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Episode 338: Marcos Flores

Marcos Flores

Marcos Flores is the director of USA tournaments for Grappling Industries and a highly experienced referee. He talks about starting BJJ in his 30s, longevity on the mats, reffing over 10,000 matches and the intricacies or reffing. Click “read more” for show notes!   SHOW NOTES: Origins Starting BJJ after 30 Using a slow game […]

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Episode 337: Harry Smith

Harry Smith

Harry Smith is a Catch Wrestler, BJJ enthusiast and former WWE superstar. He is also the son of WWE legend British Bulldog. He talks about the value of fundamentals, training in Japan, how Catch and BJJ complement each other and bouncing back from losses. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 336: Drew Weatherhead

Beacuse_Jitsu, BecauseJitsu, Because Jitsu, Drew Weatherhead

Drew Weatherhead is the mind behind the hit Instagram meme profile “Because_Jitsu”. He talks about how he found BJJ, the growth of the BJJ scene in Canada, how he started making memes and Jiu-Jitsu “in the streets”. Click “read more” for show notes!   SHOW NOTES: Origins How he found Jiu-Jitsu The growth of BJJ […]

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Episode 335: Dhiego Lima

Dhiego Lima

Dhiego Lima talks about leaving football to pursue MMA, managing nerves before a fight, training BJJ with strikes, why he trains in the gi and fighting through adversity. He also expresses interest in pursuing competitive grappling after his MMA career! Click “read more” for show notes! 

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Episode 334 – Kurt Osiander Halloween Special 2018

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Kurt is back for the 2018 Halloween Special! Kurt talks about his upcoming Australian tour, strategies for fighting various wild animals, UFOs, corn mazes, Unsolved Mysteries, serial killers and his thoughts on UFC 229.  Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 333: Rob from McDojo Life

McDojo Life

Rob from McDojo Life joins the show to talk about cults, frauds, chi blasts and angry online ninjas! He also talk about why he enjoys teaching and how martial arts prevents bullying. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 332: Junior Assuncao

Junior Assuncao

Junior Assuncao is a seasoned MMA fighter and long time practitioner of Jiu-Jitsu. He talks about the early BJJ scene, new school vs old school mentality, bullying and the current state of BJJ in Brazil. He also reflects on a match against Marcelo Garcia. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 331: Rondel Benjamin

Rondel Benjamin

Rondel Benjamin introduced Jiu-Jitsu to Trinidad & Tobago in 2000 and has helped build the community there for the last 18 years. He talks about strategy and concepts in BJJ, invisible Jiu-Jitsu, breathing and the importance of drilling grip fighting. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 330: Rob Austin

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Rob Austin of the Big Jiu-Jitsu Podcast joins the show to talk about his journey in Jiu-Jitsu, the life lessons he’s learned along the way and making time for training despite a hectic schedule. Click “read more” for show notes!

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Episode 329: Brandon Ruiz

Brandon Ruiz

Brandon Ruiz is a decorated grappling champion and coach. He discusses work ethic, avoiding burnout, competition strategy and mental preperation. He also talks about finding yourself through grappling and practicing empathy. Click “Read More” for show notes!

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