Fresh off EBI 14, Craig Jones joins the show to talk about his performance, the evolution of his game, flexibility, leg locks and avoiding complacency. He also talks about his upcoming superfight rematch against Murilo Santana at Kasai Pro. Click “read more” for show notes!


  • EBI 14
  • His upcoming rematch against Murilo Santana
  • His athletic background
  • How MMA led him to Jiu-Jitsu
  • Flexibility in Jiu-Jitsu
  • His early game
  • His instructor Lockland Giles
  • Kitt Dale
  • Challenging aspects of teaching
  • His rise in popularity post-ADCC
  • Academy ownership
  • Starting competition
  • Traveling outside Australia to compete
  • Finding the good in tough experiences
  • Avoiding complacency in your journey
  • His psychology degree
  • The evolution of his game over time
  • Finding your own game
  • Taking your learning into you own hands
  • Learning on Youtube: The double-edged sword
  • Leg locks
  • The rule format he prefers the most
  • Warm ups
  • The Pummel
  • ADCC 2017
  • Overcoming feeling star-struck at the elite levels of grappling
  • Z Guard