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Epi 31 Developing Talent with Daniel Coyle –Daniel Coyle is a New York Times bestselling author ofThe Talent Code and The Little Book of Talent. He is one of the leading authorities on developing talent. He may not be a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but his ideas about how to practice can help you understand how you learn. The methods he has found could help catapult your game to the next level and beyond.
Epi 32 Alliance Black Belt Jonathan “Macarrao” -Thomas This week we are joined by Jonathan Thomas. Jonathan was recently awarded his black belt from Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. You will find Jonathan training, teaching, and positional sparring at The Alliance headquarters in Atlanta.
Epi 33 Breaking things down with Ostap Manastyrski –Ostap Manastryski is a brown belt under Elliott Bayev, he trains and teaches at OpenMat Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Toronto Canada. Ostap breaks down BJJ videos on his YouTube channel, this is a great resource for anyone wanting to better understand BJJ.
Epi 34 Making changes to your BJJ game
–This week we take a break from having a guest on the show and Gary and Byron talk about making changes to your BJJ game.
Epi 35- Listener Stories, Injuries Part 1 of 2
-This week we have stories from our listeners. These are stories about getting injured and overcoming the injury. This episode is packed full of great advice for anyone who has been injured, or if you have a teammate that has been injured. It is important to know what to expect and the advice will help get you back on the mat my friends.
Epi 36- Listener Stories, Injuries Part 2 of 2 -More amazing injury and recovery stories from the listeners.
Epi 37 Great Advice from Carlos Machado
-Carlos Machado is a Red Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has been teaching BJJ in the United States for over 20 years. He moved to Texas in 1995, and he is now running 6 BJJ schools. He is the oldest of the five legendary Machado brothers.
Epi 38 Nick Albin- He May Not Be A Jedi, But He Is Chewy
-This week we talk to Nick Albin otherwise known as “Chewy”. He teaches and trains BJJ full time and is the head instructor at Derby City Mixed Martial Arts in Louisville, KY. Chewy is a Black Belt under Renato Tavares. He also has a website with lots of great information about BJJ here http://chewjitsu.net/
Epi 39 The 3 Steps to Making Changes to Your BJJ
-This week we talk about making changes to your BJJ and developing a game plan. We break it down into 3 main steps: 1) Define the objectives 2) Get help 3) Do the work. You are the only person how is ultimately in charge of your BJJ development take responsibility and make it happen. To help you obtain your goal we strongly recommend that your write it down.
Epi 40 Interview With BJJ Black Belt Wil Horneff
-This week we talk to Wil Horneff. This interview is packed full of great training advice and you can tell Wil has a passion for training and helping his students. Wil is a Black belt under Ralph Gracie, he owns a school in Westwood NJ called Training Grounds Jiu-Jitsu & MMA
. At Training Grounds
they teach BJJ, MMA, kickboxing, and also teach Kids Martial Arts in Bergen County, NJ.