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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Aggressive Guard Pulling- Jean Kleber

    BJJ black belt and head of Kimura BJJ USA, Jean Kleber shows some aggressive ways to pull guard.     [fbvideo...

Watch: Unstoppable Low Half Guard Pass

      Check out this unstoppable low half guard pass by Chris Matakas of Ricardo Almeida Jiu-Jitsu Academy.   [fbvideo...

Wrestle-Jitsu: Bulgarian Wrestler’s Way Of Smashing The Closed Guard

    You’ve probably been shown plenty of ways to open the closed guard, but have you ever been shown how a world class wrestler would go about it? Check out these interesting concepts...

Lucas Leite Half Guard – Part 2: Inside vs Outside Attacks Study

    A breakdown of the relationship between attacks to the inside and attacks to the outside in Leite’s half guard. Also some sneaky tricks for searching for the back & defending...

2 Serbian Grapplers Win Metamoris Challenger in Impressive Fashion

  At last weekend’s Metamoris Challenger in Los Angeles this Sunday, two Serbian Jiu-Jitsu players won their division in impressive fashion. In the lightweight category, Aleksandar Rajacic...

Yoga for BJJ: Hip Openers with Nino Schembri & Kenia Novaes

  Most BJJ players tend to focus mainly on strength and conditioning rather than flexibility. Flexibility is so important in Jiu-Jitsu because it really makes all the vast number of...

Why Mike Tyson Needs to Train Ronda Rousey

    Contributed by Andrew Holland to BJJEE. Check out Andrew’s great website theselfdefenceexpert.com The world of martial arts has gone crazy today, because many awoke to the news...

Andre Galvao on Growth of Team Atos: ‘We Do Everything with Excellence’

    Created in 2008 by André Galvão and Ramon Lemos, Atos Jiu-Jitsu was first inaugurated in São Paulo, but soon expanded and currently has a great new facility located in California, as...

How Holly Holm Neutralised & Countered Rousey’s Takedowns

    GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi analysed the Rousey vs Holm fight and especially broke down their clinch game and how Holm was able to counter the Judo Olympian and even take her down....

How To Pick A Good Self Defense School

    From Nick Drossos, a dedicated self-defence instructor who has trained in Kung Fu, Taekwondo, Reality Based Self Defense, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Boxing and Kickboxing. He has...

Cris Cyborg shows How to Defeat Ronda Rousey

    Cris Cyborg demonstrates how to evade Ronda Rousey’s vicious throws on the latest edition of MMA Bread N Butter. The fight might take up to a year to happen as Cyborg still has to...

No Gi World Champ Tammi Musumeci: ‘Depression Won’t Stand in My Way’

  Depression is a mental health disorder that interferes with the physical and psychological well-being of an individual. Athletes are at risk for depression–high pressure sporting events,...

Key Concepts on Developing an Impassable Guard by Ari Galo (Carlson Gracie Rio head coach)

    Carlson Gracie Rio de Janeiro’s head instructor Ari Galo explains his concept of the ‘Ball guard’. It’s basically similar to the inverted guard but think of...

Conor McGregor & Gunnar Nelson Movement Drills With Ido Portal

    Conor McGregor has summoned the support of Ido Portal to help him become the master of movement ahead of his eagerly awaited UFC 194 title unification bout against Jose Aldo in...

30 Exercises For BJJ That You Can Do Anywhere

  Working out for BJJ doesn’t have to cost anything and it can be done anywhere with bodyweight exercises. This type of workout uses your own bodyweight as the resistance. 1) Convenient and...

2 Legends Finally Meet: Rickson Gracie & Kazushi Sakuraba

  2 martial arts legends recently met in Japan: Rickson Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba aka ‘The Gracie Hunter’. In the early and mid ’90s the Gracie family ruled the world of MMA, and...

No Gi World Stats: 10th Planet (Only No Gi) vs Atos (Gi & No Gi)

    How does a team who trains exclusively in no gi do against teams that have a hybrid approach? Jiu-Jitsu.net which is run by Dan ‘Trumpet Dan’ Lukehart collected the...

Felipe Costa: ‘Jiu-Jitsu Is For Everyone But BJJ At A High Level Is Not.’

    Multiple world champion and leader of Brasa, Felipe Costa discussed on his website Brazilianblackbelt.com, how he thought that champions could not be made but are in fact born. He means...

How to Get Better at BJJ While Training with Beginners

    Pointers, tricks and tips for training BJJ with newbies and beginners so neither of you get hurt, and that both of you actually make progress. By Stephan Kesting...

Famous Scientist Neil DeGrasse Tyson Demonstrates Wrestling Move

  The world’s most famous scientist has a rich background in Wrestling. Neil deGrasse Tyson was the captain of his high school wrestling team, and competed on Harvard’s wrestling squad...

TOP 10 Steroid Busts in MMA

    The day after celebrating his birtday, Renzo Gracie told Brazilian magazine Tatame, his views on PED use in MMA. Renzo thinks that steroid use is widespread apart from a few fighters:...

Judo Olympian Travis Stevens Shows 3 Great Throws for BJJ

    Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ shows 3 very nice modified Judo throws for BJJ. Travis Stevens is a judoka from United States who competed in 2008 Olympics. He participated...

Ronda Rousey: “I Don’t Lift Any Weights At All”

    Not all BJJ and MMA champions lift heavy weights as part of their training. In BJJ Marcelo Garcia, Caio Terra and Leandro Lo have said that they never lift weights but just do Jiu-Jitsu...

Jean Machado: Funniest Brazilian Expressions!

    If you have had the pleasure of training in Brazil or had a Brazilian instructor, chances are that you may have heard many of these expressions and phrases. Even if you didn’t,...