Steve Austin has over 20 years of experience training, competing and teaching martial arts. He talks about overcoming a childhood disease, dealing with bullying as a kid and why it’s important to reach kids who are bullies as well as their victims. Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • Overcoming a childhood hip disease
  • How bullying led him to martial arts
  • Theory-based martial arts
  • His process of accepting new youth students
  • Explaining Jiu-Jitsu to parents
  • Life lessons from bullying
  • Taking bullies in as students
  • Verbal Jiu-Jitsu
  • Jiu-Jitsu as therapy
  • Self defense Jiu-Jitsu
  • His MMA experience
  • The Pummel
  • The birth and growth of his school
  • How not having an affiliation has affected his school and his own journey
  • Future goals