Fresh off his incredible performance at ADCC, Lachland Giles joins the show to talk about the event, the evolution of his style, the leg lock game and pattern recognition. He also talks about improving weak areas and his burning hatred for mosquitoes. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Kung Fu
  • Discovering Jiu-Jitsu
  • The growth of the art worldwide
  • The evolution of his style
  • The leg lock game
  • How dangerous are heel hooks really?
  • Leg lock education for beginners
  • Keeping beginners focused on fundamentals
  • Pattern recognition and reverse engineering
  • Honing in on weak areas
  • Analyzing training progress
  • The Pummel
  • His mentality going into ADCC 2019
  • Why he asked for Lucas Lepri first in his weight class
  • The absolute division
  • Developing flexibility
  • The sequence he used in all his ADCC submission wins
  • His match with Gordon Ryan
  • His new BJJ Fanatics instructional (coupon code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Teaching “messy techniques”
  • Goals for 2019 and 2020