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Episode 416: Renzo Gracie returns!

Renzo returns to the show to talk about the business of Jiu-Jitsu, staying motivated, advice for people who think they suck, and the importance of setting boundaries. He also talks about the Wallid Ismail beef and getting shot at 16 years old. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 415: Kurt Osiander returns!

Kurt makes his long awaited return! He talks about Covid in San Fransisco, toilet paper alternatives, prepping for doomsday, the Navy’s de-classified UFO footage, lizard porn, murder hornets, bug fights and 80’s hair metal. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 414: Matheus Diniz

Matheus Diniz joins the show to talk about growing up in a very small town in Brazil, the funny story behind how he started training, moving to NY to train under Marcelo Garcia and lessons he’s learned from competition. He also gives tips on guard passing. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! […]

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Episode 413: Felipe Costa returns!

Felipe Costa returns to talk about running his own academy, winning the Abu Dhabi Pro, putting kids into BJJ and advice about the mount position. He also goes in on PED usage in the sport and drops a major announcement about his career! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 412: Marcelo Garcia returns!

Marcelo returns to the podcast to talk about quarantine life, facing fear, building a game, imposing your game and killing ego. He also shares very personal experiences of suffering from bullying as a kid and the huge obstacle of overcoming shyness. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 411: Keith Krikorian

Keith Krikorian joins the show to talk about blending Wrestling with Jiu-Jitsu, the 10th Planet style, how leg locks have changed the game and overtime skills. We also talk about Adam West’s Batman, Animorphs, his fear of bubbles and superheroes he hates. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 410: Lael Rodrigues

Lael Rodrigues is a highly active competitor and a dedicated teacher at the Novos Sonhos Social Project in Sao Paulo’s most distressed area, Cracolandia. Lael and his project are the focus of Grappling Central’s first short film “The Saint of Crackland”. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 409: Scott Shetler returns

Scott Shetler returns to talk about home training for the quarantine, training without equipment, targeting your weaknesses, Ryan’s new taco addiction and fighting depression with diet and exercise. He also talks about his new path in Jiu-Jitsu! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 408: Roy Dean

Roy Dean joins the show to talk about tactics, being a good training partner, mysticism in martial arts and connecting techniques. He also explains why he decided to step away from being an academy owner and focus on online teaching and seminars instead. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 407: Robert Drysdale returns!

Robert Drysdale makes his 3rd appearance on the show! He talks about the importance of human contact, the struggles of running a gym, confidence waves during the BJJ journey and chronic blaming. He also updates us on his upcoming documentary Closed Guard! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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