Joe Baize joins the show to talk about unorthodox techniques, leg lock concepts and training dummies. He also opens up about battling depression through Jiu-Jitsu, building comfort with competition and learning to accept losses on the mats. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Discovering BJJ in the old days
  • His MMA background
  • Becoming a professional grappler
  • Training and competing in the gi
  • The development of his style
  • Dealing with the old negative mantra around leg locks
  • Encouraging unorthodox techniques
  • Strength and cardio in grappling
  • Training dummies
  • Gokor Chivichyan
  • Josh Hayden
  • Tom DeBlass
  • The Pummel
  • Building comfort with competition
  • Learning to accept losses
  • BJJ for depression
  • Crucial leg lock concepts
  • Note taking
  • His upcoming instructional with BJJ Fanatics (coupon code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Recent and upcoming competitions