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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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Episode 160: Akebono Taro

Akebono

Legendary Sumo champion and the first non-Japanese to become a Yokozuna (Sumo Grand Champion). Akebono gives a full education on the history, culture and sport of Sumo. He also discusses his MMA debut against Royce Gracie and highlights from his long career. Click “Read More” for show notes! 

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Episode 159: Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell

The first American black belt under Grandmaster Relson Gracie, the first American certified to teach Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and the first American to teach Kettle Bell classes in the US.  Professor Maxwell is a true American BJJ pioneer and lends insight on fitness, self defense and longevity in Jiu-Jitsu. Click “Read More” for show notes!  

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Episode 158: Marcelo “Brutus” Silveira

Brutus Silveira

A 5th degree BJJ Black Belt under Carlson Gracie lineage, Professor “Brutus” Silveira joins the show to talk about old school Jiu-Jitsu, his opinions on modern BJJ and Jiu-Jitsu’s role as a vehicle to escape life’s problems. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 157: John Will

John Will

A member of “The Dirty Dozen” and the first Australian BJJ Black Belt, Professor John Will shares his interesting life story and gives insight on the history of Grappling, the Australian BJJ scene and his approach to teaching police and military. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 156: Din Thomas

UFC veteran and BJJ Black Belt Din Thomas joins the show to talk about his long MMA career, the never ending pursuit of perfect Jiu-Jitsu and his current role as a coach of some of modern MMA’s elite fighters at American Top Team! Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 155: Chuck Rylant

Chuck Rylant

Chuck Rylant is a BJJ purple belt and former police officer who now teaches Jiu-Jitsu to police officers throughout California. He began his training with the Gracies in the “Gracie Garage Days”. He is also an author and blogger. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 154: Korbett Miller

Kids BJJ Revolution

Professor Miller is a very successful academy owner who specializes in teaching youth Jiu-Jitsu. He gives insight on what makes an academy a success and the keys to teaching kids. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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Episode 153: Ricardo Liborio returns!

Ricardo Liborio

We are joined once again by our good friend Ricardo Liborio! We catch up with him and talk about his experience working with Team USA at the Olympics in Rio, His upcoming ADCC Superfight against Chael Sonnen and he makes an exclusive announcement about a new program he is unveiling! Click “Read More” for show […]

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Episode 152: Lionel Turner

Leao Optics

The man behind our longest running sponsor Leao Optics joins the program to talk about the business side of Jiu-Jitsu! This is a great episode for anyone who has aspirations to be a BJJ entrepreneur. We talk about how he got into BJJ, the formation of his brand and advice for entrepreneurs!  Click “Read More” […]

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