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Episode 314: Francisco “Sinistro” Iturralde

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Francisco “Sinistro” joins the show to talk about his beginnings in Ecuador, his recent performance at the KO Finisher and having a winning mindset. He also talks about training with Cobrinha and the importance of keeping training fun! Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 313: Ishmael Bentley

Professor Ishmael Bentley joins the show to talk about his incredible outreach program, the International Jiu-Jitsu Education Fund. This program helps kids in struggling communities around the world get access to Jiu-Jitsu at no cost. Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 312: Adam “Big Red” Sachnoff

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“Big Red” of one of 10th Planet’s most active competitors. Coming off his recent team win at Quintet 2, Adam talks about competition mindset, flexibility for big guys and embracing your attributes. He also covers weight loss and self esteem through BJJ. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 311: Piet Wilhelm

Piet Wilhelm joins the show and speaks candidly about growing up in foster care, living on his own at 12 years old and eventually joining the military. He also talks about helping veterans through BJJ and his hilarious viral video fighting a bodybuilder! Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 310: Bret Perchaluk

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Bret Perchaluk is a BJJ Black Belt, Judo Black Belt and a former D1 Wrestler. He talks about the benefits of exploring various styles and his traditional martial arts background. He also gives great technical insight on sprawling and defensive Wrestling. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 309: Mark Turner

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Mark Turner is the first non-Brazilian to earn a black belt under Demian Maia. He talks about how he found Jiu-Jitsu, learning from Demian, rule sets in Jiu-Jitsu and building a curriculum. He also gives great technical insight on the Half Guard! Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 308: Seph Smith

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Seph Smith is the first black belt under Professor Ryan Hall and a respected competitor and instructor. He talks about how he found Jiu-Jitsu, BS in martial arts and being stuck at a rank for a long time. He also gives great insight on Reverse De La Riva! Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 307: Diego Herzog

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Diego “Nosferatu” Herzog joins the show to talk about BJJ for MMA, his match against Roger Gracie and his favorite thing about teaching. He also shares his thoughts on the Submission Only ruleset and gives a recap of the KO Finisher event in San Francisco. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 306: USA Combat Wrestling

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While in St Louis to commentate the 2018 USA Combat Wrestling Nationals, Ryan takes time to interview “Sambo” Steve Koepfer, Vlad Koulikov and the USCW Team USA winners! Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 305: Claudia Doval

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Claudia Doval joins the show to talk about her recent world title, turning 30, managing injuries, coping with burn-out and the Spider Guard! She also sounds off on bias in Jiu-Jitsu against women and gives advice for men and women alike! Click “read more” for show notes!

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