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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Old Church Was Converted Into BJJ Academy

BJJ academies are sometimes found in unique locations. There are some that are converted warehouses, restaurants, nightclubs and now believe it or not, even a church! BJJ world champion Bernardo...

Tag Team Grappling is Now A Thing & it’s Surprisingly Entertaining

Let’s face it, grappling matches especially submission only ones are not always spectator friendly. Even for practitioners some matches are just plain boring, can you imagine how it feels for...

Kimura For Cops by Brian “The Jiu-Jitsu Cop”

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...

One Handed Kimura Lock That They Will Never See Coming

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

Guy Develops Whole Game Around The Lethal Loop Choke

Alexander Matschl from Pound for Pound Academy in Munich, Germany has become a master of the lethal Loop Choke. He has developed his game around the loop choke and has caught numerous opponents with...

Guard Pulling vs Sacrifice Throws

Guest post by Daniel Vaughan, BJJ black belt and instructor at M3Fight Academy. In the world of BJJ there is the constant argument of guard pulling vs take downs. Let’s discuss something more...

How Champions Train: Team Atos Specific Strength & Conditioning Training for BJJ

Looking for some new ideas to add to your strength and conditioning routine for BJJ? Check out these specific functional strength and conditioning training for BJJ with or without Gi from the world...

5 Best Escapes From Difficult Positions

Guest pots by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a purple...

Powerful Surprise Choke Against Over Under Pass by Bernardo Faria & Jason Eames

Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard and smashing passing style. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to...

Sambo For BJJ: Surprise Belt Grab Rollover to Belly Down Ankle Lock

Vladislav Koulikov is a world renowned sambist having placed 3x in the USA open and represented USA in Combat Sambo worlds in 2008. In addition to this he has competed and won several NAGA and...

The Lost Art of Striking in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  In the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies around the world, they will teach you the sport aspect of Jiu-Jitsu. This means no strikes, and little self defense, but more focus on the...

How To Escape A Fully Locked-in Anaconda Choke

  ZombieProof BJJ Nogi Technique by Kent Peters: Anaconda choke escape when the choke is locked in, high hips and circling is a quality reversal from turtle used by Eduardo Telles …  ...

A Cheap Choke From Bottom Half Guard

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...

GM Helio Gracie on His Criteria for Degrees on the Black Belt

  In an exclusive and never seen before conversation with his disciples, the Valente Brothers, Grandmaster Helio Gracie discusses the jiu-jitsu belt system, the attribution of degrees on the...

When You’re The Big Guy That Nobody Wants To Roll With

Being a big person in BJJ isn’t a bad thing. If you’re a bigger person in BJJ. 1. How can you make your flexibility better for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. 2. How do you roll with smaller people...

Beautiful Roll Between BJJ Black Belt & Grappling Dog

  Kano the dog rolling with his master, BJJ and Judo black belt Bryan Mendez. Kano is wearing a Dog Gi.

Robert Drysdale’s Superior Arm Drag From Butterfly Guard

Photo: Leon Sandoval www.heyleon.com, Instagram @heyleonmedia and Facebook.com/heyleonmedia Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best...

How To Prepare ‘Tereré’ The Healthy Drink That Is Taking Over Jiu-Jitsu

  BJJEE.com’s editor Gile Huni shows how to prepare Tereré the secret drink from the Amazon that is great for Jiu-Jitsu. Gile drinks this to stay alert, help with weight loss (it’s...

Renzo Gracie’s Unstoppable Counter to Over Under Pass

BJJ’s most loved figure Renzo Gracie was last weekend in Zurich, Switzerland at the Frota Academy where he held a fantastic seminar. Bjjee’s editor Gile Huni was present and even had the...

How To Escape The Worst Position in MMA: Side Control Crucifix

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist in...

Jiu-Jitsu Takedowns for People Who Suck at Takedowns

A Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Royce Gracie, Eli Knight shows some great takedowns for those that don’t practise much stand up. These are some takedowns that I personally feel don’t...

Sultans of Strength | Wrestling Culture In India | Desi Kushti & Dangals

Considered one of the most ancient and oldest sports in the world, wrestling in India has a glorious past. Wrestling has been popular in India since ancient times, it was mainly an exercise to stay...

Catch Wrestler’s Thoughts On Training BJJ in a Gi

  Catch Wrestling is a classical hybrid grappling style that was developed in Britain circa 1870 by J. G. Chambers,  then later refined and popularised by the wrestlers of travelling...

How To Escape The Lethal Estima Lock

  The Estima Lock is an infamous foot lock that was developed by the Estima brothers Victor and Braulio. At the 2011 No Gi World Championship Victor Estima won all his matches by Estima lock....