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Episode 170: Tarsis Humphreys returns!

Tarsis Humphreys, Five Grappling, Leandro Lo,

Tarsis Humphreys is back!  Just coming off of a great performances at Five Grappling Super League, we catch up since our last interview with him over a year ago. We talk conditioning, Yoga,  his new affiliation and the Lasso Guard! Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 169: Perspectives from The Journey

In this special episode, Ryan sits with 5 different guests, each from different ranks in Jiu-Jitsu.  This episode is intended to provide a bird’s eye view of each level in Jiu-Jitsu, given by guests who are not world renown practitioners. They are regular members of the community who each have unique backgrounds and walks of […]

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Episode 168: The Kakuto Challenge crew!

Kakuto Challenge

Byron Lovvorn and Professor Juan Guevara own and operate The Kakuto Challenge tournament. The biggest sub-only tournament in the southeast United States. They talk about their vision, backgrounds and why submission only is a great option for competitors! Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 167: Kurt Osiander

Kurt Osiander

In his 6th appearance on the show, Kurt doesn’t disappoint as the interview goes right off the rails in typical fashion when he drops in! We talk about his recent No-Gi World Championship, Half Guard, and of course, weapons, tattoos and heavy metal! Click “Read More” for Show Notes! 

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Episode 166: Cole Miller returns!

Cole Miller

UFC veteran and submission specialist Cole “Magrinho” Miller updates us on his current status with the UFC, the grand opening of his new academy and his thoughts on Jiu-Jitsu in general. He also makes an exclusive announcement about his future in grappling! Click “Read More” for show notes! 

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Episode 165: Mike Velez returns!

Mike Velez

Professor Mike Velez is back to give us an update on the busy world of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine! We talk about his recent promotion to Black Belt, self discovery through BJJ and his exciting new app that innovates the way you view the magazine!  Click “Read More” for show notes! 

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Episode 164: Randy Couture

Randy Couture

One of MMA’s best Grapplers ever and a  living legend of the sport, Randy joins the show to talk about his career, mindset and the current state of MMA! Click “Read More” for show notes! 

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Episode 163: Neil Melanson

Neil Melanson

One of the top Grappling coaches in the world,  Neil has been the head Grappling instructor for several of the biggest fight gyms in the US and has helped develop the ground skills of many of MMA ‘s elite fighters. In our discussion, we talk about tactics, techniques and Grappling as a universal system!  Click […]

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Episode 162: Rolls Gracie Tribute

Rolls Gracie

This episode is a tribute to the memory of Master Rolls Gracie, the family champion from the 70’s to the early 80’s.  Multiple guests give insight to how Rolls was as a person, a competitor and a teacher. We also learn the impact he had not only on Jiu-Jitsu, but on all of grappling.  Featuring […]

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Episode 161: Steve Mocco

Steve Mocco

Steve Mocco was one of the most dominant high school wrestlers in recent history as well as an NCAA champion and US Olympian. He wrestled for the top 2 college wrestling teams in the country. He talks about his career and wrestling for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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