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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

BJJEE.com Editor Gile Huni On ‘No Holds Barred’ Podcast: Discusses Future of BJJ

  “No Holds Barred” is one of the longest running MMA/Grappling podcasts, and is headed by Eddie Goldman: The Conscience of Combat Sports, the Godfather of MMA Media, and the Voice...

Judo Academy’s Promo Video Aimed at BJJ: ‘Don’t Pull Guard’

Tina Takahashi Martial Art and Fitness recently made this promo video which looks like it’s aimed at BJJ players. Thoughts?  

Gym Owners: Here’s a Way to Get More Students

    In the BJJ community we have tons of great content out there for BJJ players on how to improve their game, the best gi to buy, BJJ history, and all kinds of other stuff.  There really...

Vinny Magalhaes: ‘BJJ Became a Weird Game with P*ssified Rules’

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at an amazing rate worldwide. More people are training in all corners of the world. BJJ is evolving. The direction that sport BJJ is going is worrying many....

5 Essential BJJ Half-Guard Sweeps

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion and ONE Superstar Alex Silva from the Evolve Fight Team demonstrates 5 essential half-guard sweeps for BJJ.  

1 year Update on BJJ Purple Belt Demoted To White Belt at Gracie JJ Academy

  Popular Blogger MegJitsu (Check out her blog megjitsu.com) last year wrote an article where she talked about ‘How to Change BJJ Schools’. Up until recently, Meg had been training...

Marcelo Garcia’s Best Armdrags to Takedown in Live Roling

    BJJ legend Marcelo Garcia is known for his arm drags, guillotines (Marcelotine), and north south chokes. He started using the arm drag as a purple belt when learning wrestling and...

American Blue Belt’s Guide To BJJ in South Korea

    American BJJ blue belt Matt explores his local gym, Lira, in Incheon, South Korea. He discusses what it is like to train in Korea, how to find a gym, and does a little bit of rolling....

Loop choke off of the Koala Guard- Rickson Gracie Black Belt Luis Heredia

  Luis ‘Limao’ Heredia, a black belt under Rickson Gracie, shows a very easy to apply lapel choke when your opponent goes into the Koala guard.  

7 BJJ Back Step Drills And Submissions

    7 different techniques that you can use with the back step in BJJ. It starts from solo movements and progress into several quick submissions that can be taken from the position.  

BJ Penn’s First BJJ Instructor’s Opinion On The Prodigy’s Return To MMA

  With a record of 16-10-2 and with 3 defeats in a row, UFC hall of famer, ‘the prodigy’ BJ Penn, is coming back from retirement to make another run at the UFC feather weight belt currently...

Roy Harris Teaches His Infamous Pressure Pass: Single Underhook Pass

  Roy Harris is an accomplished American martial artist, known in the Brazilian jiu jitsu world for being a black belt under Joe Moreira and is often (wrongly) mentioned as a part of the “BJJ...

IBJJF Europeans Days 1-2, Gustavo Batista Captures Double Gold

  Days 1 and 2 of the 2016 IBJJF Europeans are done and dusted. The white, blue and purple belts were in action and did not disappoint. In the purple male division, the standout star was Leandro...

Roger Gracie On Which European Countries Have The Best Jiu-Jitsu

  10x World BJJ Champion Roger Gracie is currently in Lisbon, Portugal where he is coaching his students that are competing at the IBJJF European BJJ Championship. He was asked by...

How to Finish The Takedown When Your Opponent Sprawls

  This is a great single leg takedown to use against a heavier opponent or a sprawling opponent. Aj Agazarm loves this set up…The sweeping single.     AJ Agazarm using the...

Featherweight Robson Barbosa Enters Ultra Heavy Black Belt at Europeans

  Robson Barbosa is a black belt under Ricardo Carvalho, BJJ black belt under Carlson Gracie. Robson is one of Sweden’s best BJJ practitioners and has more or less won everything in BJJ...

BJ Penn At Jackson’s, Going After McGregor’s Featherweight Belt

  With a record of 16-10-2 and with 3 defeats in a row, UFC hall of famer, ‘the prodigy’ BJ Penn, is coming back from retirement to make another run at the UFC feather weight belt currently...

BREAKING! Jacare Vs Belfort To Headline May 14th card in Brazil!

  Brazil’s first UFC event of 2016 will be one to remember, as former light heavyweight champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort looks to make his case for another shot at the...

Rener Gracie: “Back Injury Inspired Me To Create Gracie University”

  Rener Gracie, love him or hate him, you can’t deny that he’s a brilliant businessman. Rener and his brother, Ryron Gracie created Gracie University, an online Jiu-Jitsu learning...

How To Set Up a Sambo Style Fireman’s Carry w/ Reilly Bodycomb

  The fireman’s carry is a takedown technique used in amateur wrestling/ Judo/ Sambo/ Brazilian and other grappling arts. Reilly Bodycomb’s Sambo background gives him a unique...

Conor McGregor’s Nutritionist on the Move to Lightweight at UFC 197

  UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is going from featherweight to lightweight, and he’s starting to put some serious muscle mass. McGregor will face Rafael dos Anjos in the UFC 197...

How to “Flow”: Cyclical Flow Drills for BJJ

  Written by Mike “Spider-Ninja” Bidwell, a BJJ Black Belt under Phil Migliarese and Ken Kronenberg (Team Tai-Kai / Balance). Mike is a full time Jiu-Jitsuka, blogger (check out his great...

Friendly Sambo Tournament with Bay Jiu-Jitsu & Bay Area Combat Sambo

    Athletes from the Bay Jiu Jitsu Sambo team and the Bay Area Combat Sambo team get some rounds in at a friendly sambo tournament and pizza party! Many of these athletes cross train...

Rickson Gracie’s Statement on Gracie University & Online Blue Belts

  Photo: Jiu-Jitsu Style Magazine. 2 years ago, with all the controversy following Rener Gracie’s statment that ‘learning Jiu-Jitsu online is even more effective than in the...