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Metamoris PRO Full Preview

Source: BJJ Heroes Metamoris Pro Invitational is a jiu jitsu event where some of the top names in the jiu jitsu world will face each other in much anticipated super-fights. These super-fights have a...

Strength & Conditionning For Jiu-Jitsu: Specific Circuit Training vs Basic Weight Training

  As BJJ players we receive a very good workout by training BJJ by itself. However in the day and age of :bigger, Stronger, Faster” many of us will always look for any type of advantage....

Are Olympic Lifts Appropriate For BJJ?

Seeing Roger Gracie doing Olympic lifts during his preparation for his Metamoris superfight with Marcus Buchecha, make s us wonder what are the benefit of Olympic lifts for BJJ. Powering through...

Split BJJ Open 2012, Results

  The beautiful city of Split, Croatia was host on Saturday September 22 to The Split Open. Here are the results: SPLIT OPEN  BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU 2012 RESULTS JUNIOR 60-70 1. LOVRE JURIN ZADAR...

Austria’s BJJ Master Orlando Neto: “My Biggest Victory Is Watching My Students Improve.”

1.Hi Orlando, please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? I´m Orlando Machado Neto (O.NetoBJJ), from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I live in Vienna , Austria where I teach at...

European FILA Grappling Champion, Uroš Čulić From Serbia:” Anybody Can Be Beaten With The Simplest Techniques If Applied Properly”

1. Uros can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Uroš Čulić, I’m from Serbia and my hometown is Belgrade. Im a purple belt in BJJ and my main...

Will No Points, Submission Only Tournaments Like Metamoris Pro Change Jiu-Jitsu?

The recent trend of Jiu-Jitsu tournaments with the no points, submission only format such as the Gracie Worlds or next month’s Metamoris Pro has brought a wind of excitement in the Jiu-Jitsu...

BJJ Eastern Europe Gi Review: Mata Leon Kimonos “The Gentleman” Gi

Mata Leon Kimonos is a new company and the first BJJ Gi manifacturer from Turkey. They are the sponsors of Turkish BJJ/ MMA fighter Ertan Balaban. I was contacted by Ertan and Emre, the owner of Mata...

Gustavo Junqueira on Balancing a Successful Business Career and a Top Level BJJ Competition Career

1.Hi Gustavo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  My Name is Gustavo Junqueira, I am 27 years old. I was born in Piracicaba – Sao Paulo, Brazil and I live...

2012 Worlds Team Preview: Alliance

Source Ben Tharpa for Bloodyelbow Bloodyelbow did a great team preview for the 2012 Worlds. Here are the best parts: “As the 2012 Mundials kick off tomorrow in Long Beach, California, we bring...

IBJJF Worlds 2012, Analysis & Predictions

Source: The excellent J SHO for EFN This is the 17th Mundials of the modern era (1996 – ) and despite the absence of a number of Elite players due to injury, MMA or retirement (not least...

match ups for the Worlds

With around 2,500 athletes signed up, the 2012 Jiu-Jitsu World Championship is set to begin on the coming 31st of May, and there’s an ocean of possibilities for the sport-Jiu-Jitsu world. Who’ll...

Mendes Brothers talk leg locks, competing in the absolute, and who is better between the two brothers in the gym

Source: http://www.mendesbros.com/ You are both pretty young and you have already achieved great success in jiu-jitsu both with the gi and without the gi. You medaled in the most prestigious...

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...