Park & Roll is a popular event that is held every Sunday in Atlanta’s Grant Park. It is an outdoor open mat gathering where all affiliations are welcome! Ryan sits with founders Tina and Kamran to talk about how the event was started. Click “Read More” for show notes! 


  • Their origins
  • The work that goes into putting on their events
  • Offering an open, politics free zone for training
  • Frank Mir’s open minded approach to Jiu-Jitsu
  • The excitement of a successful event
  • The reaction from the non-BJJ community to their events at the park
  • The end goal for Park & Roll
  • Setting up the first event
  • Dealing with weather while running outdoor events
  • Their favorite moments  of running Park & Roll events
  • Exhibition Super Fights / Seminars
  • Future plans