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Episode 402: Pete “The Greek” Letsos

Pete “The Greek” Letsos is an American trailblazer in Jiu-Jitsu. He talks about being one of the early Americans to move to Brazil to train, the importance of maintaining a student perspective, his time spent with Master Carlson Gracie and wristlocks! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! Android listening options – PodBean […]

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Episode 401: JT Torres

JT Torres joins the show to talk about pursuing martial arts as a kid, BJJ for smaller people, goal setting and mindset. He also talks about tournament preparation, building confidence and he gives lots of advice for future school owners! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!  [powerpress]

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Episode 400: Michelle Nicolini

Michelle Nicolini joins us for the 400th episode of the podcast! She talks about the development of her game, building persistence, strategy for smaller people and the importance of the basics. She also discusses her decision to become a pro MMA fighter! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 399: Nick Rahn

Nick Rahn is a BJJ blue belt and US military veteran who is using Jiu-Jitsu to help veterans combat PTSD and find a sense of purpose in civilian life. He shares his powerful story and pulls no punches while doing so in this candid interview. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 398: Nick Rodriguez returns!

Nick Rodriguez returns to recap his ADCC performance and to talk about visualization, controlled aggression and the importance of removing dead weight from your life. He also talks about blending wrestling with BJJ and working through injuries. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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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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