Pete “The Greek” Letsos is an American trailblazer in Jiu-Jitsu. He talks about being one of the early Americans to move to Brazil to train, the importance of maintaining a student perspective, his time spent with Master Carlson Gracie and wristlocks! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • Growing up in Chicago
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu
  • Carlson Gracie
  • Drilling
  • Using other activities to help your Jiu-Jitsu
  • His BJJ Fanatics instructional (Coupon Code: GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Maintaining a student perspective
  • The deep waters of modern competition
  • Scrambles
  • What the hell is a whizzer?
  • Sao Paulo and training in Brazil
  • Training dummies
  • Wristlocks
  • His favorite Carlson Gracie story
  • BJJ in MMA
  • Self defense
  • The Pummel
  • The growth of his school
  • Rebuilding after the fire
  • Goals for 2020
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