Paul Schreiner joins the show to talk about evolutions he’s seen in BJJ over time, meditation, the underlying physics of Jiu-Jitsu and the Half Guard. He also talks about adjusting to NYC, getting robbed in Brazil and corporate fight clubs. Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • His origins
  • How he found Jiu-Jitsu
  • The crossover between BJJ and Surfing
  • His passion for fishing
  • His brief background in Wrestling
  • Evolutions he’s seen in Jiu-Jitsu over time
  • Is self defense fading in most schools?
  • Meeting Marcelo Garcia
  • Adjusting to NYC
  • Teaching and impacting students
  • Meditation
  • The underlying physics of Jiu-Jitsu
  • The degrees of technical refinement that exist in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Fundamental truths in Jiu-Jitsu that are sometimes forgotten over time
  • Building anticipation
  • The importance of having training partners that are at a lower skill level than yours
  • Teaching in a way that everyone can learn
  • Teaching at Apple headquarters
  • Corporate fight clubs
  • Getting robbed in Brazil
  • 1/2 Guard DVD
  • The pillars of Half Guard
  • Advice for white belts