Kevin Phillips is a BJJ purple belt, a comedian and co-host of The Verbal Tap Podcast. He talks about dealing with injuries, call-outs in Jiu-Jitsu, exploratory rash guards and spats, podcasting and BJJ in the digital age. Click “read more” for show notes! 


  • Strep Throat / Surgery
  • Kettlebells and conditioning
  • Adapting Jiu-Jitsu to your injuries
  • Kyle Maynard
  • Exploratory rash guards and spats
  • Call-outs in BJJ
  • Jiu-Jitsu in the digital age
  • Jiu-Jitsu in the Olympics / Unified rules
  • BJJ for spectators
  • Facebook live’s impact on Jiu-Jitsu
  • Using Youtube effectively to learn
  • Rolling with Rafael Lovato Jr
  • The Verbal Tap Podcast
  • Bouncing / Getting hit with purses
  • Self defense / Real world lapel chokes
  • His plans for the future