Professor Ishmael Bentley joins the show to talk about his incredible outreach program, the International Jiu-Jitsu Education Fund. This program helps kids in struggling communities around the world get access to Jiu-Jitsu at no cost. Click “read more” for show notes! 


  • His recent fundraiser seminar
  • His origins
  • His background in the medical industry
  • Leaving a successful career to teach Jiu-Jitsu
  • Professor Pedro Sauer
  • Keeping it fun
  • Training in Brazil
  • Splitting time between areas of improvement
  • The Pummel
  • International Jiu-Jitsu Education Fund
  • Economic struggles in rural areas
  • The structure of IJEF
  • Seminars at his school