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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Gracie Black Belt Calls Rickson a Fraud For Supporting Convicted Child Molester

A few days ago, BJJEE.com was the first media to run the story about David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools who was sentenced for molesting a 15 year old back in 2013. After his...

Inside Look Into Teddy Riner’s Work out Routine That Makes Him Unbeatable

International Judo Federation has long harbored disdain for MMA but they’ve recently made it public that even though the whole world was gearing to watch McGregor – Mayweather their very...

Using a Sloppy Face Choke To Set Up a Deep Rear Naked Choke

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis...

Instructor Guilty of Sexual Misconduct with Minor Trains with Rickson Gracie

in 2013, David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools was sentenced for fondling a 15 year old. After his sentencing, Arnebeck continued instructing martial arts to minors. In 1996,...

Jocko Willink Explains Why the Best Self Defense is Running Away

The Baddest Man in the BJJ World is Jocko Willink. From September of 1990 to 2010 Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He...

Tanquinho Makes Twice As Much Money in Pro BJJ Event Than He Does in UFC

Berkut Jiu Jitsu had it’s 9th event last weekend. The entire thing was streamed for free on youtube to the delight of every grappler online. There Felipe Pena and UFC’s bjj champ Augusto...

How Much Do I Need To Cross Train To Get Better at BJJ?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Listen, we all begin our BJJ journey for different reasons, and it’s...

Gordon Ryan Dominates Again At Inaugural Kasai

    Kasai promotion was unveiled last night without much fanfare. Perhaps the biggest even of the evening was Gordon Ryan’s match against ADCC gold medalist Yuri Simoes. What many...

How to Survive as a BJJ Gringo in Brazil

  Hi! My name’s Arthur de Lustrac. I’m part of the BJJ Globetrotters, and I’ve been globetrotting for a long time, and Jiu jitsu became my latest pretext to do so. I’m 6 years into...

5 Things Nobody Tells You When You Start Training BJJ

  Although BJJ is great there are some inconveniences you need to be prepared for. Here are some things I wish someone had told me when I was the new guy at the academy. Some beginnings are very...

Triple Arm Attack Trap From Side Control – Renzo Gracie

Learn the triple attack that Renzo Gracie used to finish Maurice Smith in a 1999 Rings event. After reaching side control, Gracie traps the head and one of the arms with the triangle mechanic. Then...

Travis Strevens’ 3x a Week Lifting Program Which Will Make You A Better Grappler

Travis Stevens is probably the hardest working judoka around… Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ is a judoka from the United States who in 2016 achieved a silver medal in the Rio Olympics....

New World Record: 1,200 BJJ Belt Promotions in One Ceremony

BJJ instructor Roberto Godoi, who runs one of the biggest BJJ associations in Brazil has made a new record: he promoted 1,200 of his students to their next belt in a massive ceremony! The event...

Which BJJ Techniques Work and Don’t Work w/ Small Man Against Big Man

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. It would be ideal if all of our moves worked all of the time against all...

How Competitive Should You Be When You Roll in BJJ?

    How competitive should you be when you roll in BJJ? This is a question that comes up a lot with people. Both inside my gym and through the questions I receive from people online. We all...

Roger Ver, World’s first Investor in Bitcoin On His Passion For BJJ & Brown Belt

Roger Ver is the World’s first Investor in Bitcoin startups including Bitcoin.com , Blockchain.com , Z.cash , BitPay, Kraken, Purse.io. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and a digital payment...

5 Most Pointless BJJ Belt Promotion Rituals

If you train BJJ, you have probably heard of the gauntlet belt promotion ritual. Gauntlet/tunnel is where you take your gi jacket off and get whipped by your teammates with their belts.When a student...

Top 10 Gifts To Give a Jiu-Jitsu Fighter For Christmas

Written by Brearin Land, BJJ Black Belt and instructor at Gracie Barra HQ in Irvine. He is also the CEO of  a wealth management firm Irvine Wealth, and is specialised in Retirement Income Planning....

Jiu-Jitsu Over Politics: Iranian, Israeli & Saudi Arabian Teammates at Atos San Diego

With the current harsh political situation around the world where many countries are enemies, Jiu-Jitsu proves to be a positive ray of hope for unity. When people have been brought up to hate...

Superman On His Way To Work After Training Jiu-Jitsu w/ Roger Gracie

Henry Cavill was first spotted doing bjj in May 2016. A Brit residing in London, opted to take his classes at Roger Gracie academy in London at the time. Turns out that a little over a year later,...

(Video) Gordon Ryan Submits Ralek Gracie at Metamoris

As expected the 2017 ADCC champion Gordon Ryan had no difficulty in finishing the controversial Ralek Gracie at Metamoris challenge. As a reminder Gordon Ryan – ADCC gold medalist in the 88kg...

Nova Uniao leader Andre Pederneiras Explains End of 20-year partnership with Kimura

    A long partnership between Brazilian MMA teams Nova Uniao and Kimura has come to an end after 20 years. Kimura is a popular MMA and bjj team in Natal with talents like Renan Barao and...

Ben Askren Declared Himself a Black Belt And Challenged People & Slams Demian Maia

    Ben Askren is one of the most intimidating wrestlers of all time in the Octagon. As it turns out he’s also a self promoted black belt?! There’s long been rumors about this...

Kosei Inoue: Judo Legend Who Would Eagerly Roll Up His Sleeves And Clean The Mat

    In grappling the matter of making sure you’re training in a cleanly, hygienic atmosphere should be a priority. Due to constant skin-to-skin contact, infections of the skin are a...