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Using a T-Shirt To Set Up Massive Throws For Self Defense

„There’s no Gi in the streets man, that Jiu Jitsu/Judo stuff wouldn’t work on me.“ How many times have you heard that sentence being uttered? You’ve probably defended the...

What’s The Real Difference Between Judo And Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Ground Game?

You might’ve started out training both BJJ and Judo at the same time… Thinking that if you combine the two arts, you will become an unstoppable grappler! But what you didn’t expect...

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Really Basically Just (Kosen) Judo?

Rivalry between Judo and BJJ practitioners is not unusual. Most of the times it’s good natured debates on which martial art is „better“ or more effective… And one of the most...

Russian & Belarusian Athletes Barred From 2022 World Judo Championships

Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from competing at the 2022 World Judo Championships, which is taking place next month in Uzbekistan. This decision has been made because of the two...

Was Bruce Lee Really a Judo Black Belt?

Bruce Lee’s name is unanimous with excellence in martial arts. His philosophy of utilizing everything that is useful and rejecting everything that isn’t – it’s a wonderful,...

Developing Transitions: The Secret of all the Best BJJ Competitors in the World

The transition between standing techniques and ground techniques are rarely taught in BJJ. This is a small window of opportunity that is often neglected in BJJ. Capitalising on this moment is a...

Gene LeBell, Combat Sports Pioneer, Passes Away At Age 89

Gene LeBell is a true combat sports pioneer and one of the most beloved figures in the world of martial arts, who is also widely credited for making grappling into such a popular combat sports...

Olympic Champion Judoka Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Murder of Childhood Friend

Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is the first Mongolian athlete to ever win an Olympic Gold medal for his country; he’s a champion judoka and a former president of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee....

International Judo Federation (IJF) Bans Peruvian Necktie-Type Chokes

The Peruvian Necktie is one of the most unexpected chokes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And it’s for that reason that BJJ athletes, as well as Judokas, love to go for it! For instance, back in 2013,...

Yoko Tomoe Nage – The Perfect Judo Throw For BJJ Practitioners

Hey… We get it. Judo throws have never been your “thing” when it comes to BJJ. You’ve never felt comfortable with using them when you roll. Plus, when you face someone whose grips send the:...

BJJ Black Belt vs. Judo Brown Belt: Here’s What You Can Learn

Standing up with Judokas is never easy for BJJ athletes – even for excellent black belts. Throwing people around is a Judoka’s specialty and you have to take that into account when you...

Watch: Female Judoka Stops Thief, Puts Him In Rear Naked Choke

If you train Judo, BJJ, or any other (grappling) martial art, then you know very well how looks can be deceiving. How someone, who looks seemingly harmless, can be more than capable of beating you...

International Judo Federation (IJF) Bans Use of Reverse Seoi Nage

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has recently posted a video to their YouTube channel; informing the public about the changes to the Judo’s ruleset. Among many potentially beneficial...

Olympic Silver Medalist Judoka Discusses Vladimir Putin’s Black Belt in Judo

One of the most recent guests on the popular Lex Fridman Podcast was Travis Stevens. As an Olympic silver medalist judoka and a BJJ black belt under John Danaher, Stevens had a lot to say about...

Travis Stevens Explains Fundamental Principles of Gripping

How good are your grips when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo? Probably not as good as they could be – and they could probably use some tips from an Olympic silver medalist Judoka! In a...

Travis Stevens: “I’d Never Give You An Opportunity To Tap”

Travis Stevens – a 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Judo and BJJ Black Belt under John Danaher (a feat he accomplished after just 18 months of training BJJ) – joined the Lex Fridman...

Uzbek Judoka Kamoliddin Rasulov (29) Dies After Being Stabbed in a Conflict

Image Credit: IJF Tragic news have reached BJJEE. Kamoliddin Rasulov, a Judoka from Uzbekistan, has tragically passed away after being stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife, during a conflict....

First Ever Televised MMA Match (1963): Judo Beats Boxing

Do you know when the first televised mixed martial arts match took place? It was in December 1963! More specifically, it was a fight between the “Judo” Gene Lebell and a boxer named Milo...

Every BJJ White Belt Has To Know These Takedowns & Throws

There are some techniques that you simply have to know how to do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And those aren’t limited just to Hip Escapes, Armbars, Rear Naked Chokes and similar – but...

Hips & Head Position: The Most Important Judo Lesson You Should Know

There’s scarcely any Jiu-Jitsu athlete who doesn’t want to get good at Judo throws. Everyone wants to be able to send other people flying through the air… But learning how to do so...

Overwrap Uki Waza: One Of The BEST Sacrifice Throws For Jiu-Jitsu

Takedowns and throws don’t come naturally to a lot of Jiujiteiros. To many, they are easier to learn in No Gi… But put them in a Gi scenario, and they’re unaware of what...

Use This Cross Grip Break Technique To Set Up Massive Throws

You don’t always have to be on the offense immediately in order to dominate your opponents. What’s more, actually, it’s often that you’ll find great opportunities to subdue...

You NEED To Know These 5 Split Hip Judo Throws

Hey, you. Yes, you! Know what time it is? No, not for ground work (again); but for leveling up your stand up game… More concretely, your Judo throws! Take on this opportunity and learn 5 split...

This Judo Throw Combination Is The BEST One For BJJ Practitioners

Judo throws are usually less favored than Wrestling throws in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, especially in No Gi. There are two reasons behind this. First of all, Judo is trained, well, in the Gi. And if...