Rodrigo Antunes joins the show to talk about starting training at a young age, coming up with world class mentors, plateaus in training, teaching kids and managing parents, heavyweight Jiu-Jitsu and his experience training MMA! Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • Exposure to Judo and Jiu-Jitsu at a young age
  • Having world class mentors
  • Not creating duplicates as an instructor
  • Cross training
  • Plateaus in training
  • Teaching kids
  • His curriculum
  • Teaching culture to students
  • Managing overzealous parents
  • How his game changed over time with his physical growth
  • Heavyweight Jiu-Jitsu
  • Classic matches from the early days of Brazil
  • The Pummel
  • The region of the world he was surprised to find high level Jiu-Jitsu
  • His Russian mob experience
  • Learning from Gene Lebell and Gokor Chivichyan
  • Modern Jiu-Jitsu rules
  • Future goals