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Category Archive: Articles

Nic Gregoriades on Self Defense in BJJ: ‘It’s Not Necessary’

Nicolas Gregoriades is a black belt under Roger Gracie. He got his black belt in an incredible four years. He runs his own association The Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood. In this interview with Budo Jake at...

2x Olympian Rhadi Ferguson on The Matwork Differences Between Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    In this video, 2004 & 2008 Judo Olympian Rhadi Ferguson explain the differences between Brazilian Jiujitsu and Judo matwork proficiency. In other words, you can actually be a WORLD...

Watch: Surfing, Yoga & Jiu-Jitsu: Alana Blanchard Surfer Girl

  Alana Rene Blanchard is an American professional surfer and model. Blanchard has surfed on the ASP World Tour, though she has indicated she may take a break from competitive surfing in 2015...

Joe Rogan: ‘Most Self Defense Martial Arts are Bullsh*t”

  Joe Rogan on Self Defense Martial Arts: ‘Learn To Beat Trained Killers Instead of Untrained Individuals’. BJJ and Taekwondo black belt believes that the majority of self defense...

Jiu-Jiteiro/Surfer Joel Tudor Trolls Kelly Slater with Fake Beef about Blue Belt

  Is the beef real between Kelly Slater and Joel Tudor? First, here’s the back story. 2 days (Thursday) Vince “Bear” Quitugua posted a photo of Surf legend Kelly Slater on his...

Dr Bryan Ales Discusses His Permanent Solution for Curing Cauliflower Ear

    BJJEE interviewed Dr. Bryan Ales, BJJ student of Omar Sabha, MHA. Dr Ales is the inventor of CauliCure™ Advanced Compression System, which is a permanent solution for cauliflower...

Lucio Lagarto On Competing in UAEJJF Events & Being Rejected 7 Times for US Visa

      Lucio Lagarto, the black belt from Gracie Barra, is an inspiration. He has won the Europeans multiple times, World Pro and more importantly, he has beaten cancer. Lagarto has...

Training Report: BJJ Globetrotters USA Summer Camp

    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotters have been growing rapidly over the last few years. Starting out as a small affiliation of Jiu Jitsu practitioners who had trouble signing up for IBJJF...

Watch: MMA Fighter Travels to Congo; 1st Time Kids See a White Guy

  This is former-UFC and current-Bellator fighter Justin Wren, who travels to the Congo to build wells and to free slaves. This is the first time these kids have seen a white guy, someone with a...

(Video) Hero US Airman Spencer Stone on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    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...

Watch: A Polish Grappler’s Epic BJJ Road Trip Around Eastern Europe

  This summer, Polish BJJ blue belt Maciej Grzelak from Copacabana Bydgoszcz  made an epic trip around Eastern Europe by motorcycle, camping or sleeping at friends houses and training all...

Rare Choke: Black Belt Taps World Class Black Belt from Inside Guard on Top

This is an extremely rare situation in which a black belt chokes out another black belt from inside his opponent’s guard. He uses an Ezekiel choke. The one with the white Gi is 2014 Europeans...

Top 10 Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Songs (Part 2)

  Check out some of these great songs with a BJJ theme.  Enjoy and make sure to put them in your mix tape at the BJJ academy! Here are the songs from the first top 10. 10. Jose Aldo entrance...

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...