One of BJJ’s most exciting stars, Lucas Barbosa joins the show to talk about following in his idol’s footsteps in Brazil, overcoming poverty and the law of attraction. He also discusses training, drilling and building a solid game. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Jiu-Jitsu’s presence in northern Brazil
  • Jacare Souza’s impact on his game
  • Having to leave home to pursue his dreams
  • Overcoming poverty and obstacles
  • The Worlds moving to LA
  • Burning the ships behind him
  • Managing ego
  • Law of attraction
  • “The Team” webshow
  • His match with Matheus Diniz
  • Grinding through tough sessions
  • Training at Atos
  • The Pummel
  • Building a takedown game
  • His BJJ Fanatics DVD (coupon code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Modifying takedowns for BJJ
  • Chaining passes and takedowns together
  • Drilling
  • 2019 goals