Episode 020 – Alexander Darwin

‘The Combat Codes’

Alexander Darwin Boston BJJ

For those of us that train, we know that most depictions of fighting in the media are nonsensical and completely divorced from the realities of actual combat.

BJJ black belt Alexander Darwin hopes to change that with his science fiction novel, The Combat Codes. Alex joins discuss his book, why ballet can help jiu jitsu and why tapping does not mean losing.

Check out Alexander’s book, The Combat Codes.

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