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Episode 027: Eddie Bravo

In this episode, we are joined by 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo. Eddie discusses his rise to fame after shocking the world at ADCC 2003, the Royler Gracie rematch and addresses some of the general misconceptions about himself and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu.

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Episode 026: Rob Kahn

In this episode we are joined by Rob Kahn. A pioneer in BJJ and the first man to earn a black belt under Master Royce Gracie, Professor Rob gives very insightful opinions on training methods and shares some great stories from the Gracie garage in the early 90’s.  

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Episode 025: Kurt Osiander Returns!

BJJ cult icon Kurt Osiander returns to the show for another hilarious and unfiltered episode. Kurt talks about his recent competition at the Masters Worlds, his TV appearance on the Anthony Bourdain show and getting in trouble in Japan. Oh, and of course.. Weapons and heavy metal!

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Episode 024: Guybson Sa

In this episode, we are joined by Guybson Sa. A professional MMA fighter and standout grappler with victories over Buchecha, Rodolfo Vieira, Jeff Monson and Hector Lombard, Guybson shares his story with us as well as his opinions on training methods, belt promotions and the differences between the Jiu-Jitsu in the U.S. and Brazil.

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Episode 023: Roberto Traven

6th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, ADCC Champion, 2x World Champion. Brazilian National Champion, 3x Pan American Champion and UFC veteran. In this episode, we are joined by Master Roberto Traven. Master Traven shares his story, his opinions of modern Jiu-Jitsu and MMA and gives his advice on the importance of mastering the fundamentals.

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Episode 022: Hector Lombard

UFC welterweight, 7x National Cuban Judo Champion, Judo Olympic competitor. Our guest, Hector Lombard, shares his powerful life story in a revealing interview about life in Cuba, his climb to the Olympic Judo Team and his professional MMA career. Hector’s emotional story is very inspirational and we are thankful he shared it with us.

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Episode 021: Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro

We are joined by 4x World Champion, 2x National Brazilian Champion, ADCC veteran, professional MMA fighter, Shooto and Cage Rage Champion, Professor Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro. A veteran and champion of both competitive Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, Professor Vitor shares his story along with insights about training, belt promotions and remaining calm under pressure.

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Episode 020: Draculino

We are joined by Professor Vinicius Magalhaes, known to his many fans as Draculino. A world renowned instructor, Jiu-Jitsu champion and MMA fighter, Draculino tells his story, reminisces on the old days in Brazil and offers his opinion on everything from online learning to ineffective training methods. Follow Draculino on his Facebook Page, YouTube channel, and […]

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Episode 019: Dean Lister

In this episode, we’re joined by Dean Lister, one of the most respected and decorated grapplers in the world. He’s an ADCC Open Weight, Superfight and -99kg Champion, National Jiu-Jitsu and Sambo champion, UFC and Pride veteran and King of the Cage middleweight champion. Dean weighs in on training methods, diet and trusting your instincts.

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Episode 018: Royler Gracie

Master Royler Gracie is a 7th degree coral belt , 5th son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, 4x World Jiu-Jitsu champion, 2x Pan Ams champion, 3x ADCC champion. He is one of the most accomplished competitors of all time. He talks about the importance of self-defense, competition and tells stories of his father.

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