Robert Drysdale makes his 3rd appearance on the show! He talks about the importance of human contact, the struggles of running a gym, confidence waves during the BJJ journey and chronic blaming. He also updates us on his upcoming documentary Closed Guard! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Quarantine
  • The impact of Coronavirus on gym owners
  • The importance of human contact
  • Brazilian culture’s impact on Jiu-Jitsu
  • BJJ’s filtration system
  • Trash talking in BJJ
  • BS in martial arts
  • The balance of being a school owner in the Jiu-Jitsu business
  • Confidence waves
  • Life phases
  • The human condition
  • Blaming and self-deception
  • You can’t please them all
  • Learning to grow as a person
  • Making tough decisions as a school owner
  • Athletes and relationships
  • Removing negative people from your circle
  • The Pummel
  • Closed Guard documentary
  • The tangled lineage of Jiu-Jitsu
  • Releasing his documentary
  • 2020 goals