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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

In Israel, BJJ Instructor Unifies Jews & Palestinians Through Jiu-Jitsu

  At the border between eastern and western Jerusalem, where a green line passes to divide Israel with Cisjordan, a Brazilian is using BJJ as a way to unite the people who fight each other since...

Preview & Prediction: Garry Tonon v Imanari Polaris 2- Leglock War

  Written by BJJ Scout for BJJEE.com and Polaris Jiu-Jitsu Invitational. Garry Tonon fights at Polaris 2 against the most lethal Japanese leglock artist in the game, “10th Dan Master of...

Phil Migliarese: The Road To Becoming a 6th Degree Gracie Black Belt at 39 Years Old

    Phil “Jiu-Jitsu Matrix” Migliarese  is currently a 5th degree Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with over 20 years of experience in BJJ and Mixed Martial Arts. A Gracie...

(Cool Video) Polaris Profile – Gianni Grippo

  Gianni Grippo faces Tom Barlow in Polaris 2! FloGrappling is proud to live stream the submission-only Polaris Pro 2 Jiu-Jitsu Invitational Sept. 12, featuring 16 of the best Jiu-Jitsu stars in...

Video Blog: Miha Perhavec Training BJJ in Oslo, Norway

  Follow Miha Perhavec, Slovenian BJJ purple belt, is one of the top purple belts in Europe. Last year he lived in Poland for a year where he trained with Alliance Warsaw, competed and medaled...

Robert Drysdale: ‘Another ADCC Goes By & Gi Grapplers Win Unanimously’

  2007 Open weight champion champion (He submitted GOAT Marcelo Garcia in the final) was watching this year’s ADCC and made a comment on his instagram. For Drysdale, who trains both Gi and...

Marijuana in BJJ: Top Competitor Mirza Karac Speaks Openly On 10 year Smoking Experience

  One of the most controversial topics in Jiu-Jitsu has to be marijuana. It seems to divide the community. On one side, Eddie Bravo and Joe Rogan are advocates for the legalization of both...

Humanitarian BJJ Seminar in Belgrade, Serbia 11/09/15

  A humanitarian seminar to help impovrished families that the Serbian BJJ community is organizing will feature BJJ black belts Ivan Bozovic from Texas and Aleksandar Matteoni from Croatia....

The Art of Sneaky Leg Lock Attacks

    Being ninja-like in grappling is a lost art. Being blatant in your attack is something that happens all too often, and the agility and sneaky setups have dwindled. However, today I’m...

(Cool Video) Polaris Profile: AJ Agazarm

  AJ Agazarm takes on Dan Strauss in a catchweight no gi bout at Polaris Pro 2. FloGrappling is proud to live stream the submission-only Polaris Pro 2 Jiu-Jitsu Invitational Sept. 12, featuring...

2015 ADCC Champ Yuri Simoes: Left a Major Team, Joined a Smaller Team

  At ADCC 2015, Yuri Simoes had the best performance in his career so far: 1rst place at -88kg, beating heavy favorites such as Romulo Barral and Keenan Cornelius on the way. In 2014, Yuri had...

ADCC 2015: Cyborg vs Galvao Preview & Analysis

  We are just a couple of days to see one of the most anticipated superfights in grappling history. Between 2 of the best pound for pound grapplers in the world. Make sure to support the sport...

ADCC 2015: Final List and Predictions

  The final list of competitors for ADCC World Championships has been established. The event will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29th and 30th. There was a last minute change: Justin...

Meet Polish BJJ Prospect Mateusz Flaga

    Mateusz Flaga is a 20 year old blue belt from Poland who trains at Carlson Gracie London / Grappling Rzeszow. He had a great 2014/15 season collecting a lot of medals in the UK...

BJJ Training Pictures Of Hero US Airman That Stopped Terrorist in France Using Jiu-Jitsu

  Spencer Stone, the US Air Force serviceman who along with two other military stopped a massacre in the high-speed train on the Paris / Amsterdam link, is a Jiu-Jitsu practitioner that trains...

Ken Primola On How To Return to BJJ After A Long Layoff

  BJJ black belt, Pan Am world champion, former D1 wrestler and owner of BJJimmersion.com, Ken Primola answers the question of a gentleman asking about how to return to BJJ after a layoff:...

(Video) Andre Galvao vs Rousimar Palhares ADCC 2011 Final

  Rousimar Palhares competed at the 2011 ADCC World Submission Wrestling World Championship in England. Things got off to a rocky start as Palhares missed weight and was removed from the event....

What Happens when UFC Fighters Test Themselves Against US Marines

    Five UFC fighters — Marcus Davis, Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin, Gabriel Gonzaga, Brian Stann (Marine veteran) and UFC President Dana White — go to Quantico, Virginia’s Marine...

Rafael Mendes Explains His Concept for Creating New Techniques

    Find out how Rafael Mendes analyzes positions and sees situation which allow him to create new techniques:  

Tips on Running Successful BJJ Seminars

      Important tips, and Do’s and Don’ys on how to run a successful seminar at your school. Check it out:  

More Than Just A Sport- Nicholas Gregoriades & The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood

For all of us out there that practice with a team or at an academy, the feeling of unity is something extremely common. Seeing the same faces over-and-over, day-in-day-out, and working your tail off...

(Rare Video) Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Cruise feat. Helio, Ryron, Rener & Ralek Gracie

    This was a one time Jiu-Jitsu cruise from California to Ensenada, Mexico which happened in 2005. You can see Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Rorion, Ryron, Rener and Ralek training.  ...

A Black Belt’s View on the Importance of Maintaining The Dying Tradition of ‘Bowing’ in Jiu-Jitsu

    Written by Ivan Bozovic, BJJ black belt and instructor at All American BJJ Academy in Texas.   I want take a moment and remind everyone that slowly but surely, we are allowing the...

Ronda Rousey’s Perfect Response to Critics of her Looks

    Ronda Rousey was looking massive ahead of her UFC fight with Bethe Correia. She told Cosmopolitan Magazine how gaining weight made her feel much stronger and also more beautiful:  ...