Justin Rader joins the show and talks about blending Wrestling with BJJ, developing take downs, leaving your comfort zone, and the importance of knowing why you train. He also talks about leadership and effective coaching. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Learning Wrestling from Johnny Hendricks’s father
  • Wrestling’s impact on him
  • His style of wrestling
  • Finding BJJ
  • Adapting Wrestling to BJJ
  • The burden of movement
  • The baseball choke is evil
  • His reduced learning curve
  • The importance of blending styles early
  • Take downs in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Training immersion
  • Grappling’s ability to break your comfort zone
  • Mapping out a game
  • Giving your best in the moment
  • His obsession with not getting taken down
  • The importance of knowing why you train
  • Why he hates the phrase “you win or you learn”
  • His “why”
  • Leadership
  • The Pummel
  • Coaching effectively