Rafael Lovato Jr joins the show for a candid and honest discussion about his transition from MMA back to BJJ competition. He talks about struggles he's overcome and what he sees for the future. He also talks about academy ownership and the Kimura!
Alex Ecklin joins the show to talk about the importance of being persistent when developing skills, his unique academy structure and tips for coping with awkwardness when you're new to Jiu-Jitsu. He also gives great technical insight to the G-Roll!
Edwin "Junny" Ocasio joins the show to share his powerful story of overcoming abuse to becoming one of Jiu-Jitsu's top athletes. He also explains why hobbyist practitioners and professional athletes need each other for success, and we talk leg locks!
Kristian Woodmansee discusses mindset, the danger of negative self-talk, overcoming plateaus and the importance of mobility on the ground. He also dives deep on Omoplatas and how to use them effectively!
Dean Lister joins the show to talk about developing a strong leg lock game, his MMA career and thoughts on teaching. He also candidly shares his experience treating CTE with psychedelics, which was featured on HBO Sports recently.