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In-depth interviews with the biggest names in BJJ! Take your Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level by learning from the best!

In-depth interviews with the biggest names in BJJ! Take your Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level by learning from the best!

Location:

United States

Description:

In-depth interviews with the biggest names in BJJ! Take your Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level by learning from the best!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 464: The Next Chapter

4/29/2021
A special announcement [powerpress]

Duration:00:09:46

Episode 463: Andrew Wiltse

4/24/2021
Andrew Wiltse joins the show to talk about his “explosive” childhood, why he’s very selective of techniques he uses, his thoughts on ego and why you don’t need to be on a big team to succeed. He also candidly shares his thought process on improving skills. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! […]

Duration:01:52:10

Episode 462: Brandon Mccaghren returns!

4/13/2021
B-mac is back! Topics include getting through Covid restrictions, Combat Jiu-Jitsu, keeping the journey in perspective, working with injuries and coming back after a break. He also talks about his exciting new PGF event and the art side of martial arts. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean […]

Duration:01:36:39

Episode 461: Kent Peters returns!

4/9/2021
Kent Peters returns to talk about zombie apocalypse scenarios, horseback riding disasters, leg locking bigger people, his hatred for quarantine cooking videos and how Covid ruined Disneyland. He also talks about the IBJJF allowing heel hooks and more! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – Stitcher Radio […]

Duration:01:25:23

Episode 460: Matt Heafy

4/1/2021
The frontman and guitarist of the metal band Trivium, BJJ brown belt Matt Heafy sits down to discuss how he’s overcome being a “slow learner”, making progress while balancing work and the value of failures. He also shares his love for leg locks! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options […]

Duration:01:03:19

Episode 459: Kurt Osiander

3/24/2021
Kurt is back and in typical fashion, the normal order of the show goes right off the rails… Topics discussed include gross things that dogs do, Mars rovers, intergalactic viruses, aliens, post-apocalyptic lifestyles and classic PC and arcade games. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – Stitcher […]

Duration:01:51:47

Episode 458: Billy Graziadei

3/19/2021
Lead vocalist and guitarist of Biohazard, Billy talks about the impact BJJ has had on him, finding the art pre-UFC and his thoughts on effective teaching. He also shares some entertaining self defense stories and being attacked by Harley Flanagan’s dog! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean […]

Duration:02:24:58

Episode 457: Ariel Sexton

3/11/2021
Ariel “Tarzan” Sexton joins the show to talk about the BJJ scene in Costa Rica, his MMA career, sports psychology, meditation and the reverse triangle. He also talks about street fights in Canada, laxative pranks, Australian accents and bad vegetables. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – […]

Duration:01:45:49

Episode 456: Brad Souders

3/5/2021
Brad Souders joins the show to talk about starting BJJ in a town of less than 2k people in the 90’s, pursuing Judo and BJJ simultaneously, overcoming competition nerves, and how to be a good training partner. He also talks a bout his passion for teaching! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! […]

Duration:01:47:08

Episode 455: Michael Zenga

2/25/2021
Michael Zenga joins the show to talk about switching from boxing to Judo and BJJ, starting BJJ Fanatics and the growth of the company. He also gives advice for heavyweights and he provides deep, technical insight on how to make the perfect pizza! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options […]

Duration:01:53:39

Episode 454: Josh McKinney

2/18/2021
Josh McKinney joins the show to talk about competition mentality, the white belt struggle, running an efficient school and overcoming plateaus. He also trades funny podcasting stories with Ryan about his own show “The I Suck as Jiu-Jitsu Podcast”. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – Stitcher […]

Duration:02:08:24

Episode 453: Vinny Magalhaes

2/11/2021
Vinny Magalhaes joins the show to talk about technical imbalances, developing a dangerous guard, coaching styles, how MMA impacted his Jiu-Jitsu and how he became a highly respected MMA coach. He also talks about Taco Bell, reptiles and a fear of heights. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – […]

Duration:02:43:21

Episode 452: Xande Ribeiro returns!

2/3/2021
Xande returns to discuss his new affiliation, when new students should begin rolling, academy ownership and restricting techniques by rank. He also gives deep technical insight to his Diamond Concept and how it applies to various positions on the mat! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – […]

Duration:01:43:02

Episode 451: Rayron Gracie

1/27/2021
Rayron Gracie joins the show to talk about the unique experience of growing up in the Gracie family, his acquired taste for Jiu-Jitsu and the importance of persistence. He also speaks candidly about his father Ryan Gracie and the upcoming film about him. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options […]

Duration:01:36:27

Episode 450: Chris Brennan

1/22/2021
Chris Brennan joins the show to tell his powerful story of overcoming addiction and street life to become an American pioneer in MMA. He talks about the very early days of MMA in the US and fighting in Brazil and Japan. He also gives insight on the Kimura. Click “read more” for listening options and […]

Duration:02:15:02

Episode 449: Kody Steele

1/14/2021
Kody Steele joins the show to talk about transitioning from Wrestling to BJJ, developing a take down game and diet and conditioning. He also talks about overcoming shyness, his future ambitions in MMA and he also reveals his abilities as a cat whisperer! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options […]

Duration:01:40:31

Episode 448: Andre Terencio returns!

1/6/2021
Andre Terencio returns to talk about school ownership, building a strong curriculum, his BJJ for law enforcement program, heel hooks in the IBJJF and social projects in Brazil. He also gives advice for anyone struggling with weight management. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean – Stitcher Radio […]

Duration:01:56:40

Episode 447: Shawn Williams returns!

12/31/2020
Shawn joins the show for the 3rd time to talk about moving from LA, opening a new academy on the east coast, maintaining skills, patience while rolling and running an apparel brand. He also gives technical insight to the Williams guard and leg pummeling! Android listening options – PodBean – Stitcher Radio Listen on iPhone […]

Duration:02:22:53

Episode 446: Kody Hamrah

12/23/2020
Coach Kody is the dedicated wrestling coach of Demian Maia and Shogun Rua. A lifelong wrestler and former NCAA D1 team captain, Kody shares his thoughts on Wrestling for BJJ, mindset and the value of failures. He also talks about his time spent in Brazil! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android […]

Duration:02:40:40

Episode 445: Richard Bresler

12/16/2020
The first American to train BJJ, Richard Bresler joins the show to talk about finding the art in the 70’s and how it helped him overcome addiction. He also talks about the Gracie Garage, challenge matches, self defense and the birth of the UFC. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening […]

Duration:02:28:31