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Croatian BJJ Open 2012 Complete Results

Female adult White -60.0kgPlace Name Academy Country Team points1. LIVIA PLETTENBERG AKXEBJJ VIENNA AUSTRIA 92. ADRIANA VUKOVIĆ RIO GRAPPLING CLUB CROATIA 33. ANA BUSTRUC BLACK DRAGON CROATIA 13....

Xande Ribeiro and the “key” to stopping Rodolfo Vieira

Translated from Portuguese from Erik Engelhart’s article in Tatame 2 times Absolute world champion black belt, Xande Ribeiro spent some time without competing because of a series of injuries...

Preview and predictions for the Croatian BJJ Open 2012

DATE: Saturday April 28, 2012ADDRESS: Martinovka gym, Miramarska bb, Zagreb, CroatiaNUMBER OF REGISTERED COMPETITORS: 212  from the following countries (Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Austria,...

Why BJJ will never be in the Olympics

Article written by JSHo on the MMA.tv forum As an Olympic year, the pipedream of BJJ or NoGi making it onto the programme is resurrected, I realised the article i wrote for On The Mat isnt accessible...

Zeljko Drinovac, a Croatian brown belt living in New York, talks about training with Marcelo Garcia

1. Hi Zeljko can you introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Zeljko Drinovac, coming from Zagreb , Croatia. I’m a bjj brown belt and training at Marcelo Garcia...

Nick Diaz to meet Braulio Estima in a BJJ superfight on May 12

Braulio Estima, one of the best Jiu-Jitsu players in the world, will welcome Nick Diaz back to the world of BJJ. The Diaz vs. Estima BJJ superfight, which will be contested at 180 pounds, will take...

2nd Croatian BJJ No-Gi Open – RESULTS

2nd Croatian BJJ No-Gi Open – RESULTS HBJJS OFFICIAL BJJ TOURNAMENTCongratulations to all the participants!!! JUNIOR – 53.5 & 58.5 kg 1. Marija Šola – RGC Croatia 2. Petar Konjević –...

Adem Redzovic talks about his successful Chicago academies, his Bosnian roots and how religion helps him in Jiu-Jitsu

Adem with his brother Eddie Hi Adem, can you please introduce yourself to our readers and tell us about your journey in Jiu-Jitsu? My name is Adem Redzovic, my parents were both born in the former...

IBJJF Pan Ams 2012, Preview and Predictions

Being the real BJJ nerd that I am, I’ll be watching the event live this weekend on Budovideos for 20 dollars for both saturday and sunday. Here is a preview of the black belt divisions and some...

Xande is back! Xande Ribeiro talks about his competition goals in 2012, his new school,and shares some wisdom about Jiu-Jitsu

1. Xande, first of all congratulations on winning the San Diego trials. What can we expect from you competition wise in 2012? Xande and Saulo Ribeiro training in Hawaii After couple years strugling...

BJJ Eastern Europe training reports: Rio Grappling Club Serbia

This is a first edition in a series of training reports that I will be conducting in my travels around the world in the future. In May, I will be spending 2 weeks in Paris and will be training at the...

Review of last weekend’s Saint Petersburg BJJ Open in Russia

Thanks to our friends at Jiu-Jitsu style magazine for the information and pictures. As you saw in our interview of Russia;s first BJJ black belt Leonid Gatoskiy...

Exclusive interview with Leonid Gatovskiy, Russia’s first BJJ black belt: “BJJ in Russia is expanding”

Leonid Gatovskiy with Renzo Gracie and Georges St Pierre 1. Hello Leonid, Please introduce yourself to the Eastern Europe BJJ community? Hi! My name is Leonid Gatovskiy. I’m 31 years old and I’ve...

Beat The Knee Shield – And Knee Cut Pass Them Easily

Are you a Half Guard and Knee Shield kind-of-a-Jiujiteiro? That’s awesome! It means that you’re playing a BJJ game that the majority of athletes choose not to play – which puts you ahead of the...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

Get Promoted To Blue Belt Faster – Cheat Code For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a white belt – whether you’re fresh out of your second class or if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your blue...

Donald Cerrone Shares Invaluable Advice with Young Fighters: “You Have To Keep Elevating Everything”

If you’re a young BJJ athlete or/and a mixed martial arts fighter, it’s a good idea to listen to those who’ve been in the game longer than you have… And to pick up on their,...

Got Swept From Mount? Go For This Armbar Setup

One of the biggest mistakes that lower belts make in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is giving up. And no, we’re not talking about the blue belt who quit the moment he got promoted; but the situations in...

Andre Galvao Signs Multi-Fight Deal With ONE Championship

After much speculation and waiting, the word is now out – Andre Galvao has signed a multi-fight deal with ONE Championship! It was Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Championship’s Founder and...

Watch: Dillon Danis Rolls with Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor

Image Credit: Dillon Danis Youtube Channel / Olympics Love him or hate him, Dillon Danis is great in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A black belt under Marcelo Garcia, he has posted a video to his Youtube...

When You Can’t Stop Yourself From Letting Everyone Know You Train BJJ

Yeah, we know. You train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and you’re cool because of that! But it’s easy for us to know, as well as your training partners and other fellow Jiujiteiros; for we train it...

5 Amazing Martial Arts Dads To Honor On Father’s Day

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...

Triumph of T. Smirnovas in the Baltic Grappling Championship

Tomas Smirnovas, a fighter from the capital’s martial arts centre “Smauglys”, triumphed at the Baltic Grappling Open Championship. One of the best grappling wrestlers in the country defeated...

Three Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Learning Styles – Which One Are You?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Everyone learns Brazilian Jiu Jitsu differently and at a different pace. For, in the end of ends, every Jiujiteiro is unique; with his/her own...