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Episode 019: Dean Lister

In this episode, we’re joined by Dean Lister, one of the most respected and decorated grapplers in the world. He’s an ADCC Open Weight, Superfight and -99kg Champion, National Jiu-Jitsu and Sambo champion, UFC and Pride veteran and King of the Cage middleweight champion. Dean weighs in on training methods, diet and trusting your instincts.

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Episode 018: Royler Gracie

Master Royler Gracie is a 7th degree coral belt , 5th son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, 4x World Jiu-Jitsu champion, 2x Pan Ams champion, 3x ADCC champion. He is one of the most accomplished competitors of all time. He talks about the importance of self-defense, competition and tells stories of his father.

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Episode 017: Leo Vieira

Andre Galvao and others credit Leo Vieira for helping them improve their BJJ as black belts. In this episode, Professor Vieira offers ideas for improving tournament rules, and discusses the formation of Team Brasa and his own team, Checkmat.

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Episode 016: Ruben Alvarez

Ruben Alvarez is a black belt under “Cyborg” Abreu and a BJJ instructor at Black House Gym in Miami, FL. He talks about the dedication and sacrifice it takes to become a black belt and offers his opinions on current events in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  

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Episode 015: Ricardo Liborio

  Ricardo Liborio is a World Jiu-Jitsu champion, 3x national Brazilian champion, and co-founder/ head instructor of American Top Team. He received his black belt in BJJ under the legendary Carlson Gracie and trains many of today’s top MMA stars!

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Episode 014: Rafael Lovato Jr.

  We are joined by Rafael Lovato Jr., one of the most exciting competitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu today! He was the first American to win the Brazilian national championship and the 2nd American world champion. Rafael lends us his insight on creating a game plan and shares his opinion on the current state of BJJ.

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Episode 013: Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti

  We are joined in this episode by 7th degree coral belt Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. Founder of Team Alliance, legendary coach and the last man of only 6 in history to receive a black belt from Master Rolls Gracie.

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Episode 012: Dr. Chris Moriarty

In this episode we are joined by black belt Dr. Chris Moriarty. A Jiu-Jitsu champion and doctor, Chris shares his insight on training, health, injury prevention and diet.

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Episode 011: Matt Serra

  A fun and insightful interview with one of the top UFC welterweights of his generation! Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra, the first American to receive a black belt under Renzo Gracie, joins us on today’s episode. Matt achieved tremendous career success at the very highest levels of both MMA and grappling.

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Episode 010: Bernardo Faria

  We are joined by five-time time world Jiu-Jitsu champion Bernardo Faria who is fresh off his 5th world championship in May of 2015. Bernardo is known for his highly effective half guard and gives us some insight on his life as a teacher and a champion.

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