Episode 037: Ryan Ford

‘Making the Pilgrimage’

Ryan Ford is host of one of the best jiu jitsu shows around, the Grappling Central Podcast. In addition to that, he’s a super-interesting guy with some wonderful stories of his time spent training at the legendary De La Riva academy in Brazil. He also has great insights into what it takes to survive as a full-time professional in the jiu jitsu industry.

Check out Ryan’s fantastic Grappling Central Podcast.

Also available on Stitcher and iTunes.

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