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Episode 059: Adam Wheeler

In this episode, we are joined by Adam Wheeler. Olympic bronze medalist in Greco Roman Wrestling, BJJ Black Belt, Masters World Champion and active SWAT Team officer. Adam recounts his Olympic experience and his transition into BJJ

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Episode 058: Shawn Williams

The 3rd Black Belt under Master Renzo Gracie and the creator of The Williams Guard, Professor Shawn shares great stories from the early days at Renzo’s in NY and gives insight on the intricacies of The Williams Guard

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Episode 057: Andre “Negao” Terencio

In this episode, we are joined by Andre “Negao” Terencio. Professor Andre gives insight on commonly misunderstood IBJJF rules, the difference between promotion time in the US and Brazil and being married to a women’s world champion.

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Episode 056: Leo Nogueira

In this epsisode, we are joined by Professor Leo Nogueira. A highly decorated competitor and world champion, Leo covers details on some of his favorite techniques, his competition experiences and his life long love for video games!

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Episode 055: Ruben “The Dade County Crippler” Alvarez returns!

The Dade County Crippler is back once again, coming fresh off EBI and preparing for The Kakuto Submission Challenge. Ruben talks about the unity that comes from training, the importance of humility and his preparation to begin at the Miami Police Academy.

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Episode 054: Andrew “GoatFury” Smith

In this episode we are joined by Andrew “Goatfury” Smith. A highly respected instructor and owner of Team Revolution BJJ, Andrew shares his thoughts on trends within Jiu-Jitsu, leg locks, teaching responsibly and running an efficient tournament.

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Episode 053: Vector Jiu-Jitsu

In this episode, we are joined by Chris and Beth Thrasher. Their program, Vector Jiu-Jitsu, is a Mississippi based community outreach program geared towards helping underprivileged teens create a positive lifestyle through the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

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Episode 052: Xande Ribeiro

In this episode, we are joined by Professor Xande Ribeiro. One of the most decorated competitors of all time, Xande shares his insights from his long career as a competitor and instructor. He also discusses his opinions and concerns for the direction the sport is heading.

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Episode 051: Javi Vazquez

In this episode we are joined by Javi “Showtime” Vazquez. A UFC, WEC and King of the Cage veteran and lightweight champion, Javi gives insight on his career, the grappling aspects of MMA and his style he teaches, which he feels is the best self defense system out there!

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Episode 050: Carlos Machado

In this episode, we are joined by a living legend and pioneer of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the US, Master Carlos Machado. A World, Brazilian and Pan Ams champion, Master Carlos is considered “The Godfather” of BJJ in the southwest United States. Some of his students are Rafael Lovato Jr, Travis Lutter and Chuck Norris.

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