Marcos “Yemaso” Torregrosa joins the show to talk about finding BJJ in Puerto Rico, the early days of MMA, training and living in Brazil and teaching effectively. He also discusses the difficult decision some students face of switching teams. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Discovering BJJ in Puerto Rico
  • UFC 9
  • Styles vs styles
  • Alliance
  • Traveling to Brazil to learn from Cassio Werneck
  • Life in Brazil
  • Exploring wrestling
  • Teaching effectively
  • Cliques within academies
  • The white belt process
  • Cultivating a positive culture
  • Crazy training stories from Brazil
  • Training at Team Lloyd Irvin
  • Switching teams
  • The Pummel
  • The “Big 4”
  • Kids anti-bullying programs