The frontman and guitarist of the metal band Trivium, BJJ brown belt Matt Heafy sits down to discuss how he’s overcome being a “slow learner”, making progress while balancing work and the value of failures. He also shares his love for leg locks! Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Correlations between music and Jiu-Jitsu
  • Being a “slow learner”
  • His love for the leg lock game
  • Training with frequent breaks due to work
  • Other Jiu-Jitsu rockers
  • Training safely as a touring musician
  • Why he needs Jiu-Jitsu to stay balanced in life
  • “Dangerous” techniques
  • The power of leg attacks
  • Jiu-Jitsu for his kids
  • The Pummel
  • The value of failures