Epi 122 BJJ and MMA with Rolles Gracie

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This week we are excited to bring you an interview with Rolles Gracie. Rolles has competed in all the major grappling events and he has fought in the UFC. Rolles has a win over Bob Sapp.

Rolles Gracie

We talk about:

  • His mma fight with Bob Sapp
  • His off the mat hobbies (snowboarding and sky diving)
  • He trains at Renzo’s
  • Doing Jiu-Jitsu as a kid
  • Developing a style
  • How learning BJJ is like going in a circle
  • Doing self defense and jiu-jitsu
  • Some of the changes in jiu-jitsu over the years
  • Moving from Brazil to New York
  • Advice for a competition
  • Dealing with injuries
  • How people with busy schedules can still get better at BJJ
  • Why you should spend at least an hour a day doing something you enjoy


Quote of the week: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” –Albert Einstein

Article of the week: Tattoos and BJJ- How long before I can roll from Attacktheback.com

Catch us next week for another episode of The BjjBrick Podcast