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Ep.058 – James Hoffman

James Hoffman BJJ Fight Soap
'I Sell Soap' Real-life fight club character James Hoffman describes what it's like having your entire life revolve around BJJ. James shares the highs (and lows) of having a partner who trains, as well as how he found himself in the business of making jiu jitsu fight soap. Check out James' awesome Trap and Roll soap

Ep.057 – Brent Burniston

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'Found in Hollywood' Los Angeles, and Hollywood in particular, is a very strange place. Nobody knows this better than Brent Burniston. After growing up in a small rural town, he moved to the big city nearly 20 years ago to devote himself to the martial arts. During that time he's experienced all of the highs and lows the city has to...

Ep. 056 – Bret Perchaluk

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'Strategic Intelligence' Jiu Jitsu has gained widespread recognition in the military as an effective part of soldiers' combat training. Strategic intelligence student and jiu jitsu black belt Bret Perchaluk has spent years making soldiers 'harder to kill' using martial arts and tactical training. Bret and Nic discuss 9/11, Order vs Anarchy and why you shouldn't 'play' guard.

Ep. 055 – Daren Bartlett

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'Keeping the Tradition Alive' Independent filmmaker, capoeria player and jiu jitsu black belt Daren Bartlett has lived a life of passion and adventure. Guided by the motto 'always get involved', Daren has traveled the world documenting exceptional people and events. In this episode Daren discusses his film 'Tradition', which is considered by many to be the best jiu jitsu documentary ever...

Ep. 054 – Nogi Yogi

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'Straight Shooter' Yogi, black belt, law-enforcement agent and wise-cracker Josh Stockman pulls no punches when it comes to his thoughts on the 'self-defense' debate in jiu jitsu. Check out Josh's Grappling with Yoga program Also available on Stitcher and iTunes.

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Brown belt Mike Velez shares the path which took him from to becoming the founder of the of one of the last remaining BJJ print publications,  Jiu Jitsu Magazine. Mike explains how he turned his passion for the art into not one but two successful businesses and how he stays motivated to keep creating world class jiu jitsu content.

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