Professor Jared Feierabend joins the show to talk about learning from the greats, meeting Grandmaster Helio Gracie, learning to flow and managing training with age. He also discusses living in the wilderness and changes he’s seen in the art over time. Click “read more” for show notes!



  • Origins
  • Why he lives in the wilderness
  • His traditional martial arts base
  • Getting his black belt from Professor Dave Camarillo
  • Training in Brazil and meeting Grandmaster Helio Gracie
  • His style of Jiu-Jitsu
  • Learning to flow
  • Managing Jiu-Jitsu with age
  • Selecting new techniques to work on
  • The Pummel
  • Changes in Jiu-Jitsu he’s seen over time
  • Speed passing
  • Learning to simulate the masters
  • Teaching operatives for the US government
  • Reaching people through Jiu-Jitsu
  • The biggest impact BJJ has had on his life