Episode 039 – Fernando Yamasaki

‘The Boy from Brazil’

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One of Brazil’s original jiu jitsu exports, Fernando Yamasaki has been immersed in grappling culture since his early teens and seen pretty much everything the jiu jitsu world has to offer. In this interview he shares stories of his early training in Brazil as well as his arrival in America and his efforts to grow the art there.

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