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Episode 455: Michael Zenga

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Michael Zenga joins the show to talk about switching from boxing to Judo and BJJ, starting BJJ Fanatics and the growth of the company. He also gives advice for heavyweights and he provides deep, technical insight on how to make the perfect pizza! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 454: Josh McKinney

Josh McKinney joins the show to talk about competition mentality, the white belt struggle, running an efficient school and overcoming plateaus. He also trades funny podcasting stories with Ryan about his own show “The I Suck as Jiu-Jitsu Podcast”. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 453: Vinny Magalhaes

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Vinny Magalhaes joins the show to talk about technical imbalances, developing a dangerous guard, coaching styles, how MMA impacted his Jiu-Jitsu and how he became a highly respected MMA coach. He also talks about Taco Bell, reptiles and a fear of heights. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 452: Xande Ribeiro returns!

Xande returns to discuss his new affiliation, when new students should begin rolling, academy ownership and restricting techniques by rank. He also gives deep technical insight to his Diamond Concept and how it applies to various positions on the mat! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 451: Rayron Gracie

Rayron Gracie joins the show to talk about the unique experience of growing up in the Gracie family, his acquired taste for Jiu-Jitsu and the importance of persistence. He also speaks candidly about his father Ryan Gracie and the upcoming film about him. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 450: Chris Brennan

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Chris Brennan joins the show to tell his powerful story of overcoming addiction and street life to become an American pioneer in MMA. He talks about the very early days of MMA in the US and fighting in Brazil and Japan. He also gives insight on the Kimura. Click “read more” for listening options and […]

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Episode 449: Kody Steele

Kody Steele joins the show to talk about transitioning from Wrestling to BJJ, developing a take down game and diet and conditioning. He also talks about overcoming shyness, his future ambitions in MMA and he also reveals his abilities as a cat whisperer! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 448: Andre Terencio returns!

Andre Terencio returns to talk about school ownership, building a strong curriculum, his BJJ for law enforcement program, heel hooks in the IBJJF and social projects in Brazil. He also gives advice for anyone struggling with weight management. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 447: Shawn Williams returns!

Shawn joins the show for the 3rd time to talk about moving from LA, opening a new academy on the east coast, maintaining skills, patience while rolling and running an apparel brand. He also gives technical insight to the Williams guard and leg pummeling! [powerpress]

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Episode 446: Kody Hamrah

Coach Kody is the dedicated wrestling coach of Demian Maia and Shogun Rua. A lifelong wrestler and former NCAA D1 team captain, Kody shares his thoughts on Wrestling for BJJ, mindset and the value of failures. He also talks about his time spent in Brazil! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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