Professor Shawn Williams is back! We talk about injuries, injury prevention, adding Judo and Wrestling to Jiu-Jitsu and Demain Maia’s title fight. Shawn also breaks down why many people quit Jiu-Jitsu. Click “read more” for show notes! 


  • Catching up
  • His recent pectoral tear
  • Preventing injuries as an active instructor
  • The importance of sleep
  • Adding Judo and Wrestling to Jiu-Jitsu
  • Foot sweeps
  • The value of exploring all styles of grappling
  • Trickle down culture from instructors
  • Constantly learning
  • Demian Maia’s title fight / Jiu-Jitsu vs strong Wrestling defense
  • Commentating Jiu-Jitsu events
  • ADCC 2017
  • Roger Gracie vs Buchecha
  • Perfecting Jiu-Jitsu
  • Why people quit
  • How to keep training fun