Tyler Driskell is a teammate, instructor and good friend of Ryan’s who has a unique story and interesting perspective of BJJ. He talks about why he competes, leg locks, progression in Jiu-Jitsu, Gi vs No-Gi and what makes an academy successful. Click “Read More” for show notes!
- His background
- Equalizing the ego
- The tall/lanky body type in Jiu-Jitsu
- Leg lock discussion
- Why he competes
- Progression in Jiu-Jitsu
- Sucking less over time
- Learning to move yourself instead of moving your opponent
- Self analyzing your game
- Managing intensity in competition and training
- The Pummel
- His decision to quit his job as a school teacher to pursue Jiu-Jitsu and live a minimalist lifestyle
- What makes an academy successful?
- 2018 goals
- Gi vs No-Gi
- Becoming a well rounded black belt
- Does the gi help your no-gi game?