This episode we have interviews with Jake Fox, Tim Sledd, and Roli Delgado. This is a great preview of the first BjjBrick Event. The event will be June 22, 23, 24 in Wichita Kansas at Fox Fitness. We hope to see you there!
This week we have an interview with 58 year old brown belt and competitor Glenn Jarrell. We have been wanting to get Glenn on the podcast for quite sometime, you will soon find out why as Glenn shares some of his story.
We talk about:
Why he started BJJ at 47 year old
Using his high school wrestling to start BJJ
Training BJJ at 58 years old
Having a supportive family
Why he stuck with BJJ after trying many other exercises
Why he started competing
Competing against younger competitors
Competing at big tournaments
Winning purple belt Masters 6 at worlds
His training schedule
What he does differently to prepare for a tournament
Changes that he has made to his diet
Dealing with back pain
Working for the Kansas athletic commission at MMA events
Advice for someone starting BJJ in their late 40’s
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Jake is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Andre Tim Monteiro. He opened up his own academy in Wichita Kansas about a year and a half ago.
Jake has done MMA, Muay Thai, and Jiu-Jitsu.
We start off this interview about Andre telling us a little about Jake.
Jake talks with us about:
-Opening up his own school
-His journey from white belt to black belt
-His training philosophies
-Training at different skill levels
-Dealing with injuries