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BJJ Lookalikes, 2019 Updated Version

No disrespect to all our BJJ heroes. It’s all in good fun. Please feel free to make suggestions and we will add them!        &            ...

The Importance of Humility and Respect

At its highest levels, respect is becoming a dinosaur in combat sports. Athletes are going to greater and greater extremes to promote themselves and the matches they’re in. If you’re not saying...

Four Tips for Judoka Getting Started in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) are close cousins. Anyone who knows the history of Judo and BJJ know that they have common roots—Mitsuyo Maeda was a Japanese Judoka, who transmitted the art to...

Confidence: 5 Ways Jiu Jitsu Surprised a Woman in a Restaurant

Guest post by  SnowMMA.com / The Dainty Grappler. Photo: SnowMMA In this first in a series discussing how BJJ Benefits us all, we’ll talk about the Gentle Art’s impact on one woman’s...

Start Winning BJJ Matches With Superior Takedowns

Photo by Flashsport: Leandro defeated Erberth Santos thanks in a big part to superior takedowns. Recently, Leandro Lo defeated Gordon Ryan at the ADCC West Coast Trials. How did Leandro Lo defeat...

BJJEE Profile: Joel Tudor, Crossing Over From World Class Surfing To World Class Jiu-Jitsu

      Joel Tudor is a former 2x world surfing champion (Longboard) who has conquered several important medals in major BJJ and submission wrestling tournaments. Tudor is also a...

Part Two Leo Vieira About Checkmat team

Bjjee.com sat down with legend Leo Vieira and discussed the forming of the Checkmat team. This is part two of a two part interview with Leo Vieira. In this interview he discusses check mat team and...

Part one Leo Vieira Growing up with Bjj

Bjjee.com sat down with legend Leo Vieira and discussed his childhood memories of growing up with Bjj. This is part one of a two part interview stay turned for the other part about the forming of the...

Benefits of Ginastica Natural For Jiu-Jitsu

  If you train Jiu-Jitsu, then you have most probably heard of or have seen some videos of your favorite fighters training Ginastica Natural. But how can you define this type of...

Old School: The “Dirty Dozen”, The First 12 non-Brazilian Black Belts

    The BJJ Dirty Dozen are the first 12 non-Brazilian students to receive Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. While in Brazil Jiu-Jitsu has been around for almost 90 years, the rest of the...

Crowdfunding in Bjj

  Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is the collection of finance to sustain an initiative from a large pool of backers—the “crowd”—usually made online by means of a web platform. With...

BJJEE Review: Odin IBJJF legal belt color rash guard

By Marcus Buur Today a package arrived from Odin Fightwear. Inside was the new Odin IBJJF compliant, belt coloured rashguard. I decided to try it out down at the new Malmö Bjj-club Art of Roll....

2014 Pan: Big BJJ Stars To Look Out For

  The 2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place between 12th and 16th of March in Irvine California. The event will be available by live streaming on the the IBJJF website . Click here to...

World Class Brown Belt Sebastian Brosche: “If you are into BJJ for the long run, then Yoga is your greatest tool to stay healthy and nimble, no matter how old you get.”

  Sebastian Brosche is one of the biggest European BJJ hopes. He is a brown belt in BJJ and second degree black belt in judo. He was raised in Northern Sweden and is currently living in in Oslo...

Terere Victorious In Brazilian Competition Return (Watch Fight Video)

After his recent return to competion with three victorious BJJ matches in Mexico, this Sunday BJJ Legend Fernando Terere was back to shining where he’s most used to: on the mats in Brazil. Tererê...

The History, Success & Future Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Poland

Written by Robert Janista For BJJ Eastern Europe , check out his blog: http://belikericksongracie.blogspot.com/ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a relatively young sport discipline in Poland and its origins...

IBJJF – Pro League makes its debut with FREE STREAM on December 8, 2012 (Long Beach, CA)

The inaugural IBJJ – Pro League 2012 is only two and a half weeks away and new names are being added daily. The roster of athletes is nearly finalized and some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu...

Slovakia’s Lubomir Repasky On His Beginnings In London & Fighting To Grow BJJ In Slovakia

1.Hi Lubo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe My name is Lubomir Repasky. I come from Slovakia where I live, train and teach . I am currently a brown belt under...

BJJ Is Booming In Russia.The Legendary Aleksandr Karelin Appreciates.

Marcus Vinicius (Beverly Hills Jiu-Jitsu Club) was recently promoting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Russia. His first trip to the country took place in 2007 and now he has come back and the gentle art in...

Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Competition

Source: US Grappling Weight Cutting: Two days before a tournament is not the time to decide you will experiment with weight cutting. Weight cutting is a process. Weight cutting takes practice. Weight...

TV Star Anthony Bourdain’s Jiu-Jitsu Wife Ottavia Competes in Rio

Anthony  Bourdain is an American chef, author and television personality. He is the host of Travel Channel’s culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations ....

Cobrinha Shows Us How He Improves His Balance For Jiu-Jitsu

Balance is so important in Jiu-Jitsu. Being like a cat that always falls on all fours can be a huge advantage for all BJJ players and make you very hard to sweep. Some BJJ players will take to...

Gangnam Style Jiu-Jitsu Training With Lucio Linhares

UFC Vet Lucio Linhares organized a Gangnam Style training with his students in Finland. Check it out:

London Open & 1rst European No-Gi Open This Weekend!

On Saturday, October 20 will be the IBJJF London BJJ Open followed by the 1rst European No-Gi Open on Sunday October 21. This will be the first European Championship No-Gi that the IBJJF organizes. A...