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Category Archive: Articles, Health, Nutrition, Videos

Bulletproof Coffee Done The Redzovic Jiu-Jitsu Way

  Bulletproof Coffee is, essentially, a hot coffee, plus two tablespoons of butter, plus a tablespoon of MCT oil (that’s medium chain triglyceride oil, which we’ll talk more about in...

World Champ Trains 4x /Week: ‘Full Time Grapplers Lack Social Skills’

  This Team Atos brown belt is a killer – Rolando Samson is a Jiu-Jitsu competitor and a full-time college student. Known for his explosive style and finishing mind set, Rolando took the...

Tips For White Belts When They First Start Rolling

    From BJJ black belt Josh Vogel: A quick video I made of a concept I teach white belt students in Brazilian Jiujitsu when they first start to roll. The major goal is to eliminate as much...

Meet Jonna Konivuori: IBJJF Purple Belt World Champ & Pilot!

  FightinglifestyleUAE.com caught up with Jonna Konivuori, a female pilot and an IBJJF purple belt world champion, currently based out of Muscat, Oman. Some of Jonna’s achievement consist of...

“Oh you’re a woman doing BJJ? It must be for rape prevention”

  Article sent to us on our contact form. Photo is not of author.     Oh you’re a woman doing BJJ? You must be doing it for rape prevention*. I’m sorry, what? Where does this kind...

Marcus Buchecha Shows His ‘Capoeira’ Guard Pass

    3x Open Weight world champion Marcus Buchecha Almeida shows his favourite old school way of passing the guard and adds an interesting ‘Capoeira’ twist to it. Watch how...

High Percentage Techniques in Jiu-Jitsu Looking at Statistics

  Source: http://bishopbjj.com/ these guys did a series of excellent articles where they desconstructed the 2012 Pan Am. This is the result of their research. They have a whole series of...

Wrestling Legend Dan Gable: “St*roid Users Lack Mental Toughness.”

    Wrestling legend Dan Gable was one of the most dominant competitors and coaches in wrestling history. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he...

Top 5 Jiu-Jitsu Competitors That Would Do Great in MMA

    With BJJ still being considered an amateur sport, many sport BJJ competitors look to transitioning to MMA.Examples of current top MMA fighters that came from sport Jiu-Jitsu: Jose Aldo,...

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Israel: Realistic Defense Against Knife Attack

  3 variations of defense against knife attack from above. The first technique is the optimal one and the others are variations that might occur when the attacker tries to resist. From Moshe...

7 Tech Executives That Train BJJ

BJJ welcomes people from all types of backgrounds. www.businessinsider.com recently did an article about Tech executives that do martial arts. Here are the BJJ players, and some of them are even...

Henry Akins: “There Is No Universal Standard In Jiu-Jitsu For What Any Belt Is.”

  Henry Akins is the third American to be promoted to black belt under Rickson Gracie, and has actually served as the main instructor for Rickson’s headquarters in Los Angeles. It’s not...

“It’s All In Your Head”: Research Proves That Muscle Performance Is Influenced By The Brain

    According to researchers from the University of Zurich who have done work on performance in athletes: The head plays a key role in tiring endurance performances. They have discovered a...

How Cyborg Abreu Became Brazilian Wresting Champ Without Training Wrestling

At times, especially in a world where MMA has become so popular, some assume that because you partake in one form of Martial Arts means you can transfer those skills with ease into a similar field....

Black Belt & Fashion Exec: ‘Without Jiu-Jitsu, I Can’t Do What I Do For a Living’

    31-year-old Louis Levy is vice president of The Levy Group, his family’s 80-year-old fashion conglomerate. He is also a BJJ black belt under Fabio Clemente and teaches the morning...

Davi Ramos Talks 2015 ADCC Gold

      FightinglifestyleUAE.com caught up with the 2015 ADCC under 77 Champion, Davi Ramos to talk about his views on competing and winning gold at the ADCC that took place in Sao...

Jeff Glover Facing 6’4′ 400 lbs BJJ Black Belt Sergio Farnes

    A real life David vs Goliath match between two BJJ black belts that happened at Grapplers Quest a few years ago.   Submit from anywhere with these weird chokes made up by the...

BJJ Black Belt in 18 Months! Judo Olympian Faster Than Caio Terra & BJ Penn

Last month, BJJEE.com published an article on the Top 10 Fastest Black Belt Promotions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu History . This was a ranking of grapplers that received their BJJ black belt the...

Clark Gracie Teaches the ‘Handsomeplata’ From Leg Lasso

    Clark Gracie shows his setup to his ‘Handsomeplata’ aka omoplata from leg lasso and how he finishes. 2014 lbc world jiu jitsu expo. It’s really cool to see BJJ legend...

Alexander Trans On The Exercises He’s Doing To Rehab His Knee

  Last June during the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships in California, United States, Alexander Trans reached a historic achievement. After Ricardo Evangelista, his training partner in Abu Dhabi,...

How Jiu-Jitsu Can Help Cure Social Anxiety

  Written by Iva Djokovic, Psychology graduate and BJJ practitioner at Kimura Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Serbia.   I recently read an article on Social Anxiety and Jiu-jitsu on...

8 Best Fat Burning Foods To Help Your Jiu-Jitsu Performance

  Have you ever wished that eating right would help you lose weight? Combined with regular BJJ training, these super foods will help you shed the pounds and become a better grappler. There is...

How To Apply Jiu-Jitsu Strategy To Your Personal Finances

  Written by Brearin Land, BJJ Black Belt and instructor at Gracie Barra HQ in Irvine. He is also the CEO of  a wealth management firm Irvine Wealth, and is specialised in Retirement Income...

Ricardo Liborio On ADCC 2015, Carlson Gracie, Founding ATT…

      FightingLifestyleUAE.com caught up with the co-founder of the famed American Top Team, Ricardo Liborio, during his visit to the United Arab Emirates. Liborio who recently won...