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Episode 461: Kent Peters returns!

Kent Peters returns to talk about zombie apocalypse scenarios, horseback riding disasters, leg locking bigger people, his hatred for quarantine cooking videos and how Covid ruined Disneyland. He also talks about the IBJJF allowing heel hooks and more! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 460: Matt Heafy

Matt Heafy, Trivium

The frontman and guitarist of the metal band Trivium, BJJ brown belt Matt Heafy sits down to discuss how he’s overcome being a “slow learner”, making progress while balancing work and the value of failures. He also shares his love for leg locks! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 459: Kurt Osiander

Kurt is back and in typical fashion, the normal order of the show goes right off the rails… Topics discussed include gross things that dogs do, Mars rovers, intergalactic viruses, aliens, post-apocalyptic lifestyles and classic PC and arcade games. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 458: Billy Graziadei

Biohazard, billy biohazard,

Lead vocalist and guitarist of Biohazard, Billy talks about the impact BJJ has had on him, finding the art pre-UFC and his thoughts on effective teaching. He also shares some entertaining self defense stories and being attacked by Harley Flanagan’s dog!  Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 457: Ariel Sexton

Ariel “Tarzan” Sexton joins the show to talk about the BJJ scene in Costa Rica, his MMA career, sports psychology, meditation and the reverse triangle. He also talks about street fights in Canada, laxative pranks, Australian accents and bad vegetables. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 456: Brad Souders

Brad Souders joins the show to talk about starting BJJ in a town of less than 2k people in the 90’s, pursuing Judo and BJJ simultaneously, overcoming competition nerves, and how to be a good training partner. He also talks a bout his passion for teaching! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! […]

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Episode 455: Michael Zenga

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Michael Zenga joins the show to talk about switching from boxing to Judo and BJJ, starting BJJ Fanatics and the growth of the company. He also gives advice for heavyweights and he provides deep, technical insight on how to make the perfect pizza! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 454: Josh McKinney

Josh McKinney joins the show to talk about competition mentality, the white belt struggle, running an efficient school and overcoming plateaus. He also trades funny podcasting stories with Ryan about his own show “The I Suck as Jiu-Jitsu Podcast”. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 453: Vinny Magalhaes

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Vinny Magalhaes joins the show to talk about technical imbalances, developing a dangerous guard, coaching styles, how MMA impacted his Jiu-Jitsu and how he became a highly respected MMA coach. He also talks about Taco Bell, reptiles and a fear of heights. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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Episode 452: Xande Ribeiro returns!

Xande returns to discuss his new affiliation, when new students should begin rolling, academy ownership and restricting techniques by rank. He also gives deep technical insight to his Diamond Concept and how it applies to various positions on the mat! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes! [powerpress]

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