Renato Canuto joins the show to talk about his start in the sport, the importance of being unpredictable and balancing guard work with passing. He also dives deep on his passing game, competition mentality and the benefits of rolling with lower ranks. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Quarantine
  • Long hair in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Origins
  • Influences on his style
  • Judo
  • Beginning BJJ
  • Building comfort in competition
  • Being unpredictable and using deflections
  • His guard passing system
  • Unorthodox and “wild card” techniques
  • Learning not to telegraph techniques
  • Persistence without over-committing
  • Balancing progression in guard and passing
  • Mapping out your training
  • The Pummel
  • Moving to the US
  • The benefits of rolling with lower ranks
  • The differences in training structure in Brazil and the US
  • Longevity with his style
  • His instructional with BJJ Fanatics
  • 2020 goals