A BJJ Brown Belt and Catch Wrestling specialist, Travis Newaza is a very respected grappler who competes actively around the world. He talks about applying positional pressure, his favorite matches and his favorite aspects of teaching. Click “Read More” for show notes! 

SHOW NOTES

  • His origins
  • Martial arts as an alternate path in life for a lot of people
  • The CSW approach to Grappling
  • Erik Paulson as a coach
  • The benefits CSW has given him for competition
  • Why he keeps a humble mindset at all times
  • Why trying to always be “the best” can hold you back
  • Applying positional pressure
  • His favorite rule format for grappling
  • His desire to compete in an EBI event
  • Polaris 3
  • Competing against Professor Tom Deblass
  • His opinion of the trash talking in grappling
  • Rolling with Jeff Glover
  • Rolling with Sergio Hernandez
  • ADCC West Coast Trials
  • Note taking and tracking your grappling success
  • The formation of his schools
  • His favorite aspect of teaching
  • His ultimate goal in Grappling
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