dutch-Bosnian BJJ black belt and leader of Ferrari BJJ team in Holland). The seminar theme was 0%...

New Gracie Breakdown After Royler Call Out: ‘Was NOT a Knee To The Groin’

  Rener Gracie and Lyoto Machida did an impromptu breakdown the day after the controversial Royce Gracie vs Ken Shamrock 3 fight. In the video, Rener said that Royce did hit Shamrock with a...

BJJ Being Taught To School Children in Tough Schools in The UK

  Fred Greenall is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu European champion (2015) and head coach at the Positive Options martial arts academy in Ilkley, England. When he’s not competing, Fred runs several...

Motivation: Do You Really Have What it Takes to Succeed in Jiu-Jitsu?

Photo:© Piotr Pędziszewski/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/piotrpedziszewskiphotography    “Jiu Jitsu was designed to make you...

Top 10 Excuses People Use To Not Try Jiu-Jitsu & How To Counter Them

    By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. The benefits of Jiu-Jitsu are numerous: self defense, increased fitness, health,...

Rener Gracie: ‘Royce Did Hit His Groin But Ken Had a Late Reaction’

  Ken Shamrock was at the receiving end of a knee strike to the groin which went unnoticed by the referee, in his trilogy bout with fellow UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie. Gracie followed the...

How To Defeat Judo World Champion Teddy Riner

  Guest post by Neil Adams MBE, Judo World Champion, plus silver medals in the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games and the 1983 Judo World Championships. Adams was also five-time European...

Full Fight Kimbo Slice vs Dada 5000

  Kimbo Slice vs Dada 5000 Full Fight 2016  

Full Fight Royce Gracie vs Ken Shamrock 3

  Ken Shamrock vs Royce Gracie Bellator 149.  

Counter the Footlock with the Estima Lock

    Koty ‘White Heat’ Wader demonstrates how you can use the Estima Lock to counter the regular straight ankle lock.   Black belt Victor Estima explains the mechanics of...

Just Married: Best BJJ Wedding Cakes

  Jiu-Jitsu themed wedding cakes are a popular choice when one member of a couple, or in some cases both members train. Here are some of the best Jiu-Jitsu wedding cakes as compiled by our...

(Video) Shinya Aoki Taking Arms At Judo Competitions in Japan

  Shinya Aoki is a Japanese mixed martial artist competing currently for Rizin Fighting Federation, grappler, and former police trainee currently competing in ONE Championship’s...

UFC Issues Statement on BJ Penn Sexual Assault Allegations

  With a record of 16-10-2 and with 3 defeats in a row, UFC hall of famer, ‘the prodigy’ BJ Penn,  was set to come back from retirement to make another run at the UFC feather weight belt...

How To Do 3x World Champ Ebinuma’s Double Lapel Uchi Mata

    Uchimata, or inner thigh throw, is classified as a leg technique in the nage-no-kata of Kodokan Judo. It often uses considerable hip action as well and some references therefore...

21 Years Ago: Judo vs Wrestling in a Grappling Match

    A freestyle wrestler and a judoka in a grappling style vs style event from 1995. This happened at the“ACE World Series of Martial Arts” promoted by Dale Cook. Famous MMA fighter...

Top 6 Things You Should Know When Facing a Wrestler

    We all have that guy in training that has a wrestling background and behaves totally different in sparring than someone without a wrestling background. Let’s see what are the top...