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Episode 021 – Rich Byrne

Rich Byrne and Rolles Gracie Kasai
'High Roller' This week we are joined by Rich Byrne, CEO of the new grappling promotion, KASAI. Rich shares some great stories how he got into BJJ via a chance meeting with Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, former owners of UFC and how his first ever class was with Renzo Gracie. He also explains valuable lessons from jiu jitsu that helped him advance...

Episode 020 – Alexander Darwin

Alexander Darwin Boston BJJ
'The Combat Codes' 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...

Episode 019 – Josh Griffiths

Josh Griffiths Clockwork BJJ Jiu JItsu New York City
'It's All About the Students' Yogi, Brown belt Pan American Champion and all-around awesome guy Josh Griffiths stops by to share some of the lessons he's learned running the successful Clockwork Jiu Jitsu academy in Manhattan. Check out Josh's academy, Clockwork Jiu Jitsu. Click play below to listen. Also available on Stitcher and iTunes. Show Sponsors: Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood Store – Get 10% Off Gi’s, Rashguards, Belts and Instructional...

Episode 018 – Cyrille Diabaté

'Focused Violence' Cyrille Diabaté spent a lifetime channeling his anger at his mother's death into an epic martial arts career. One of France's fighers, Cyrille has competed at the pinnacle of international combat sports , having fought in Pride, K1 and the UFC. We discuss his early days as a expert in the striking martial arts of Muay Thai and Savate and...

Episode 017 – Johnny FD

johnny FD 12 weeks in thailand Muay Thai
'The Nowhere Man' By all accounts, Johhny FD Had it at all. A big house in the Hollywood hills, fast cars and a high-paying job. But he wasn't happy. He made the courageous step to leave it all behind and sold everything he had to move to Thailand. Listen as Johnny shares the joys (and difficulties) of his nomadic lifestyle and why...

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