Roger Gracie returns to talk about the Buchecha match, retirement, competition strategy and mindset, athleticism in Jiu-Jitsu and why he doesn’t believe in complex drilling. We also debut a new game on the podcast! Click “read more” for show notes!


  • Retirement
  • His instructionals
  • The challenges of teaching online
  • The Buchecha match
  • Competition strategy
  • Mentally logging data in a match
  • Visualization / Law of Attraction
  • Staying calm under pressure / Controlling your emotions
  • The benefit of having a rival in competition
  • Staying satisfied while not competing
  • The difference between a fighter and a martial artist
  • -The Pummel-
  • Athleticism in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Conditioning for non-competitors
  • The secret to improve your Jiu-Jitsu
  • How older or less athletic practitioners can neutralize younger, more athletic opponents/partners
  • Why he doesn’t believe in complex drilling
  • Gi for No-Gi and MMA
  • Future goals