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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Watch: Kevin Casey in BJJ Match Coached by Rickson Gracie

  Watch UFC fighter King Kevin Casey competing as a Blue belt for Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu back on Sunday, April 28, 2002, coached by the legendary Rickson Gracie himself. Also, watch young Kron...

DeBlass:’ It’s Not Your Style of BJJ But It Doesn’t Mean It’s Wrong’

  In a recent Facebook post, BJJ black belt Tom Deblass refers to some online criticism of Gordon Ryan who at the Onnit Invitaional last weekend let his opponent mount him voluntarily. Deblass...

Marcus Buchecha Shows Favourite 1/2 Guard Sweep for BJJ & MMA

  Multi-time jiu-jitsu world champion Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida shows us one of his favorite half-guard sweeps in this edition of Sherdog.com’s Technique of the Week. Marcus Buchecha...

Watch: Polaris 3 Countdown Episodes feat. All Competitors

  Europe’s premiere submission only event, Polaris 3 Jiu-Jitsu Invitational is set to take place in Poole, England This Saturday April 2 and will be available on pay-per-view. Live tickets...

Braulio Estima Talks Return To Competition & Superfight with Alexander Trans

  BJJEE recently interviewed 5x word champion Braulio Estima who was conducting a seminar at Frota Academy in Zurich, Switzerland. Braulio talked about his close relationship with Frota team and...

The Top 5 International BJJ Training Facilities Preparing Fighters for MMA

  It’s fair to say that BJJ Eastern Europe wouldn’t exist without the number of quality training facilities scattered across the continent, yet that’s not to say any of us need...

Watch: Yoga for BJJ Free 20 Mins Class

    Why should a grappler incorporate Yoga into his or her training regiment and which are the greatest benefits ? These are Yoga for BJJ’s Sebastian Brosche’s top 9 benefits...

That Time Filipino Judoka John Baylon Submitted Mike Fowler in a Judo Tournament

  Back in 2008, in the Philippines, Mike Fowler, BJJ black belt and one of the top American grapplers of the 2000’s (silver medalist at 2006 Pans at black bet and 2007 ADCC 4th place where...

Blue Belt Opens First Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in China

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all over the world. China, the most populated country in the world with 1,4 billion inhabitants, has also embraced BJJ. China started BJJ relatively late in Asia...

Jeet Kune Do/ BJJ Instructor Discusses Limitations of BJJ For Self Defense

  Robert Parmakovski is a Jeet Kune Do instructor and BJJ brown belt under Roy Harris. He has academies in France, Sydney and Melbourne.For more info on Mr Parmakovski’s Bio...

Grip Fighting Basics – Controlling The Inside Lapel Correctly

  by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a purple belt...

A Look At Jacare’s Unconventional Judo Background

  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...

Batman v Superman: Jiu-Jitsu Parody

    In honor of the release of the major motion picture “Batman V Superman,” VERBAL TAP podcast wondered what it would be like to roll against someone who’s more powerful...

BJJ Guard Retention-The 4 Layers of Arm Framing

    Some great guard retention concepts from BJJ black belt Samir Seif:   There are 7 layers before your guard is passed.In this video i address the three layers of the legs being...

Pressure: Make Them Tap From Side Control & Knee on Belly

  Written By Guillaume Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Serbia. Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to improve an important part of my BJJ game:...

Gracie Breakdown: Katt Williams Punches Teen in Face & Gets Choked

  In a crazy video that went viral this week, we see Katt Williams punch a 17-year-old kid in the face and then get taken down and put in a chokehold before the fight was broken up! In this...

IBJJF Poznan (Poland) Organizer: ‘Come Compete in Poland. It Will Be High Level’

  IBJJF is continuing its extension to new destinations in Europe. This time they have chosen one of the strongest countries for BJJ in Europe: Poland. Many BJJ practitioners had asked BJJEE...

Best of Elite Grapplers Cross-Training (BJJ-Judo-Wrestling-Sambo)

  “BJJ Players Will Never Reach Their Full Potential Unless They Cross Train In Other Grappling Arts.” John Danaher Grappling is big family which includes Judo, Sambo, Wrestling, BJJ, Catch...

8 Most Controversial People in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  BJJ is a fast growing sport and its community is very tight knit and passionate. Some leading figures of the BJJ community (athletes or instructors) have a huge following which means that...

8 Most Dangerous IBJJF Legal Techniques

  These are the most dangerous IBJJF legal techniques in Jiu-Jitsu. There are many more IBJJF illegal techniques which also are a big cause of injuries: Heel hooks, Scissor takedown, Sumi Gaeshi...

Jiu-Jitsu Fighter Defeats Orang Utan at Coconut Peeling Contest

  Apes simply make the strongest of humans look like wimps. As for the strength of the animals, an orangutan has the strength of 5 to 8 adult men, however generally 7 adult men. Orangutans have...

Judo Olympian Releases FREE Videos on Pressure Ground Game for BJJ

  2004 Judo Olympian and 3rd degree BJJ black belt Dr. Rhadi Ferguson has just announced the immediate availability of the Newaza Excellence Video Series, enabling practitioners and coaches in...

Training Report: Guigo BJJ Academy in Haugesund, Norway

  Guest post by Colin Leigh, a Canadian living in Riga, Latvia. He is a white belt under Vladislavs Čerņavskis, training at LEWC- Giudici BJJ in Riga. Colin trains at least 5 times a week and...

Comedian Kat Williams Gets Choked Out By a 12 year Old

  A video has gone viral of the troubled comedian Kit Williams sucker-punching a 12 year old boy and then getting taken down and out grappled by the boy. It’s the latest in a long line of...