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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Gordon Ryan: “In the Next 10 years Gi BJJ is Going to be Phased Out. No Gi is the Way of the Future.”

3x ADCC world champion Gordon Ryan was a guest on the Joe Rogan Podcast. He had stated that an MMA career is possible but only under certain conditions: Gordon Ryan Tells Joe Rogan About His...

Breaking: Gordon Ryan To Take a Leave of Absence From Competition Due To Health Problems

A few months back 3x ADCC chanpion Gordon Ryan announced that he had signed with MMA organization ONE Championship for an MMA and cage grappling contract. He had stated that an MMA career is possible...

Extremely Successful BJJ Competitors Have These 5 Habits

Do you want to compete regularly and bring medals home? If so, then you need to get your training and overall approach to BJJ in check – you need to start thinking about the broader picture, as...

Angry Drunk Guy Tries To Assault Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt at a Bar; Big Mistake

Alcohol has the potential to both increase and decrease aggression, depending on where’s one’s attention is focused. Professor McMurran, a psychologist at the University of Nottingham stated:...

Sandbagging Anyone? What Should We Do about a European Sambo Champion Competing in a BJJ White Belt Division?

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

BALTIC OPEN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP Gi & No Gi, JUNE 5th 2021

BALTIC OPEN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP Gi & No Gi The competition takes place on 5th June 2021 at 11:00 in Zeimiu str. 17, Jonava, , Lithuania. Sport Arena of Jonava city www.jonavosarena.lt Arrival...

Avoid Submissions with These Blast Double Takedown Set Ups in BJJ

Double leg takedown is probably the most utilized and high percentage takedown in MMA. And it is not only used in that sport, but also in many others like freestyle wrestling, BJJ, grappling, sambo,...

After Submitting a BJJ Black Belt, GOT’s The Mountain Tries To Grapple with Gunnar Nelson

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson aka Thor is an Icelandic World’s Strongest man world champion and actor. He played Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones for five seasons....

Guy at Seminar Challenges Retired Jiu-Jitsu Champion Rigan Machado

This happened at a recent seminar that Rigan was conducting. Rigan Machado is way past his prime and overweight but he is still a wrecking machine and one of the best BJJ players of all time. It was...

Jiu-Jitsu and Dating – Roberts Staltmanis | BJJEE Podcast #6

Roberts Staltmanis is a world famous dating coach and a Jiu-Jitsu practioner. Roberts or Saint Robert as he is known, helps guys take control of their dating life and start meeting girls they like...

How To Improve Your Flexibility Through BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Gordon Ryan Tells Joe Rogan The Backstory to the Galvao Slap Incident

3x ADCC world champion Gordon Ryan was a guest on the Joe Rogan Podcast. He was asked by Joe Rogan about his eventual transition to MMA. Gordon stated that it is planned but he still has some...

Opinion: Should You Accept A Belt Promotion From Another BJJ Instructor?

Respect and friendships are really important in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. So important, in fact, that rarely anyone would stay persistent enough in BJJ, if he wasn’t surrounded with friendly and...

Gordon Ryan Tells Joe Rogan About His Transition to MMA

3x ADCC world champion Gordon Ryan was a guest on the Joe Rogan Podcast. He was asked by Joe Rogan about his eventual transition to MMA. Gordon stated that it is planned but he still has some...

15 Year Old Blue Belt & 45 Year Old Purple Belt Meet in Jiu Jitsu Tournament Match

In competition, anything can happen. In this case, a 15 year blue belt world medalist met a solid 45 year old purple belt in the absolute division of a local BJJ competition. It’s interesting...

Female Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes with Onlyfans Accounts

For those that have been living under a rock, OnlyFans is an ultra popular subscription-based website where people that create content can charge out a monthly fee for fans to access exclusive...

What The Way You TAP OUT In Jiu Jitsu Says About You

Do you know what’s the number one thing you’ll do at training; the most frequent one, that is? No, it’s not Hip Escapes, not any sort of a drill, nor any submission or escape that...

Renzo Gracie Renders The Knee Shield Totally Useless with this Small Adjustment

Passing the Knee Shield is never an easy task! Plus, if the roll or the match is in the Gi, then it can get particularly difficult and nerve-racking to get out of this position and move into a more...

Breaking: Ralph Gracie is a Free Man; Released Early From Prison Sentence For Almeida Assault

Back on January 20, 2021, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and MMA legend Ralph Gracie was sentenced to six months in prison for having assaulted Flavio Almeida back in December 2018. Ralph Gracie was yesterday...

What Should You Do If Your BJJ Instructor Doesn’t Like You?

Not everything will be sunshine and rainbows in your BJJ journey. Your progress will stagnate, you’ll lose matches in competition, there’ll be injuries, you’ll have feuds with your...

What Is The Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Of All Time?

Many team rivalries have left significant marks in the history of BJJ. Although BJJ`s roots go down to just one family, through the years practitioners of this martial art have divisioned themselves...

Police Officer Uses Flawless Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Vandal

The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to...

Guy Robs a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy: Big Mistake

There have been various examples of robbery attempts from criminals against establishment owned by Jiu-Jitsu practitioners but this has to be a first time that someone is actually stupid enough to...

Joe Rogan on Gordon Ryan: ‘He’s The Pound for Pound The Greatest of All Time’

In his recent podcast with wrestling great Dan Gable, Joe Rogan talked about Jiu-Jitsu and talked about 3x ADCC world champion Gordon Ryan. Rogan called him the “pound for pound greatest of all...