Professor Mike Velez is back to give us an update on the busy world of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine! We talk about his recent promotion to Black Belt, self discovery through BJJ and his exciting new app that innovates the way you view the magazine!  Click “Read More” for show notes! 


  • His recent promotion to Black Belt
  • Adjusting to being a Black Belt
  • The meaning of a Black Belt
  • The therapeutic benefits of Jiu-Jitsu
  • Leading by example
  • Similarities between the military and Jiu-Jitsu for character building
  • Discovering yourself through Jiu-Jitsu
  •  Building a game as a Black Belt
  • His future as a teacher
  • His new app,  JJM/360
  • Speed bumps of developing an app
  • Training with Jocko Willink
  • Why he wakes up at 4am every morning
  • Training early in the morning
  • Dietary struggles
  • Coupon code for GCP listeners!