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BjjBrick Podcast- BJJ, Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, martial arts, no-gi and good times!

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We will be bringing you a weekly podcast about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and having “good times” while we do it. We hope to flatten your Jiu-Jitsu learning curve, help you get the most out of your grappling ability, and meet your goals both on and off the mat. We have interviews with some of the top BJJ competitors, articles about BJJ, and some of our favorite quotes.

We will be bringing you a weekly podcast about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and having “good times” while we do it. We hope to flatten your Jiu-Jitsu learning curve, help you get the most out of your grappling ability, and meet your goals both on and off the mat. We have interviews with some of the top BJJ competitors, articles about BJJ, and some of our favorite quotes.
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We will be bringing you a weekly podcast about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and having “good times” while we do it. We hope to flatten your Jiu-Jitsu learning curve, help you get the most out of your grappling ability, and meet your goals both on and off the mat. We have interviews with some of the top BJJ competitors, articles about BJJ, and some of our favorite quotes.

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English


Episodes

Epi 275 Black Belt Gina Franssen

11/12/2018
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This week we have an interview with BJJ Black Belt Gina Franssen. You can find Gina running her own BJJ school X2 Fitness in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We talk about: Links: We Defy FoundationX2 FitnessGina on FBShoyorollGina's other interview with us Epi 183 Quote of the week: "You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or...

Duration:01:33:34

Epi 274 Black Belt Karen Antunes

11/5/2018
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This week we have an interview with BJJ black belt Karen Antunes. This interview covers a wide range of topics from competing at the black belt level to maintaining a busy off the mat life. We talk about: Links: HyperflyKaren on FacebookKaren on InstagramProdigy BJJ Quote of the week: "Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek." Mario...

Duration:01:14:38

Epi 273 Kimberly Kaye From Jiu-Jitsu Times

11/1/2018
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This episode we have an interview with Kimberly Kaye. Kimberly currently a blue belt and an author for Jiu-Jitsu Times. She also has a rare disease called CIPO. You will find her training at NOLA MMA in Louisiana. We talk about: Links: Kimberly on Jiu-Jitsu TimesKimberly on FacebookKimberly on Instagram Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program Tip of the episode: Have a good way to explain your "why" about BJJ Question of the episode: How can I get better sleep after an evening of...

Duration:01:50:41

Epi 272 Grow Your Local Jiu-Jitsu

10/29/2018
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all over the world for many reasons. We want to make sure the Jiu-Jitsu at your school and local community is growing to the best of its ability. This episode is aimed toward the students who can help grow BJJ. This is not an episode of business ideas for gym owners, although they should share this with their students, and glean ideas from it. We talk about: Links: Marune App Quote of the week: “Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."...

Duration:01:18:27

Epi 271 Black Belt Competitor and Coach Fabiana Borges

10/22/2018
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This week we have an interview with Fabiana Borges. You will find Fabiana sharing her 20 years of grappling experience at Gracie Barra San Antonio Texas. We talk about: Links: Gracie Barra San AntonioFabiana Borges on facebookFabiana Borges on instagram Quote of the week: “If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War Article of the week: Eight Health and Fitness Benefits of Jiu-Jitsu [caption id="attachment_4888"...

Duration:01:43:01

Epi 270 How BJJ and A Good Friend Saved Evan Robinson

10/15/2018
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This week we have an interview with Evan Robinson. Evan credits his friend Joe Vanbrackle and Jiu-Jitsu as playing a major role in turning his life around. You will find this interview to be extremely motivating, Evan's passion and energy are contagious. We talk about: Links: The Joe Vanbrackle Scholarship program36E FitnessEvan Robinson on Facebook Quote of the week: The Saga of Grettir the Strong: “A tale is but half told when only one person tells it.” Article of the week: 4...

Duration:01:24:13

Epi 269 Sports Nutrition with Katie Elliott

10/8/2018
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This week we have Katie Elliott. Katie is a registered dietitian with a specialty in sports nutrition. We cover a wide range of topics designed to help you perform better on the mat. We talk about: Links: Check out the Marune app here Quote of the week: “People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.” Oliver Goldsmith Article of the week: Never Underestimate the Value of The Comfort Zone [caption id="attachment_4888" align="alignright"...

Duration:01:52:58

Epi 268 BjjBrick Extra Jeff Westfall

10/4/2018
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This episode we have an interview with Jeff Westfall. We talk about: Links: The Martial Brain Podcast Episode 51 Building Your Grappling GameRPmartialarts.com Tip: Pulling workouts help develop muscles to add pressure to your game. Question: The question involves taking private lessons from different instructors [caption id="attachment_4888" align="alignright" width="225"] Find out how to support the BjjBrick Podcast here![/caption] Catch us next week for another episode of The...

Duration:01:50:33

Epi 267 Joel Bouhey Talks Falcon Guard and Reverse Triangle

10/1/2018
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This week we have an interview with Luis Heredia Black Belt Joel Bouhey. You will find Joel training and teaching his innovative style in Maui. We talk about: Links: The Falcon Guard by Joel Bouhey on Bjjfanatics Reverse triangle the world by Joel Bouhey on BjjfanaticsJoel Bouhey on InstaJoel Bouhey on YouTube Quote of the week: "Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can." Paul Tournier Article of the week: How to Measure Success in a Jiu-Jitsu...

Duration:01:34:00

Epi 266 Blue Belts :)

9/24/2018
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This week we talk about blue belts. Getting a blue belt is an important step in your jiu-jitsu life. You will not forget the day you got the blue belt. It is often the first major mile stone in BJJ. This episode we talk about the ups and downs plus share a few stories from being BJJ blue belts. Blue belt topics inculde: We defy information about a seminar in Wichita Kansas. Quote of the week: "Living in fear is not living; it is tantamount to being a prisoner of our own weaknesses,...

Duration:01:23:44

Epi 265 Alliance Founder Romero Jacare Cavalcanti

9/17/2018
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This week we have Romero Jacare Cavalcanti. Jacare is well known in the Jiu-Jitsu community for being the founder of the Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Team. Alliance is thought of as being the most successful BJJ team. He is also one of only six people to be promoted to black belt by Rolls Gracie. We talk about: Links: Alliance Team Quote of the week: "Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances." Thomas Jefferson Article...

Duration:01:12:17

Epi 264 Top MMA Grappling Coach Neil Melanson

9/10/2018
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This week we have an interview with Neil Melanson. Neal is one of the top MMA coaches in the world working with fighters such as Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort, and Randy Couture. He has made a recent move back to Las Vegas and has plans on opening a gym with Ricky Lundell. This interview is packed full of great advice for competitive grapplers, pro MMA athletes and everyday hobby martial artist. We talk about: Links: Neal's DVD's Neal Melanson on Facebookur past interview with Neal Quote...

Duration:01:53:11

Epi 263 BjjBrick Extra Tim Credeur

9/7/2018
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This episode we have Tim Credeur. Tim is an American Mixed Martial Artist, UFC veteran, and 3rd Degree Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. He also has the distinction of being the first BJJ Black Belt in Louisiana. We talk about: Links: Gladiators Academy Tim Credeur on Instagram Books Tim Recommens Principles by Ray Dalio The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom The Subtle Art Of Not Discipline Equals Freedom by Jocko Willink Giving a F--- Mark Manson Think...

Duration:01:36:27

Epi 262 Jay Hieron Talks MMA, Jiu-Jitsu and Stunt Work

9/3/2018
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This Week we have an interview with Jay Hieron. Jay is a former World Champion Welterweight Professional Mixed Martial Artist. Jay also stars alongside Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2 We talk about: Links: Jay Hieron on FacebookJay on InstagramJay on TwitterEqualizer 2 Quote of the week: "Reject any doctrine - religious, atheist, political, cultural, etc. - that is teaching you not to befriend the people you happen to meet". Article of the week: Dating And Training: How To Make...

Duration:01:31:04

Epi 261 BJJ White Belts :)

8/27/2018
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This week we are giving advice to white belts. It is a great conversation to help anyone enjoy the white belt journey. We talk about: Quote of the week: "Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to maintain balance, you must keep moving." Albert Einstein Article of the week: Never Miss an Opportunity to Learn [caption id="attachment_4888" align="alignright" width="225"] Find out how to support the BjjBrick Podcast here![/caption] Catch us next week for another episode of The...

Duration:01:23:26

Epi 260 The Rooster Weight Kimura Machine Marcelo Cohen

8/20/2018
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This week we have an interview with Bjj Black Belt Marcelo Cohen. We talk about: Links: Furia Marcelo Cohen Roosterweight Kimura System DVD Download the Roosterweight Kimura SystemMarcelo Cohen on Instagram Quote of the week: "Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it." Russell Baker "Ah, BJJ, what power you have to make us suffer and like it." BjjBrick Article of the week: NO, YOU DIDN’T START JIU JITSU TOO LATE [caption id="attachment_4888"...

Duration:01:36:08

Epi 259 Life on and off the mat with John Will

8/13/2018
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This week on the podcast we have listener favorite John Will. John shares his many years of experience and talks about many topics from class structure to embracing the difficulty of BJJ. We talk about: Links: How to start a movement videoJohn Will’s WebsiteJohn’s Rogue Black Belt BooksJohn’s Facebook PageEpi 107 with John Will Epi 127 another John Will interview! Epi 172 Six Amazing Black Belts Answer Questions About Blue Belts Quote of the week: "It never gets easier, you just get...

Duration:02:20:50

Epi 258 The Origins of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil With Robert Drysdale

8/6/2018
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This week we have an interview with Robert Drysdale. Not only is Robert one of the best grapplers in the world, he is also working on a documentary about the history of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This interview covers everything from the documentary to doing BJJ for the right reasons. We talk about: Training at Valor Martial Arts in Wichita Links: Closed Guard on FacebookClosed Guard on Instagram Quote of the week: "Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games." Babe Ruth Article of the...

Duration:01:42:33

Epi 257 Fernando Halfeld BjjBrick Extra

8/3/2018
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This episode of BJJ Brick Extra we have BTT Black belt Fernando Halfeld. Professor Halfeld is from Brazil and has been training jiu jitsu 17 years. While he has won multiple medals at IBJJF tournaments, his major victories have been 3rd place at Worlds, 1st place in the South American Championship, and 2nd and 3rd place at the Brazilian Nationals. Fernandos students are following in his footsteps. Most notably his student Ruben Gonzalez won the IBJJF worlds, master purple belt 2017. The...

Duration:01:20:19

Epi 256 Mistakes we have made in BJJ

7/30/2018
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We have all made mistakes on and off the mat. We share some of ours so you can possibly learn from our mistakes. We talk about: Quote of the week: Do not mistake activity as accomplishment" John Wooden Article of the week: Competing in mid-adulthood: How to train to win after age 35 [caption id="attachment_4888" align="alignright" width="225"] Find out how to support the BjjBrick Podcast here![/caption] Catch us next week for another episode of The BjjBrick Podcast The...

Duration:01:23:11