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Episode 222: Dave Camarillo

Dave Camarillo

Dave Camarillo is a highly respected instructor and coached several elite MMA fighters in the UFC. He talks about transitioning from Judo to BJJ, realistic self defense, commonly neglected areas of training and learning from setbacks. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 221: Marcel Goncalves

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Marcel Goncalves is the first student of Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu and is a decorated competitor. He tells his powerful life story and how Jiu-Jitsu helped him endure very hard times. He also talks about embracing challenges and the value of positive mindset. Click “read more” for show notes 

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Episode 220: Shawn Williams

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Professor Shawn Williams is back! We talk about injuries, injury prevention, adding Judo and Wrestling to Jiu-Jitsu and Demain Maia’s title fight. Shawn also breaks down why many people quit Jiu-Jitsu. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 219: Brandon Mccaghren

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B-Mac is back! We discuss podcasting, EBI, the balance between athleticism and technique in Jiu-Jitsu, the role physical attributes play in your game, and managing the ego. Click “Read More” for show notes! 

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Episode 218: Gianni Grippo

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Gianni Grippo joins the show to talk about balancing gi and no-gi training, appreciating your rivals and making a living through Jiu-Jitsu. He also discusses etiquette when making the decision to switch teams. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 217: Tom Deblass returns

Tom Deblass

Tom Deblass is back! He talks about his recent Fight to Win match, ADCC 2017, conditioning, the Dillon Dannis beef, obsessive mindset and using skills responsibly. He also talks about how he processes a loss and takes lessons from every match. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 216: Kevin Phillips

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Kevin Phillips is a BJJ purple belt, a comedian and co-host of The Verbal Tap Podcast. He talks about dealing with injuries, call-outs in Jiu-Jitsu, exploratory rash guards and spats, podcasting and BJJ in the digital age. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 215: Vinicus “Draculino” Magalhaes returns!

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Professor Draculino returns to the show after nearly 2 years to talk about past and current trends in Jiu-Jitsu, his prediction for future trends, learning to teach, structuring a comprehensive curriculum and the importance of having good ethics. Click “read more” for show notes!

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BJJ Black Belt Dr. Chris Moriarty returns to the show to talk about his recent competitions, dealing with leg lockers, call-outs in Jiu-Jitsu and his new medical study geared towards Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 214: Shane Rice

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Professor Shane Rice is the only Canadian Black Belt under Grandmaster Rickson Gracie. He talks about his incredible luck finding Rickson, the old days of Rickson’s academy in LA and his MMA career. He also weighs in on the great sport/self defense debate. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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