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Category Archive: Articles, Training report

Training Report: Jorge Santos BJJ Academy In Dublin , Ireland

  By Guillaume Huni I had been planning my trip to Ireland for a long time. It wasn’t for the weekend’s UFC Dublin event but for my best friend’s wedding in Dundalk (a town 1...

Vinny Magalhaes: ‘Lightweight BJJ Matches Nowadays Are So Boring’

    In This short outtake from the full feature documentary Vinny talks about the new rues of BJJ competition and how they have changed over the years. Vinny adds that back in his days, the...

BJJEE Gi Review: Kingz 420 Light V3 Kimono

If you want to be in the service of the king you got to wear the kings uniform. Kingz is the chosen armor of such esteemed knights as Andre Galvao, Xande Ribeiro, Roberto Cyborg and Hannette Staack....

(Video) Anderson Silva Unleashing Kicks With His Broken Leg On A Heavy Bag

    Recovering from a broken left leg suffered during the rematch against Chris Weidman , in December last year, Anderson Silva is training hard to return to the Octagon. This Friday...

(Documentary) Luta Livre Spirit, Straight From Brazil

  nrfight.tv & Jits.fr present you the first episode of Luta Livre Spirit. Luta Livre is a Web-series on Luta Livre where Masters and fighters speak about their story and love for this...

Chris Weidman Demonstrates His Best Takedown

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a rich wrestling background. He transferred to Hofstra University where he became a two time All-American, placing third at the NCAA...

BJJ Black Belt Joe Rogan Shows A Nice Way Of Finishing The Omoplata

Joe Rogan, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt under Jean Jacques Machado and a 10th planet jiu-jitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo , stops by Onnit headquarters to teach some Jiu Jitsu to Whitney Miller,...

Roger Gracie: ‘Team Mate Close-Outs Show A Lack Of Professionalism. It’s Amateurism’

    Closing categories is one of the most controversial topics in Jiu-Jitsu . Every year, critics and defenders of the practice argue on the subject,. Some say that world championships...

And So It Began: Royce Gracie’s Legendary Clash With Ken Shamrock At UFC 1!

    The storied history of the UFC and MMA as a whole can be traced back to one epic night.  The night of the very first UFC event featured a tournament style setup, where all of the...

Roger Gracie: ‘Jacare The Toughest Opponent I’ve Faced In BJJ’

    Photo: GracieMag   Ten times world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie has recently announced his return to BJJ competition: “What I love the most is train and compete with the...

Leg Lock Torpedos: Heel Hooks From Bottom Mount

    Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports...

Interview w/ Norbert Novak, Braulio Estima’s Right Hand Man: From Cleaning The Mats To Head Instructor @Gracie Barra Birmingham

    Poland’s Norbert Novak is an example of humility and hard work. Black belt under Braulio Estima, head instructor at Gracie Barra Birmingham, Norbert talked to BJJ Eastern Europe...

Raffle: Win A Life Changing BJJ Sponsorship Package!

    Would you like to have your training gear costs completely covered this year? How about your entry fees?! Would you like to be sponsored by a loyal company that has been in your shoes...

Ricardo Liborio On How Jiu-Jitsu Helped Him Deal With His Daughter’s Blindness

      BJJ legend Ricardo Liborio, co-founder of American Top Team talks about how Jiu-Jitsu helped him deal with his daughter Bella’s health problems. Bella has also started...

Xande Ribeiro: “Online Belt Promotions Weaken Jiu-Jitsu”

    Online learning and belt testing in Jiu-Jitsu has drawn the attention of many famous BJJ practitioners . There are people who agree with the practice, but many are overwhelmingly...

Bullshido: Meet Gilberto Pauciullo, 10th Degree Black Belt Master In ‘Mexed Martial Arts’

    The MMA world has a new Master! Meet Shang-Men-Rem Prof.Gilberto Pauciullo from Italy. He has an incredible 22 10th degree black belts which include five in Jiu-Jitsu alone, and one in...

Joao Miyao: One Of The Best Young Grapplers

    The Miyao Brothers have accomplished so much in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that it’s almost impossible to overlook their impact and actual ability on the mat. The twins have...

BJJEE Profile: Tracy Chaplin, The Grandson Of Charlie Chaplin, BJJ Black Belt & European Champion

    Charlie Chaplin was one of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century. He had 24 grandchildren. One of his grandchildren is a distinguished BJJ black belt who lives and teaches in...

2014 World Championships Preview & Predictions

The 2014 IBJJF World championships take place at the Long Beach pyramid in California. The Worlds is the biggest and most prestigious tournament of the year. You can follow it by live streaming on...

How to Adapt Judo for Jiu-Jitsu with Claudio Calasans

    Many jiu-jitsu practitioners would like to integrate judo into their training so as to develop a better stand-up game. As Claudio Calasans says, all fights start on the feet and even if...

Young Jiu-Jitsu Fighter Who Was Gravely Injured In Competition Recovers Use Of Arms: ‘My Dream Is To Come Back To Jiu-Jitsu’

  Gabriel Diniz was a 15 year old fighting in the adult division, and subsequently lost the use of his arms and legs. This happened at II Etapa do Campeonato Estadual de Jiu Jitsu Capixaba in...

Rollin’ In Dakar: The Rise of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in West Africa (full film)

BJJ seminars, MMA exhibitions, traditional Laamb wrestling, and a beach tournament in West Africa. “Rollin’ in Dakar” is the prequel to a film which will go into production early...

Xande Ribeiro: ‘Roger Gracie & Me Have A Similar Fighting Style’

    Choosing the greatest fighters in the history of Jiu-Jitsu is no easy task. In an interview with tatame, the five times World Champion Xande Ribeiro had a hard time to choose just 5...

Chute Boxe & Brazilian Top Team Founders: ‘It’s Hard To See One Team Dominating The Sport Like We Did’

    Chute box vs BTT was the big rivalry of MMA during Pride days and even before with Vale Tudo fights in Brazil. Chute Box was under the leadership of Rudimar Fedrigo. Top fighters...