Robert Degle joins the show to talk about why he traded a pursuit of Philosophy for Jiu-Jitsu, the value of a systems-based approach to BJJ, learning from John Danaher and analyzing data. He also covers leg lock principles and general sustained pressure. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu
  • Dogs
  • Jiu-Jitsu’s addicting nature
  • Willpower
  • “Cooking the beans”
  • General sustained pressure
  • Having a first move
  • Systems based approach to BJJ
  • Learning from Professor John Danaher
  • Choosing Jiu-Jitsu over Philosophy
  • Expressing yourself through Jiu-Jitsu
  • Access to knowledge
  • Receiving data
  • Access to knowledge
  • Receiving data
  • Jiu-Jitsu’s constant expansion
  • The Pummel
  • Leg Lock principles
  • Mapping out your game
  • What drives him to teach
  • Is Jiu-Jitsu for everyone?
  • The importance of being actively inquisituve
  • His favorite ruleset
  • Goals for 2020