Rafael Lovato Jr makes his 3rd appearance on the show to talk about his recent health diagnosis, returning to BJJ competition, how MMA has influenced his Jiu-Jitsu and his thoughts on the leg lock game. He also goes deep on guard passing concepts! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Update on his health
  • Discovering his condition
  • Fighting through Cavernoma
  • Advice for working through hard times
  • His newfound purpose
  • His plans for a book
  • Returning to Jiu-Jitsu competition
  • Why he loves the gi
  • Finding opponents
  • Imposing his game on opponents
  • How MMA has influenced his Jiu-Jitsu
  • The Pummel
  • Guard passing concepts
  • Gi and No-Gi passing
  • His BJJ Fanatics instructional
  • His thoughts on the leg lock game
  • Why he feels the gi helps with no-gi
  • Advice for facing big names in competition
  • Major goals for 2020