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Have a listen to The Fight Team Podcast while a multiple times World & Panamerican Masters Champion and other martial artists have a judgment-free discussion on the hidden aspects as well as the latest trends in the martial arts world today. A lot of MMA, Combatives, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and more!

Have a listen to The Fight Team Podcast while a multiple times World & Panamerican Masters Champion and other martial artists have a judgment-free discussion on the hidden aspects as well as the latest trends in the martial arts world today. A lot of MMA, Combatives, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and more!
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Have a listen to The Fight Team Podcast while a multiple times World & Panamerican Masters Champion and other martial artists have a judgment-free discussion on the hidden aspects as well as the latest trends in the martial arts world today. A lot of MMA, Combatives, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and more!

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EP 34 - Gaman BJJ & Grappling Invitational Rules

5/16/2019
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*-*-* EXCLUSIVE *-*-* We are bringing to you, first hand, this super cool new format for BJJ and Grappling Super Fights that Gaman BJJ will promote soon. Besides the regular Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments that Gaman has been organizing, we came up with this super amazing format: You have to take a listen or watch this episode to understand the idea. Also, we explained the reasons why we decided to create Gaman BJJ Championships. We believe that we will transform the Super Fights Events...

Duration:00:34:37

Ep 32 - Talking About Bullying

5/8/2019
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Season 4 Episode 2 is out! We started the year talking about Bullying. It is such a complex topic, and for what we know we need to get better not just talking about it, but helping our youth develop more empathy. In this episode, we reviewed some official numbers from researches and we added to the discussion, our experiences as parents and martial arts coaches. In this episode, Missy LoSchiavo, an educational psychologist joined us along with Professor Chris Smith from IMBCT Martial...

Duration:01:20:54

Ep 33 - Self-Defense & Combatives Mindset by Luigi Mondelli

5/6/2019
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Hey Everyone, Luigi Mondelli here... This is a different type of episode. For a while, I have been compiling my ideas gathered through many years of training with different coaches in martial arts and other related combatives training. I decided to make a personal episode since The Fight Team Podcast is my way to reach out to my students and friends. My goal was just to share my mindset and not try to lecture anyone. But pretty much that is the mindset applied to the classes I am starting...

Duration:01:32:41

Ep 31 - Talking About Bullying

3/8/2019
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Season 4 Episode 1 is out! We started the year talking about Bullying. It is such a complex topic, and for what we know we need to get better not just talking about it, but helping our youth develop more empathy. In this episode, we brought some official numbers from researches and we added to the discussion, our experiences as parents and martial arts coaches. Is there any co-relation with school shootings or not? How stress and predisposition to antisocial disorders can affect both...

Duration:01:30:00

Ep 30 - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Law Enforcement Training - Feat. Rob Magao

8/3/2018
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In this episode, we discussed how Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training can help Law Enforcement Officers in their job. Our special guest in this episode is the Black Belt and LEO, Robert Magao, founder of Bushido Jiu-Jitsu in Manchester, Connecticut. Rob is also an instructor in LOCKUP, a training method designed specifically for Law Enforcement Training. In our second segment, we briefly discussed how to manage a diversity of opinions and stances inside our own schools. In a world that has been...

Duration:00:55:33

Ep 29 - Do Fundamentals Work In High Level BJJ?

6/27/2018
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In this episode, we touched a couple of controversial topics. At the end of the day is up to each martial artist to come up with their own conclusions, but there are some things that are just basic common sense. Do fundamentals work in a high level/rank BJJ match? We heard some opinions where one said they don't. We think differently. Also, should black belts enforce their hierarchy outside their dojos, in their social interactions outside their schools? Send us your opinions. We are open...

Duration:00:49:36

Ep 28 - What is Good Coaching & Anthony Bourdain

6/13/2018
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Din Thomas, MMA coach, and UFC Veteran has recently written a good post with his opinion about the reason why some fighters decide to go cross train in other teams. In this episode, we talked about this topic emphasizing the coaches perspective. Also, we mention the passing of Anthony Bourdain and depression. Check this episode out and let us know your comments. LISTEN OR WATCH US: https://goo.gl/DKOZrmhttps://goo.gl/UqXQRWhttp://www.soundcloud.com/TheFightTeamPodcast Watch us on...

Duration:00:54:02

VLOG.1 - Dealing With Your Frustation in BJJ

6/7/2018
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This is the first episode of Luigi Mondelli's VLOGs (also available on Youtube), where he talks about dealing with your frustrations when training martial arts. A quick audio and video insight with his own opinion and experience while dealing with hardships training BJJ. Great segway for our future episodes. Stay tuned in our channel for more great content. LISTEN OR WATCH US: https://goo.gl/DKOZrmhttps://goo.gl/UqXQRWhttp://www.soundcloud.com/TheFightTeamPodcast Watch us on Youtube:...

Duration:00:09:16

Ep 27 - Behind The Scenes Of Competitions

1/15/2018
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We started out talking about reasonable preparation for tournaments and competition and quickly realized it all boils down to how you approach training. Join in on our conversation and let us know what you think of our take. LISTEN OR WATCH US: https://goo.gl/DKOZrmhttps://goo.gl/UqXQRWhttp://www.soundcloud.com/TheFightTeamPodcast Watch us on Youtube: Click here to browse our Channel with all episodes FOLLOW US: Please don't forget to like us:...

Duration:01:00:06

Ep 26 - Featuring The Legend Renato Laranja

12/19/2017
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This is the episode you were waiting for! We had the multiple times World Champion and Legend, Renato Laranja. He talked about his next movie, Heturn of the Death Knuckle 3, an independent movie that needs your support to take off. Renato also gave a pretty good advice for new competitors. Very interesting approach about how to handle the pressure, anxiety, or nervousness before a competition. Go to indiegogo.com to back the 3rd film in the Death Knuckle franchise - Enter the Death...

Duration:00:35:26

Ep 25 - Managing BJJ and Martial Arts Schools with MyDojo.Cloud

12/4/2017
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Managing a martial arts school is no easy task. There are so many tasks and procedures, including curriculum, marketing, billing, and the everyday management chores. In this quick interview, we talked to Kelly Corder, a very accomplished martial artist, who is a master in Kajukenbo and black belt professor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Kelly runs two schools in Arizona, and he has used all his expertise in software development to create a super simple and practical tool for school owners....

Duration:00:31:30

Ep 24 - Traditions and routines in BJJ and FightMatch ' Co-Founder Kevin Garcia

12/1/2017
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Traditions and routines. In this episode, we discussed how in most part, martial arts schools should be a neutral place for everyone. The mats should be a neutral zone, no religions, no political views, a place for everyone, regardless of race, gender, etc, where everyone shares the same enthusiasm and passion for various martial arts. We also listed some of our own routines pre and after classes. What we eat before class, how we wash our Gis and get our uniforms ready to roll, etc. In...

Duration:01:06:19

Ep 23 - Making a Champion. Part II Featuring Ricardo Liborio, Parrumpinha, and Steve Montgomery

9/25/2017
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"Making a Champion" A quest to find the answers to some personal questions leads The Fight Team Podcast's Luigi Mondelli to Florida where he gets some insights into being a champion, and how to make one. In Part 1 he spoke with UFC Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and UFC and MMA Veteran fighter and American Top Team coach Mike Brown. During this trip Luigi had a chance to interview also other fighters and coaches gathering different opinions from the perspective of both ends. In...

Duration:01:40:29

Ep 22 - Making a Champion. Featuring Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Mike Brown

5/29/2017
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"Making a Champion" A quest to find the answers to some personal questions leads The Fight Team Podcast's Luigi Mondelli to Florida where he gets some insights into being a champion, and how to make one. In Part 1 he speaks with UFC Strawweigh t Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and UFC and MMA Veteran fighter and American Top Team coach Mike Brown. During this trip Luigi had a chance to interview also other fighters and coaches gathering different opinions from the perspective of both...

Duration:01:03:55

Ep 21 - Unique Perspectives Feat. Alex Ecklin

4/24/2017
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We are taking a different look at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training model this time around. We put out a pool to see what BJJ practitioners have to say is their motivation for training, and we release a great discussion by an up-and-coming athlete turned coach in Alex Ecklin as he discusses his unique approach to running his own gym. We hope to be as of some help for school owners and professors when we analyze the data we collected through our pool, and also, through Professor Ecklin'...

Duration:01:33:58

Ep 20 - BJJ and Iron Mantis with Jeff Hughes

12/12/2016
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Join us on our conversation with Jeff Hughes from Austin, TX, a very accomplished Martial Artist, Master in Seven Star Praying Mantis Gung Fu, Black Belt in Hawaiian Kempo under John Hackleman, and BJJ Brown Belt under Luigi Mondelli. Mr. Hughes talked to us about his newest Martial Arts Method called Iron Mantis, a modern style that has its roots in the Traditional Seven Star Mantis combining the striking, takedowns and throws, and groundwork that he has trained and learned over his 40...

Duration:01:24:58

Ep 19 - BJJ World Champion Gezary Matuda

12/1/2016
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Join us on our conversation with the fantastic Gezary Matuda. The 6x World Champion sits down for a conversation with The Fight Team Podcast guys to have a very enlightening and candid chat about what it's like to be a woman in a male dominated sport, what it is like to overcome the doubts of an early coach, and rise to be one - if not THE most recognizable and success women in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. All signs point to her being a future Hall of Famer. Don't forget you can find us on...

Duration:01:35:52

Ep 18 - Black Belts For Butterflies - Autism Awareness

11/10/2016
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In this Episode we were joined by Richard McKeegan, founder of Black Belts for Butterflies. Blackbelts for Butterflies is devoted to promoting awareness and acceptance for autism through education and positive impact, to create change by supporting grass roots autism programs across the nation. We heard what motivated him to start this amazing project, and his journey meeting so many great black belts that also embraced the cause. You will get inspire listening or watching this podcast....

Duration:01:05:45

EP 17 - Nutrition Q&A with Perfecting Athletes - Talk about UFC Women Division

10/16/2016
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In this episode, we were joined by Michelle Ingels and Paulina Indara from Perfecting Athletes. We have received some questions from our listeners regarding nutrition, diets, etc. In this quick Q&A we learned more about the issues with the "flavor of the month" diets, what is gluten, etc. Real valuable information for everyone! They also are the nutrition and support team for so many fighters and athletes including the two current UFC female champions. We took the opportunity to have a...

Duration:01:08:07

Ep 16. - Old School vs BJJ 2.0 and Facebook Live Q&A

9/23/2016
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Join us in our conversation about BJJ Old School, or how many people now refer as the Fundamentals Game, and the new school. We have been at the IBJJF Worlds Masters and we formulated some opinions and analysis on how the more experienced black belts have been competing. In this episode, we were also Live on Facebook through our page. We got some comments and questions that helped enrich our content with some really valid points. This was our largest podcast as in the number of...

Duration:02:28:16