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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

Top 10 Most Dangerous Guards In MMA

Bleacher report put up the list. The only guy missing is Minotauro IMO. Check it out. Source: Bleacherreport.com Few fighters have what Eddie Bravo refers to as “the third option”—the ability...

TV Star Anthony Bourdain’s Jiu-Jitsu Wife Ottavia Competes in Rio

Anthony  Bourdain is an American chef, author and television personality. He is the host of Travel Channel’s culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations ....

Cobrinha Shows Us How He Improves His Balance For Jiu-Jitsu

Balance is so important in Jiu-Jitsu. Being like a cat that always falls on all fours can be a huge advantage for all BJJ players and make you very hard to sweep. Some BJJ players will take to...

Gangnam Style Jiu-Jitsu Training With Lucio Linhares

UFC Vet Lucio Linhares organized a Gangnam Style training with his students in Finland. Check it out:

The Jiu-Jitsu Globetrotter, Christian Graugart Takes Gold At Black Belt At London Open

Christian Graugart AKA the „Jiu-Jitsu Globetrotter” Recently took first place in his first competition as a BJJ Black Belt. You can read his adventures travelling the World and training Jiu-Jitsu...

6 Tips To Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu From Today Onwards

Source: Gracie Mag 1. GET A TRAINING PARTNER WHO CAN BE YOUR BAROMETER Mentally, pick a decent-level training partner to be a parameter for your evolution. There’s no point in choosing an opponent...

The Ryron Gracie Vs Andre Galvao Metamoris Debate: ‘Real Life vs. It’s A Game’

Source: Bloddy Elbow After 20 minutes of submission grappling ended without a finish, Andre Galvao was deemed to have a “draw” with Ryron Gracie. T.P. Grant gives us his thoughts on what...

10 Things We Learned From Watching Metamoris Pro

  1. No points means that you can keep it playful if you want: The fight between Caio Terra and Jeff Glover started off very playful with both fighters disregarding dominant positions and making...

Chris Haueter On Jeff Glover’s Style:”It’s Like Grappling A Monkey Or A Cat. He Never Loses Balance.”

Source: Erin Herle for BJJ Pix As two hilarious and laid back guys in the sport of BJJ, Chris Haueter and Jeff Glover are very much similar. This might be the reason Jeff Glover called out Haueter...

The Rapid Growth Of BJJ & MMA in Singapore

Singapore, the small City State in South East Asia now counts among the richest countries in the world. Jiu-Jitsu and MMA have grown there at the same pace as this tiger economy. Here is a training...

Gringo Guide: 3 Type Of Foreigners Train Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil

Training in Brazil is a dream for most of us BJJ players. Those that have been there have experienced training at the source. Check out our article: Everyone that does Jiu-Jitsu needs to visit &...

Get your Bjj Eastern Europe wallpaper

Here at Bjj Eastern Europe we made a wallpaper for you. Its available in different sizes but dont hesitate to leave a comment if you need it in a size not provided....

Metamoris PRO Full Preview

Source: BJJ Heroes Metamoris Pro Invitational is a jiu jitsu event where some of the top names in the jiu jitsu world will face each other in much anticipated super-fights. These super-fights have a...

Being Gay In BJJ…

We all know that Homosexuality is not fully accepted in Eastern Europe, as we are still more conservative than our Western European neighbors. What if if some of your BJJ training partners happened...

Strength & Conditionning For Jiu-Jitsu: Specific Circuit Training vs Basic Weight Training

  As BJJ players we receive a very good workout by training BJJ by itself. However in the day and age of :bigger, Stronger, Faster” many of us will always look for any type of advantage....

BJJ Unwritten Rule #1: What Happens In Training, Stays In Training

We are going to start a series of unwritten rules which are not real set rules but more of a code of conduct for BJJ practitioners. The first one is about what happens in training. People need to...

Are Olympic Lifts Appropriate For BJJ?

Seeing Roger Gracie doing Olympic lifts during his preparation for his Metamoris superfight with Marcus Buchecha, make s us wonder what are the benefit of Olympic lifts for BJJ. Powering through...

Should Jiu-Jitsu Be Treated As A Sport Or A Martial Art?

Kron Gracie has said about Sport Jiu-Jitsu “Sport Jiu-Jitsu is on the decline, it’s getting worse. With Metamoris, I want people to see the real Jiu-Jitsu.” in this interview . The problem...

Want to Breath Better For Jiu-Jitsu? Use Your Diaphragm!

If you have ever rolled with a BJJ master or advanced practitioner, what is something that distinguishes them from regular BJJ players? We’re not talking about just superior technique but the...

Are Submission Only Tournaments Really Possible?

The concept of submission only BJJ tournaments is not something new. The Gracies would hold challenge matches without time limits back in the day in Brazil. Helio Gracie once fought for 3 hours. The...

Analyzing Leandro Lo’s Super Effective BJJ Game

  Leandro Lo is one of the most exiting fighters on the circuit. A black belt under Cicero Costha, Leandro made a big boom on the BJJ world when he beat the then unbeatable Michael Langhi in...

What Makes The Miyao Brothers So Good?

They’re twins born on May 11, 1992. They started training in Andirá, Brazil with Professor Adriano Carvalho of Norte Sul Jiu-Jitsu academy. About a year ago they came to São Paulo because they...

6 Ways To Heal Your Lower Back Pains

  Lower back injuries are extremely common in Jiu-Jitsu and any type of strength and conditioning training. This article by Traver H. Boehm for breaking muscle covers how to treat and care for...

Survey Results: BJJ and the Culture of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs): A Review of Online Survey Data

BJJ Legends Magazine published a very interesting about PEDs in BJJ surveying close to 700 BJJ players worldwide. Author:Matthew Corley,RPh Here is a summary of the findings: “Some numbers to...