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Episode 397: Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros

Comprido joins the show to talk about growing up in Brazil in a neighborhood filled with legends, competition strategy and ref bias. He also talks about the infamous Alliance team split and he sounds off on steroid and marijuana usage in BJJ.  Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 396: Demian Maia returns

Demian Maia returns to the show to talk about his recent win over Ben Askren, managing fear and his plans for after fighting. He also goes deep on the details of his game, shares his thoughts on drilling and talks about parenting as a pro fighter. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! […]

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Episode 395: Nick “Chewy” Albin

Nick “Chewy” Albin joins the show to talk about the early days of his BJJ journey, self defense, the struggles he went through as a white belt and getting over the fear of losing. He also talks about staying motivated as an instructor and running a gym. Click “read more” for listening options and show […]

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Episode 394: Nathan Mendelsohn

Nathan Mendelsohn joins the show to talk about training in Brazil, learning Portuguese and structuring a kids class. He also talks about competition preparation and his new Hip Hop album Kimura Trap Vol 1 featuring the hit single “No G in a Gi”. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 393: Tomer Alroy

Tomer Alroy joins the show to talk about getting over his dislike of competing, the struggles Israeli competitors can face in the middle east, eliminating negative self-talk and processing a loss. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 392: Talita Alencar

Talita Alencar joins the show to talk about how domestic violence led her to BJJ, the importance of self defense knowledge for women, butterfly guard and the value of suffering as a beginner. She gives advice about rolling with heavier people. Click “read more” for show notes and listening options! [powerpress]

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Episode 391: Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida

Buchecha joins the show and delivers great advice about managing competition anxiety, processing losses and fighting while exhausted. He also discusses the evolution of his game and why he feels his knee injury was the best thing that happened to him. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 390: Eli Knight

Eli Knight joins the show to talk about Jiu-Jitsu for self defense. He covers realistic scenarios, self defense for women, knife defense, groin strikes and the benefits of sport Jiu-Jitsu in a self defense situation. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 389: Adam Wheeler returns!

Adam Wheeler returns to talk about dealing with setbacks, surviving a difficult youth, managing pressure and nerves, conditioning and the value of competition. He also discusses in detail his memory of his scariest day as a SWAT officer. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 388: Jon Thomas returns

Jon Thomas returns to talk about building instincts, creating a perfect black belt, structuring a curriculum, getting beat by lower belts and the importance of an open mind. He also sounds off on PED usage in BJJ and answers questions from the listeners! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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